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Fortress of Corycus at Med Island


Fortress of Corycus at Med Sunset, originally uploaded by voyageAnatolia.

Corycus was an ancient city in Cilicia Trachaea, Anatolia, located at the mouth of the ancient River Calycadnus (River Göksu), Kızkalesi (ancient Ghorgos), Mersin, Turkey. In antiquity Corycus was an important harbor and commercial town. It was the port of Seleucia. Corycus was also a mint in antiquity and some of its coins survive.

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