Aleppo : the rise and fall of Syria's great merchant city (Book, 2018) []
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Aleppo : the rise and fall of Syria's great merchant city

Aleppo : the rise and fall of Syria's great merchant city

Author: Philip Mansel
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New paperback editionView all editions and formats
"Aleppo lies in ruins. Its streets are plunged in darkness, most of its population has fled. But this was once a vibrant world city, where Muslims, Christians and Jews lived and traded together in peace. Few places are as ancient and diverse as Aleppo - one of the oldest, continuously inhabited cities in the world - successively ruled by the Assyrian, Persian, Greek, Roman, Arab, Ottoman and French empires. Under  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Mansel
ISBN: 9781784538477 1784538477
OCLC Number: 1017575523
Description: x, 258 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Philip Mansel.


A poignant testament to the city shattered by Syria's civil war.  Read more...


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`Philip Mansel, our greatest authority on the civilisation of the Levant, has written a characteristically concise and elegant elegy to one of the oldest, grandest, and most cosmopolitan cities of Read more...

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