Day archives: May 5th, 2019

Armenian Ayntap in Cilicia

Armenian Ayntap in Cilicia

Ayntap (presently Gaziantep) was a city in the south of modern Turkey located on the banks of the Sajur River, a Euphrates tributary. Now, called Gaziantep, it is the administrative center of the Gaziantep Province. Since the beginning of the 16th century, this city has been part of Turkey. In the 18th century, there were …