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Syria Ottoman Empire
First posted on March 12th 2005, last revised on October 28th 2006






For history prior to 1920, click Ottoman Empire

Timeline : Alawite Territory
Historical Atlas, Syria Page

For history since 1936, click Syria








WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNAL FILES
Links, on History
Historical Maps
Timelines click here
Accounts of History Article Alawite State, from Wikipedia
Article Latakia, from Wikipedia
Article Alaouites, from Wikipedia (French edition)
Article Lattaquie, from Wikipedia (French edition)
Article Alawites, from Encyclopedia of the Orient
Article Latakia, from Encyclopedia of the Orient
Encyclopedia Entries Article Latakia, from EB 1911
Article Laodikeia, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1889, in German
Economy & Finances A Global History of Currencies : Syria, has paragraph on Alawite Territory
Religion Article Alawites, from Encyclopedia of the Orient
The Franciscans in Syria, from Christus Rex
Article Melkite Greek Catholic Church, from Wikipedia (has diocese in Latakia)
Armenian Churches in Asia : Syria, from Armeniapedia, lists one in Latakia
Cities History of Latakia, from Syria Gate
Institutions
Biographies
Specific Events Battle of Latakia, from Jewish Virtual Library

WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED DOCUMENTS
Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen (B. Cahoon); from Rulers (B. Schemmel; scroll down)
Population Figures Historical Population Statistics : Syrian Provinces, from Population Statistics
Document Collections
Archives Archives of (French) Embassies, Consulates and Ancient Protectorates : Lattaquie, kept at Nantes, from Ministere des Affaires Etrangeres
Mandat Syrie Liban, from Ministere des Affaires Etrangeres, in French
State Symbols Flag of Alawite State, from FOTW, from Mandats Français en Proche Orient
Stamps Article Postage Stamps of the Alaouites, from Wikipedia
Others Historic Picture Postcards, from Postcardman, commercial site

PRINTED REFERENCE
Specific Periods The Rise of the Alawis, 1920-1970, pp.166-175; Alawi Domination since 1970, pp.175-180, in : Daniel Pipes, Greater Syria. The History of an Ambition, Oxford : UP 1990, KMLA Lib.Sign. 956 P665g