18. Syllium

Crossing Asia Minor with Alexander

‘Leaving a garrison in Side Alexander advanced against Syllium, a strong position with a garrison of foreign mercenaries as well as the local barbarians themselves.’
(Arrian I.26.5)

Text used: Arrian ‘Alexander the Great‘ OUP 2013 (translated by Martin Hammond)

Map of western Asia Minor (The location of Syllium can be seen just to the left of the horizontal stroke of the ‘L’ in ‘Pamphylia’)

Credit Where It’s Due
Map of western Asia Minor: Travelogues

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