Sentence Examples


  • The " confirmation " of the existing churches of Syria and Cilicia, and of those of the first journey beginning with Derbe (xv.
  • 858 B.C. His long reign was a constant series of campaigns against the eastern tribes, the Babylonians, the nations of Mesopotamia and Syria, as well as Cilicia and Ararat.
  • In 53 he entered upon the governorship of Cilicia, in which capacity he seems to have been rapacious and tyrannical.
  • Its existence as a port began with the silting up of the harbour of Tarsus and Pompeiopolis, east and west, in the early middle ages; but it did not rise to importance till the Egyptian occupation of Cilicia (1832).
  • Like all lowland Cilicia, it has a notoriously bad summer climate, and all inhabitants, who can do so, migrate to stations on the lower slopes of Taurus.
 

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