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Details for Tripoli

Full name: Tripoli

This person or thing (agent) has been used 25 times within our collections systems.

As a maker of objects: 25 times.

Type of agent

Creator

Created

11yrs ago

Closely matched 3rd party resources

http://nomisma.org/id/tarabulus_libya
http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/7002314
http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q3579
http://dbpedia.org/resource/Tripoli
http://sws.geonames.org/2210247
http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/668394

Getty TGN Information

Held by Seleucids and Romans, taken by Muslims 638; taken by Crusaders after 5-year siege; captured by Mamelukes 1289 and destroyed; under Ottoman rule until taken by British in 1918; occupied by British and Free French in 1941.

Nomisma Definition

Tripoli (Arabic: طرابلس‎, Ṭarābulus; Berber: Ṭrables) is the de jure capital city and the largest city of Libya. Tripoli, with its metropolitan area, has a population of about 1.1 million people.[2] The city is located in the northwestern part of Libya on the edge of the desert, on a point of rocky land projecting into the Mediterranean and forming a bay.

Labels in other languages sourced via Nomisma

Tarabulus, Libya
طرابلس غرب
Tripolis
Tripoli
Tripoli
Trípoli
Tripoli
Tripoli
Tripoli
ትሪፖሊ

Concept type

Mint

Map via Nomisma

Connected records

Gros

Maker(s)

Ruler: Bohemond VII (1275-87) (Struck in the name of)
Mint: Tripoli (Struck in the name of)
Issuer: Nicholas Laboratories
Origin: Slough

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Agent details for Tripoli" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/agent/agent-134803 Accessed: 2022-12-01 23:49:54

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/agent/agent-134803|title=Agent details for Tripoli|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-12-01 23:49:54|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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