Wood dwellings sagged, and refuse was stacked high between them.
The walls of the dwellings are entirely cut out of the natural rock.
The public buildings are mostly constructed of broken stone and mortar, plastered outside and covered with red tiles, but the common dwellings are generally constructed of tapiarough trellis-work walls filled in with mud.
The dwellings were alight and inns packed with refugees fleeing the eastern and southern portions of the city before they, too, died in the war.
They nowhere built permanent dwellings, but contented themselves with mere hovels for temporary shelter.