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Aleppo : a history

Aleppo : a history

Author: Ross Burns
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2018. ©2018
Series: Cities of the ancient world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Burns
ISBN: 9780415737210 0415737214 9780815367987 0815367988
OCLC Number: 1036248614
Notes: Originally published 2016; first published in paperback 2018.
Description: xx, 340 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Setting the Scene - Bronze and Iron Ages2. Greek and Roman Aleppo3. In Antioch's Orbit - Byzantine Aleppo in a World of Churches and Monasteries4. Transition to an Islamic Order - Aleppo on a New Frontier5. A Delicate Balance - Between Turkic and Arab Worlds6. Fortress of Islam - Aleppo and the First Crusade7. Zengid Aleppo8. Saladin and the Ayyubids (1174-1260)9. A Wider World Opens - Aleppo under the Mamluks (1260-1516)10. The First Ottoman Centuries (1516-1750)11. Modernising Aleppo (1750-2000)12. Postscript
Series Title: Cities of the ancient world.
Responsibility: Ross Burns.


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