Tarsos - ܛܪܣܘܣ

A city in Cilicia I west of Adana.

Place Type: settlement


  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 36.916667° Long. 34.9°1


  • Attestation of name طَرَسون in the Muʿjam al-buldān of Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī.

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  • 6 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), pp: IV:31.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.


  • ܛܪܣܘܣ
  • Tarsos1
  • ܛܰܪܣܽܘܣ2
  • طرسوس3
  • طَرَسون6
  • Tarsus1, 4, 5

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Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Tarsos — ܛܪܣܘܣ ” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/196.


Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Tarsos — ܛܪܣܘܣ .” In The Syriac Gazetteer, edited by Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/196.

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Entry Title: Tarsos — ܛܪܣܘܣ

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