Aleppo: Rope Makers

Date: c. 1671

The Venetian traveller, Ambrosio Bembo (d. 1705), observes that ropes were made in the vicinity of the Gate of the Prisons in Aleppo.

Citation: Bembo, Ambrosio, The Travels and Journal of Ambrosio Bembo, trans. Clara Bargellini and edited and annotated by Anthony Welch (Berkeley and Los Angeles CA: University of California Press, 2007), p. 69.