View and plan of the Roman monument called Pillars of Jonas on the Belen Pass on Nur Mountains (Turkey). Pococke claims that this is the site of the Battle of Issus and that these pillars are actually a Triumphal Arch dedicated to Alexander. Map of Samandağ (anc. Seleucia Pieria)
A Plan and View of Alexander's Arch. A Plan of Seleucia.
POCOCKE, Richard. A Description of the East, and some other Countries, Vol. II. Part I. Observations on Palaestine or the Holy Land, Syria, Mesopotamia, Cyprus, and Candia. Vol. II. Part II. Observations on the Islands of the Archipelago, Asia Minor, Thrace, Greece, and some other Parts of Europe…, vol. II, London, W. Bowyer, MDCCXLV[=1745].
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