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Tripoli / Tarabulus

facts in brief

Part of Henry de Beauvau map, 1615
Part of Henry de Beauvau map, 1615

Facts in brief:

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

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