Geographical sites:

  • Syria (click here to focus in map) (see also Pleiades #981550)
    Pleiades_icon Syria province Geocontext: province
    Description: An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 100 P4 Syria
  • Cilicia (click here to focus in map) (see also Pleiades #658440)
    Pleiades_icon Cilicia region Geocontext: S Cappadocian Taurus and Çukurova
    Description: An ancient region, stretching along the southern coast of Asia Minor as far north as the Taurus mountains and westward from the Amanus mountains to the river Melas or, according to some ancient commentators, all the way to the coastal city of Korakesion (modern Alanya in Turkey)


Text #2966

Jerome. "Chronicle"
[p. 317]

278th Olympiad, 333 AD: An innumerable multitude perish from pestilence and famine in Syria and Cilicia.

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