Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography/A'dana

A'DANA (ri "AJoko: Fth, 'AJoyei/f), a town of Cilicia, which keeps its ancient name, on the west side of the Sams, now the Syhoon or Syhan, It lay on the militaiy road from Tarsus to Lssus, in a fertile ooontiy. There are the remains of a portico. Pompey settled here some of the Cilician jnrates whom he had compelled to submit. (Appian, Mith. 96.) Dion Cassius (xlvii. 31) speaks of Tarsus and Adana being always quarrelling.[ G. L. ]