Tripoli gained in importance as a trading centre for the whole Mediterranean after it was inhabited by the Islamic Umayyad Tripoli was the port city of Damascus; second military port of the Islamic Umayyad shipbuilding center wealthy principality under the Banu Ammar emirs. During a visit for the traveler Nasir-i-Khusrau in 1047, he estimated the size of the population in Tripoli to be around 20,000. Tripoli today approximately 1,500,000 inhabitants

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Adem Dogan on July 23, 2011

Hello dear Shalom57, this is an wonderful City View that really great looks, LIKE 15

Best Wishes, adem dogan

kevin mcvay on July 30, 2011

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Thank you adem dogan for your visit and kind comments, you will always be welcome. greeting shalom57


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Alexkarl on November 5, 2011

Great city view. Well composed. Good work! LIKE!!! Best wishes Alexandra & Karl-Heinz

kevin mcvay on November 14, 2011

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Thank you Alexandra & Karl-Heinz for your visit I truly appreciate all of the wonderful compliments and feedback on this piece


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kevin mcvay on November 19, 2011

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Thank you nokturn for your visit I truly appreciate all of the wonderful compliments and feedback on this piece


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Giorgos Dimitriadis on May 12, 2012

Very nice shot LIKE 18 Best wishes from Greece,George

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  • Uploaded on December 18, 2010
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    by kevin mcvay
    • Camera: SONY CYBERSHOT
    • Taken on 2003/10/29 02:29:49
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