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Anatolia (from Greek Ἀνατολή, Anatolḗ — "east" or "(sun)rise"; in modern Turkish: Anadolu), in geography known as Asia Minor (from Greek: Μικρὰ Ἀσία Mīkrá Asía — "small Asia"), Asian Turkey, Anatolian peninsula, or Anatolian plateau, denotes the westernmost protrusion of Asia, which makes up the majority of the Republic of Turkey.[1] The region is bounded by the Black Sea to the north, the Mediterranean Sea to the south, and the Aegean Sea to the west. The Sea of Marmara forms a connection between the Black and Aegean Seas through the Bosphorus and Dardanelles straits and separates Anatolia from Thrace on the European mainland. Traditionally, Anatolia is consid...

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HyeTert: Growing up as an Armenian American in New York ...
They were from the village of Havav in the province of Palou, situated in the eastern part of Asia Minor. There were not many factories in New York City, so most of them went in the grocery business. Uncle Paul returned to the homeland in ...
Author: Murat Bebiroğlu  (30 Jul 2014)
The Sons of Issachar
The kingdoms that developed out of Alexander's Greece were the Kingdom of Cassander and later Demetrius I (Greece or Macedonia -the Antigonid Kingdom), the Kingdom of Lysimachus (Asia Minor or Thrace), the Kingdom of Seleucus (The ...
Author: D.P. Weary  (30 Jul 2014)
World Poetry Proudly Presents Ruth Kozack from Canada ...
... child abuse and exploitation, SHADOW OF THE LION follows the journey of the newly appointed joint-kings, Alexander's half-brother Philip Arridaios and his infant son, Iskander (Alexander IV) through Asia Minor to Macedon, until the year ...
Author: Ariadne  (30 Jul 2014)
Cyprus – Don't Blame The British | cyprusscene
The victorious Greeks pounced on Asia Minor – Turkey – greedy for what they regarded as the spoils of war. For a century since they had thrown the Ottomans out of Greece, Greeks had been fed on a propaganda diet of some great new ...
Author: Chris Elliott  (30 Jul 2014)

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