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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Cilicia (general region)  Cilicia (general region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 36 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 36.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 034 20 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 34.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Ancient district of southern Asia Minor, bounded by the Taurus and Anti-Taurus Mountain Ranges, and the Mediterranean Sea.The area was conquered by Cyrus and became a satrapy of Persian empire, 6th-4th centuries BCE. In the 4th century it came successively under Macedonian and Seleucid rule. Cilicia was later conquered by Romans, becoming a Roman province in the first century BCE. Muslim Arabs occupied eastern Cilicia from the 7th century CE until 964, when Nicephorus II Phocas reconquered it for Byzantium. It became an independent Armenian principality known as Lesser Armenia; it joined the Crusaders against the Greeks. Conquered by the Ottoman Turks in 1515. Part of Cilicia was awarded to French Syria after World War I by the Treaty of Sèvres but France abandoned its claims in 1921 in the face of Turkish resistance. The areas has many noteworthy early Christian monuments.

Names:
Cilicia (preferred,C,V)
Chukur Ova (C,V)
Armenia, Lesser (C,O)
Lesser Armenia (C,O)
Cilician Armenia (C,O)
Armenian Cilicia (C,O)
Cilicie (C,O)
Kizzuwadna (H,V)  ............ Hittite
Little Armenia (H,O)  ............ refers to principality, 1080
Petite Arménie (H,O,French,U,N)
Cilician (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Turkey (nation)  ........  Turkey (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Cilicia (general region)  ............  Cilicia (general region) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Cilicia (general region)  ........  Cilicia (general region) (P,H) from the 1st century BCE

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)
kingdom (H)  ............  founded 1198
principality (H)  ............  founded 1080
province (H)  ............  of the Roman Empire, from the 1st century BCE
satrapy (H)  ............  of Persian Empire, 6th century BCE

Sources and Contributors:
Armenia, Lesser..........  [VP]
.............................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 337
Armenian Cilicia..........  [BHA]
.............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Chukur Ova..........  [BHA]
.......................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Cilicia..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Nagel's
.................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-36
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 46
.................  USBGN: Turkey (1984)
Cilician..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
Cilician Armenia..........  [BHA]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.............................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Cilicie..........  [BHA]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Kizzuwadna..........  [VP]
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 347
Lesser Armenia..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 266
Little Armenia..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 266
Petite Arménie..........  [BHA, VP]
.............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Nagel's
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-36
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 46
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 337; 347
..................  USBGN: Turkey (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 266
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 15 July 2004

 

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