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Anatolia
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Geographical region roughly corresponding to modern-day Turkey. Most prominent Anatolian kingdom was that of Hatti—the Hittite kingdom—though (over time) other people groups claimed this land.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Anatolia
Anatolia (Ἀνατολή, Anatolē). Geographical region roughly corresponding to modern-day Turkey. Most prominent Anatolian kingdom was that of Hatti—the Hittite kingdom—though (over time) other people groups claimed this land.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Anatolia
ANATOLIA. The Asian portion of the modern republic of Turkey. The area shows a great deal of topographic variation; some of the main features include a central plateau, a mountainous region in the east, and a fertile plain in the southern region around Adana. See Fig. ANA.01. Because it was one of the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Anatolia
Anatolia. Commonly used synonym for Asia Minor, a peninsula forming about three-fifths of modern Turkey. Anatolia is bounded on the north by the Black Sea, on the west by the Aegean Sea, on the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and on the east by a line running from the Gulf of Iskenderun northeast to
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Anatolia
Anatolia a′-nuh-toh′lee-uh (from ἀνατολή G424, “rising [of the sun],” referring to the east). A term equivalent to Asia Minor. The Anatolian languages include several that belong to the Indo-European family (Hittite, Luwian, Palaic, Lydian, Lycian, and Phrygian) and some that do not (Hattic, Hurrian,
Dictionary of Daily Life in Biblical & Post-Biblical Antiquity, Volumes I–IV
Anatolia
AnatoliaAnatolia (modern Turkey) is a plateau ringed by mountains on its coasts. In antiquity, it was exceptionally well provided with metal sources.
Dictionary of Biblical Prophecy and End Times
Turkey (Anatolia)
Turkey (Anatolia)Modern Turkey encompasses the geographical region that historians refer to as Anatolia. Throughout the biblical era this region has a complex and varied history, with numerous people migrations and invasions. Anatolia was originally the home of the Hittites, but numerous other groups
The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology, Volumes 1–3
Turkey
TurkeyRepublic in southeastern Europe and western Asia, bounded to the north by the Black Sea; to the east by Iran, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia; to the south by Iraq and Syria; to the west by Greece and Bulgaria. The territory of modern T. covers the late Roman dioceses of III Pontus and IV Asiana.