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Antioch [now Antakya](i)locked

  • M. Rautmann,
  • Katherine M. D. Dunbabin
  •  and Mine Kadiroğlu

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Greek and Roman city on the River Orontes in south-east Turkey (ancient Syria), which flourished from c. 300 bc to the 7th century ad.

Its advantageous site on the edge of the Amuk Plain at the foot of Mt Silpius, commanding important trade routes linking Anatolia with Palestine and the Mediterranean with inland Syria, attracted the attention of ...

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