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Belen Pass / Syrian Gates (Belen Geçidi) (2 Subjects)

The Belen Pass or Syrian Gates in Nur Mountains (ancient Amanus Mountains).


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)