Visual Timeline: Aleppo
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5000 BCE: First settlement in Aleppo.
1600 BCE: Amorite dynasty of Aleppo is overthrown.
1600 BCE - 800 BCE: Aleppo is under Hittite control.
850 BCE: First mention of Melquart on a Phoenician stela found in Aleppo, erected by the son of the king of Arma "for his lord Melqart, which he vowed to him and he heard his voice".
333 BCE: Alexander the Great conquers Aleppo.
64 BCE - 637 CE: Aleppo is under Roman and Byzantime control.
637 CE: Aleppo is conquered by Khalid ibn al-Walid.