Yet it was not for Cilicia and Tarsus that this fire burned.
Then they manned their ships, and waited for Pompey at Coracesium, in Cilicia.
Of Cilicia it touched merely the north-east corner, and then cut through Cappadocia in a north-westerly direction to the Halys.
Simplicius, a native of Cilicia, lived in the 6th century of our era.
However, when he was in Cilicia, he received the forementioned epistle from his father, and made great haste accordingly.
He went through Syria and Cilicia, encouraging the churches.
Cicero, while he was governor in Cilicia, got the current news from such a professional correspondent.
Appius thinks of going to Cilicia without a law, and at his own expense.
He mentions the Irenarch of Cilicia, and this official was not known before Hadrian.
From Issi, he marched a single stage—five parasangs—to the gates of Cilicia and Syria.
a maritime province in the south-east of Asia Minor. Tarsus, the birth-place of Paul, was one of its chief towns, and the seat of a celebrated school of philosophy. Its luxurious climate attracted to it many Greek residents after its incorporation with the Macedonian empire. It was formed into a Roman province, B.C. 67. The Jews of Cilicia had a synagogue at Jerusalem (Acts 6:9). Paul visited it soon after his conversion (Gal. 1:21; Acts 9:30), and again, on his second missionary journey (15:41), "he went through Syria and Cilicia, confirming the churches." It was famous for its goat's-hair cloth, called cilicium. Paul learned in his youth the trade of making tents of this cloth.