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Details for Tripoli

Full name: Tripoli

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

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12yrs ago

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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.

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Tarabulus, Libya
طرابلس غرب

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

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