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Author`s name Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

The fall and rise of Aleppo - Comments

Since the dawn of civilization, a city has existed in the presently besieged country of Syria and has been known to mankind as Halab, Khalpe,Khalibon, and to the Greeks and Romans as Beroe in ancient times. This is a city which has served in modern times as the commercial capital of a modern and secular nation of Syria. Yes, it was a wealthy city for long.

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