Timeline of Aleppo

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Aleppo, Syria.

Prior to 10th century[edit]

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History of Syria
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Bronze Age
Middle Ages
Early modern
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10th-12th centuries[edit]

13th century[edit]

14th-15th centuries[edit]

Bimaristan Arghun al-Kamili, 1354

16th century[edit]

17th-18th centuries[edit]

Aleppo, 1754

19th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

Aleppo Nestlé building; Tilel street 1920s, postcard by Wattar Brothers

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Britannica 1910.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Baedeker 1876.
  3. ^ a b c d e Murray 1858.
  4. ^ a b Raymond 1984.
  5. ^ a b c d e Bosworth 2007.
  6. ^ Blackwood 1916.
  7. ^ Abdul-Karim Rafeq (2008). "Economic Organization of Cities in Ottoman Syria". In Peter Sluglett (ed.). Urban Social History of the Middle East, 1750-1950. NY: Syracuse University Press. ISBN 9780815631941.
  8. ^ Henri Bouchot (1890). "Topographical index of the principal towns where early printing presses were established". In H. Grevel (ed.). The book: its printers, illustrators, and binders, from Gutenberg to the present time. H. Grevel & Co.
  9. ^ History of Dates, J.M. Dent, London, 1954
  10. ^ "A history of cities in 50 buildings", The Guardian, UK, 2015
  11. ^ Morse 1823.
  12. ^ a b Chambers 1901.
  13. ^ Keith David Watenpaugh (2006), Being modern in the Middle East, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, ISBN 9780691121697, 0691121699
  14. ^ Lewis R. Freeman (1915). "Railway Lines of Syria and Palestine". Railway Age Gazette.
  15. ^ a b c d Sami Moubayed (2006), Steel & Silk, Seattle, USA: Cune Press, ISBN 9781885942401
  16. ^ Keith David Watenpaugh (2012), "Being middle class and being Arab: sectarian dilemmas and middle-class modernity in the Arab Middle East, 1908-1936", in A. Ricardo López (ed.), The making of the middle class, Durham: Duke University Press, ISBN 9780822351177
  17. ^ Arnold H. Green (1988). "The History of Libraries in the Arab World: A Diffusionist Model". Libraries & Culture. 23: 454–473. JSTOR 25542092.
  18. ^ Encyclopedia of Arabic Literature. Taylor & Francis. 1998. ISBN 9780415185714.
  19. ^ Keith D. Watenpaugh (2003). "Middle-Class Modernity and the Persistence of the Politics of Notables in Inter-War Syria". International Journal of Middle East Studies. 35. JSTOR 3879620.
  20. ^ "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 1965. New York: Statistical Office of the United Nations. 1966. pp. 140–161.
  21. ^ United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistical Office (1976). "Population of capital city and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 1975. New York. pp. 253–279.
  22. ^ United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistical Office (1987). "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants". 1985 Demographic Yearbook. New York. pp. 247–289.
  23. ^ United Nations Department for Economic and Social Information and Policy Analysis, Statistics Division (1997). "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants". 1995 Demographic Yearbook. New York. pp. 262–321.
  24. ^ "Capitals of Islamic Culture". Morocco: Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  25. ^ Karin van Nieuwkerk (2011), Muslim rap, halal soaps, and revolutionary theater: artistic developments in the Muslim world, Austin, Tex: University of Texas Press, ISBN 9780292726819
  26. ^ a b Encyclopædia Britannica Book of the Year. 2013. ISBN 978-1-62513-103-4.


Published in 18th-19th century
Published in 20th century
  • "Aleppo", Chambers's Encyclopaedia, London: W. & R. Chambers, 1901
  • "Aleppo", Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.), New York, 1910, OCLC 14782424 – via Internet Archive
  • W.J.C. (1916). "Aleppo". Blackwood's Magazine. 200: 179–190.
  • Hector William Dinning (1920), "Aleppo", Nile to Aleppo, London: G. Allen & Unwin
  • Andre Raymond (1984). "Population of Aleppo in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries according to Ottoman Census Documents". International Journal of Middle East Studies. 16. JSTOR 163151.
  • Yasser Tabbaa. "Circles of Power: Palace, Citadel, and City in Ayyubid Aleppo." Ars Orientalis 23 (1993): 181-200.
  • Noelle Watson, ed. (1996). "Aleppo, Syria". International Dictionary of Historic Places: Middle East and Africa. UK: Routledge. ISBN 1884964036.
Published in 21st century

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°13′N 37°10′E / 36.217°N 37.167°E / 36.217; 37.167