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Asia Minor


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Alternate Name
Anatolia
Place Type
geographic
Description
Region and peninsula in the extreme western part of the continent of Asia, roughly coextensive with 3/5 of modern Turkey. It was for centuries a crossroads for eastern and western cultures. It was ruled by Hittites, Greeks, Persians, Macedonians, Romans, Byzantines and Turks.
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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