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Part of Davis map,1879
Part of Davis map,1879

Facts in brief:

City on the Tarsus river (Kydnos) in southern Turkey; capital of ancient Cilicia and one of the most important cities in Asia Minor; flourished under Roman rule; site of meeting of Marc Antony and Cleopatra in 41 BCE; birthplace of St. Paul; razed by Arabs ca. 660 CE.

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