Anatolia
geographical name the part of Turkey comprising the peninsula of Asia Minor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Anatolia — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Foto satelital de Anatolia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Anatolia — bezeichnet: Anatolia Story, eine Manga Serie Fire of Anatolia, eine türkische Musik und Tanzgruppe Santa Anatolia, einen Ortsteil von Borgorose in der Provinz Rieti Santa Anatolia Anicia, eine italienische Heilige und Märtyrerin des 13.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Anatolia — (del griego: anatholé: oriente) o Asia Menor es una península emplazada en el Medio Oriente, ocupada actualmente por Turquía es su parte asiática. Limita al norte con el Mar Negro, al este con las cadenas montañosas del Tauro y el Antitauro, al… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Anatolia — ancient name of Asia Minor, from M.L. Anatolia, from Gk. anatole the east, originally sunrise (which of course happens in the east), lit. a rising above (the horizon), from anatellein to rise, from ana up (see ANA (Cf. ana )) + tellein to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • ANATOLIA — Gall. ANATOLIE et NATOLIE, pars Asiae, aliter Asia minor. Aliis, praeter Asiam minorem, Capadociam, Galatiam, Paphlagoniam, Pontum, Bithyniam, Lyciam, Paphyliam et Ciliciam continet. Quidquid nempe inter Pontum Euxinum et mare Mediterraneum quod… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Anatolia — [an΄ə tō′lē ə] 1. Obs. Asia Minor 2. the part of modern Turkey that is in Asia …   English World dictionary

  • Anatolia — /an euh toh lee euh/, n. a vast plateau between the Black and the Mediterranean seas: in ancient usage, synonymous with the peninsula of Asia Minor; in modern usage, applied to Turkey in Asia. Cf. Asia Minor. * * * or Asia Minor Turkish Anadolu… …   Universalium

  • Anatolia — For other uses, see Anatolia (disambiguation). For the novel by Felice Picano, see An Asian Minor. Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Anatolia —    The large peninsula presently occupied by the nation of Turkey. Throughout much of antiquity, Anatolia (or Asia Minor) was viewed as part of the Near East, what many Greeks and Romans called Asia. And because it lay on the northwestern… …   Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary

  • ANATOLIA —    The word derives from the Turkish Anadolu and describes the highlands between Lake Van and the Aegean Sea. The land lies within the zone of the Fertile Crescent, with enough winter rainfall to facilitate dry farming, and is home to various… …   Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

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