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Cilicia

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Region of south eastern Asia Minor south of Cappadocia along the Mediterranean coast north of Cyprus (area 5).
Cilicia owed its name to the mythological hero Cilix, a son of the Phoenician king Agenor, and brother of Cadmus, Thasus , Phoenix and Europa. It is while running after his sister Europa, abducted by Zeus to become the mother of the Cretan king Minos, that Cilix eventually settled in the country to which he gave his name.

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First published January 4, 1998 - Last updated December 13, 1998
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