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date: 15 October 2019

Anatolia (Anadolu), Turkey (Asia Minor, Rûm) 

Source:
The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names
Author(s):

John Everett-Heath

The western peninsula of Turkey lying in the Asiatic and larger part of the country, now comprising four geographical regions (West, East, Southeast and Central Anatolia). Historically called Asia Minor, it was called ‘(Land of the) Rûm’ (Rome or Roman) by the Greeks and Anatolian Seljuks; by the ... ...

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