1840 Lebanon conflict
The Ottoman Empire at least nominally ruled Lebanon from its conquest in 1516 until the end of World War I in 1918.The Ottoman sultan, Salim I (1516–20), invaded Syria and Lebanon in 1516. Salim I, mo...
Maan family
The Banu Ma'an tribe (also Ma'n, ALA-LC: Ma‘nī, adjective:Ma'anid, Ma'nid), were a tribe and dynasty of Qahtani Arab some of which later became Druze and rulers of the Lebanon Mountains during a perio...
Shihab
The Chehabs (or "Shihabs"; Arabic: شهابيون / ALA-LC: Shihābiyūn) are a prominent Lebanese noble family. The Chehabs were the traditional princes of the Wadi al-Taym, who traced their lineage to the Ba...
Sidon Province, Ottoman Empire
The Eyalet of Sidon (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت صیدا; Eyālet-i Ṣaydā), was an eyalet (also known as a beylerbeylik) of the Ottoman Empire. In the 19th century, the eyalet extended from the border with...