Timeline of Sana'a

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Sana'a, Yemen.

Prior to 20th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]



See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Britannica 1910.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Strothmann 1936.
  3. ^ Watson 1996.
  4. ^ a b Stanley 2008.
  5. ^ a b Paul Dresch (2000). "Brief Chronology". History of Modern Yemen. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-79482-4. 
  6. ^ a b c "Museums: Yemen". Arabia Antica. University of Pisa. Retrieved 30 April 2015. 
  7. ^ Benjamin Vincent (1910), "Turkey", Haydn's Dictionary of Dates (25th ed.), London: Ward, Lock & Co. 
  8. ^ Leon E. Seltzer, ed. (1952), "Sana", Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer of the World, New York: Columbia University Press, p. 1659, OL 6112221M 
  9. ^ "Arabia: Imamate of Yemen". Statesman's Year-Book. London: Macmillan and Co. 1921. 
  10. ^ a b "Yemen Time Line", Atlas of the Middle East, Washington DC: US Central Intelligence Agency, 1993 – via University of Texas, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection 
  11. ^ "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. 
  12. ^ William A. Rugh (2004). Arab Mass Media: Newspapers, Radio, and Television in Arab Politics. USA: Praeger. ISBN 978-0-275-98212-6. 
  13. ^ Ruth Lapidoth-Eschelbacher (1982). "Arab Yemen Republic (North Yemen)". The Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. International Straits of the World. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. ISBN 90-247-2501-1. 
  14. ^ Lamprakos 2005.
  15. ^ 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. 
  16. ^ Aga Khan Development Network (1995). "Conservation of Old Sana'a". Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Retrieved 30 April 2015. 
  17. ^ "Old City of Sana'a". World Heritage Centre. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Retrieved 30 April 2015. 
  18. ^ Yemen: Sana'a, ArchNet, archived from the original on November 2013 
  19. ^ Bosworth 2007.
  20. ^ "Population of Yemen, 1994 census". Al-Bab.com. Archived from the original on 8 September 2015. Retrieved 30 April 2015. 
  21. ^ "Yemen: Directory". Europa World Year Book. Europa Publications. 2004. p. 4714+. ISBN 978-1-85743-255-8. 
  22. ^ a b c d BBC News. "Yemen Profile: Timeline". Retrieved 30 April 2015. 
  23. ^ "Population of Capital Cities and Cities of 100,000 or More Inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 2013. United Nations Statistics Division. 
  24. ^ Air strike on missile base in Yemen capital kills 25, wounds hundreds, Reuters, 20 April 2015 
  25. ^ "State of emergency in Yemen's capital as cholera kills 115 people", Guardian, UK, 15 May 2017 
  26. ^ "Plight of Houthi Rebels Is Clear in Visit to Yemen's Capital", New York Times, November 26, 2016 

This article incorporates information from the Arabic Wikipedia.


Published in 18th-19th centuries
Published in 20th century
  • "Sana", Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.), New York, 1910, OCLC 14782424 – via Internet Archive 
  • British Admiralty (1916). "Yemen: Districts and Towns: San'a". Handbook of Arabia. 1. London: British War Office. 
  • R. Strothmann (1936). "Sana". Encyclopædia of Islam. Leiden: E.J. Brill. p. 143+. 
  • R.B. Serjeant and R. Lewcock, eds., San'a: An Arabian-Islamic City (London: World of Islam Festival Trust, 1983).
  • R. Lewcock, The Old Walled City of San'a (Paris: UNESCO, 1986)
  • "Modernization of an Islamic City: the Case of Sanaa". Middle East City: Ancient Traditions Confront a Modern World. New York: Paragon. 1987. 
  • H. Kopp & E. Wirth (1994), Sana'a: Développement et Organisation de l'Espace d'une Ville Arabe, Cahiers de l'Institut de Recherches et d'Etudes sur le Monde Arabe et Musulman (in French), CNRS-Universites d'Aix Marseilles 
  • G. Grandguillaume; et al., eds. (1995), Sanaa hors les Murs: Une Ville Arabe Contemporaine, Collection Villes du Monde Arabe (in French), Tours: URBAMA 
  • Paul Bonnenfant, ed. (1995), Sanaa: Architecture Domestique et Société (in French), Paris: CNRS Editions 
  • Noelle Watson, ed. (1996). "San'a". International Dictionary of Historic Places: Middle East and Africa. UK: Routledge. pp. 629+. ISBN 1884964036. 
Published in 21st century

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