Tarson and Sis, Capitals of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia

Tarson and Sis, Capitals of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia

Prior to the Armenians losing their independence for nearly five centuries, the last capitals of an Armenian state were the cities of Tarson (now Tarsus, Mersin Province, Turkey) and Sis (now Kozan, Adana Province, Turkey), which have been the capitals of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia. The first Armenian settlements appeared in Cilicia in the …

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