We are deeply sorry to say that because of the shortness of time we are delighted to present the papers in their draft in hurry.
Cilicia is included in the claim for Syrian unity, as formulated everywhere, since the Taurus Mountains lie to the north of it. We were disposed to argue strongly that it belongs historically and economically to Syria. Even at Aleppo there was no disposition to insist when more than that should be with Syria rather than with Cilicia.
Syria is abundantly supplied with ports, where as the region northeast of the gulf of Iskandarun has need of the cilician outlet.
The famous town of SIS was built in the 9th century at this epoch the war vessels of the time were built in the naval arsenal of Tar sons. The vessels constructed in the arsenal went out and threatened the coastlines of the Byzantine Empire and the town of Selenik.
Timbres used to be exported to Egypt and Syria from this region
One could see all the lands extending to the sea intensely covered with greenness.
The country presented scenery both of a fortress and of a garden.
Some ports like “Ayas” owe their prosperity to their geographical positions as well as to the combined labor of the races of east and west. It was in these centuries that learned Turks of great rose and won celebrity in Tar sons and its dependencies. The Bouzdogantis also belong to the same tribe; the plain of Adana is still called the “Plain of Youragir”. The dynasty of Ramazan appertains to the tribe of Youragir the descendants of “Youragir” as still surviving and forms a principal element of the population. The armors of the Youragir tribe, consists of three arrows.
Goundouzli’s also belongs to the tribes settled since several centuries in the plain of Amik in the vicinity of Adana. The men of these tribes fought against the Egyptians in the 14th centuries.
The 11th Ed article by G.W.Wilson devoted that Cilicia geographically and politically with Syria.