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Fortress of Corycus at Med Sunset

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. Romans usually kept a fleet there to watch over the pirates. Corycus was also a mint in antiquity and some of its coins survive.

 

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Taken on August 11, 2007