Little Armenia

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Little Armenia:

see CiliciaCilicia
, ancient region of SE Asia Minor, in present S Turkey, between the Mediterranean and the Taurus range. It included a high and barren plateau, Cilicia Trachia or Cilicia Tracheia, and a fertile plain, Cilicia Pedias.
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It is a warrior queen's journey from the throne of Lesser Armenia to refuge in France in the 12th century.
Consider the indignities suffered by Marco Polo: a member of a wealthy family of Venetian traders in fabrics and spices he traveled the winding Silk Road from the Mediterranean port of Ayas in Lesser Armenia through Iraq Persia Afghanistan Turkestan and Tibet all the way to the poet-sung Xanadu of Kublai Khan Mongol emperor of the Celestial Kingdom.