Episode 137 – Cilicia
Cavusin Church, Cappadocia. Inside the left apse you can see the Imperial family (global-geography.org)
Here is a close up (cappadociaexclusivetravel.com)
Top – the Crucifixion. Below – Roman soldiers in procession in support of the Phokades. John Tzimiskes on horse (Alamy Stock photos)
Byzantine cavalry charge outside the walls of Tarsus (from the Byzantine military history facebook group)
Roman bridge at Mopsuestia, originally built by Justinian (now Misis in Turkey)
Nicephorus leads the armies in person against Tarsus and Mopsuestia, bringing Cilicia and Cyprus back into the Empire.
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