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Cilicia Pedias

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: S. Mitchell
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jamie Novotny, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Aug 05, 2020 11:21 AM History
A region of southern Asia Minor, "Flat Cilicia". This region is described as "well-watered" and fertile. It was bounded by the Taurus and Anti-Taurus Mountains and the Mediterranean Sea.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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  • Cilicia Pedias (750 BC - AD 640)
  • Qawe (Akkadian, 1000 BC - 720 BC)
  • Qawāja (Akkadian, 1000 BC - 720 BC)
  • Que (Akkadian, 1000 BC - 540 BC)
  • Quwāja (Akkadian, 1000 BC - 540 BC)


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 66 F3 Cilicia Pedias

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Çukurova

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S. Mitchell, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jamie Novotny, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Cilicia Pedias: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 09 August 2020]

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