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Sisium
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(Σίσιον/Sísion, Σίσσιον/Síssion). Town in Cilicia Pedias, modern Kozan. A 7th-cent. BC king of Kundi (Kyinda) and Sizu is documented here [1. 57 f.71]. S. was a border fortress of the Byzantines and the Arabs in the 8th-10th centuries, capital of the kingdom of Little Armenia (until 1375), an Armenian archbishopric.

Bibliography

1 A. Erzen, Kilikien bis zum E. der Perserherrschaft, 1940

2 Hild/Hellenkemper, s. v. S.

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Hild, Friedrich (Vienna), “Sisium”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 20 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1114320>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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