However, already 800 years ago the capital of the Cilician
Armenian kingdom used to have a secular higher education institute, the University of Sis.
McMeekin provides revealing details on an ill-fated Armenian-British collaboration, which Rogan ignored: This is the strategic role of Cilician
Ottoman Armenians in the never-implemented Alexandretta landings of the British forces from Egypt who chose instead to attack Gallipoli.
Perennial rivers located in the Cilician
Basin constitute a large proportion of all available fresh water inputs into the entire oligotrophic eastern Mediterranean with a total fresh water flux of 27 k[m.
1992), in their study conducted in in the Northern Cilician
basin of eastern Mediterranean Sea (Turkish Coast), reported 39 copepoda species, 11 holoplankton species and 8 meroplankton species; Uysal et al.
The ideas themselves owed more to Byzantium, Cilician
Armenia, and to Roger's court than to Rome and Latin Europe.
and the word 'to play the Cilician
to one, to cheat'] Cf.
The Byzantine reconquest brought Greek rule back to Syria, but it also brought Armenians who settled in northern Syria and along the Cilician
In 1909, for example, more than 20,000 Armenians were slain at Adana on the fertile Cilician
plain--a massacre sometimes referred to as "the Cilician
Antikythera, which now has a population of only 44, was on one of antiquity's busiest trade routes, and a base for Cilician
pirates, some of whom once captured and held the young Julius Caesar for ransom.
Anemurium is one of the oldest settlements in the hilly Cilician
region, sitting on the Mediterranean coast at the southernmost tip of Anatolia.
My paternal grandfather, a native of Hadjin, in Cilician
Armenia, survived the genocide and found safe haven in Lebanon.
Think for a moment, however, about that Cilician
plain locked between the mountains and the sea.