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K. Henry. 7. The historye and tyrannye of the Turkes.

begyn with Asia, describing what tractes, countreyes, cities and Churches the Turke hath surprised & violently plucked away from the societie of Christian dominiōs, takyng onely such as bee most principall, and chiefly them that be in Scripture conteyned, for that it were to long to discourse all and singular such places by name, as the Turke hath vnder his subiection.

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The world beyng diuided commonly into three partes, Asia, Africa, and Europa, 

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Foxe, like many European scholars of his era, considered the Americasas part of Asia, particularly as this conformed to the ancient division of the world intothree continents.

Asia is counted to be the greatest in compasse, conteynyng as much as both the other, and is diuided into ij. portions, the one called Asia Maior: The other called Asia Minor. And although the Imperie of the Turke extendeth vnto them both: yet especially his dominion standeth in the other Asia, whiche is called Asia Minor, whiche reacheth from the coastes of Europe, vnto Armenia Maior, beyonde the ryuer Euphrates, and comprehendeth their regions and Cities vnder writen.

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The diuision of Asia Minor, 
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This description of Asia Minor is taken from Pius II, Cosmographia(Paris, 1509), fos. 34v-78v.

called Cheronesus with the particular countreys and cities belongyng to the same.

Countreys.Cities.

Pontus. Act. 2. MarginaliaApamea is a Citie in Bithynia: also an other in Mesopotamia: Apamea Cybotus also a Citie in great Phryagia, and an other also in Parthia.
Bithynia. Act 16.

Nicea
Chalcedon.
Heraclea.
Prursa, or Bursa.
Nicomedia.
Apamea.

Natolia, or Anatolia,
conteyneth
diuers countreys, with theyr
Cities, as foloweth.

Mysia Minor.
(Act. 16. MarginaliaPhrygia Minor in Ptolomie is called Troas.
Phrygia Minor.
(Act. 2.
Troas. Act. 20.
Mysia Maior.
(Act. 16.
Phrygia Maior.
(Act. 2.
Lydia. Esay. 66. MarginaliaAt Carura, a certayne bande with a companye of harlots, being there lodged, sodenlye happened an earthquake in the Citie, wherin the sayd bande with all hys strompets were swallowed vp. Pius. 2. pap. lib. De Descriptione. cap. 61.
Æolis.
Ionia.
Caria. 1. Mach. 15.
Doris.

Cyzicus.Parium.
Lampsacus.
Dardanum.
Callipolis.
Abydus.
Alexandria, or
Troas. Act. 16.
Ilium.
Aßus. Act. 20.
Scepsis.
Adramitiū. Act. 27.
Hierapolis. Col. 4.
Pitane.
Apollonia.
Myrina.
Phocœa.
Smyrna. Apocal 2.
Erythræ.
Laodicia. Apocal. 3.
Carura.
Thatyra. Apocal 2.
Philadelphia. Apo. 3
Pergamus. Apocal. 2
Cuma.
Ephesus. Apocal. 2.
Sardis. Apocal. 3
Halicarnassus.
(Mach. 15.
Miletus. Act 20.

¶ Thus farre reacheth the compasse
of Natolia.
Lycia. Act. 27.
Coloßæ. Col 1.
Patæra.Act. 21.
Pinara.
Xanthus.
Andriaca.
Myra. Act. 27

Galatia, vel Gal-
logrecia.
(Act. 16.
Paphlagonia.

Ancyra.
Gordium.
Tharma.
Peßenus.
Amisus.
Sinope.
Corambis.

Pamphilia.
(Act. 2.

Perga. Act. 13
Attalia. Act. 14.
Aspendus.
Phaselis. Mach. 15.

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Countreys.Cities.

Pisidia. Act.
Cappadocia.

Trapezus.
Temiscyra.
Comana Pontica.
Amasia vel Eupa-
toria. MarginaliaHere Basilius Magnus was Byshop.
Maza, vel
Cæsarea
Naziantium.
Here Gregorius
Nazianzenous
was byshop.
Armenia Minor.
Comana, Cappa-
dociæ.
Melitena.
Nicopolis.
Leandis.
Claudiopolis.
Iuliopolis.
Cilicia. MarginaliaThe countrey where Sainct Paule was borne.
Tharsus. Act. 22. Marginalia* An other Coricus is also in the Ile of Creta.
* Coricus.
Solimuntis, vel
Traianopolis.
Ißus, vel Jaiassa.
Augusta. Act. 27.
Licaonia.
Iconium. Act. 14.
Lystra. Act 16.
Derbe. Act. 14
Antiochia Pisidiæ. (Act 11.

Syria, comprehendeth in it diuers
particular prouinces, with their
cities as foloweth.

Syria. Act. 15.
Palestina Iudæa.
Chanaan.

Ierosolyma. Act. 1.
Cæsarea Strato-
nis. Act 8.
Bethleem. Math. 2
Emaus. Marc. 1.
Iericho. Math. 20
Ioppe, or Ios. 15.
Japheth. Act 9.
Tyberias. Ioh. 6.
Accaron. Iosua. 13
Azotus. Act. 8.
Ascalon. Iudith. 2
Gaza. Act. 8.
Bersabee. Iosua. 19. MarginaliaBersabee is a Citie in Iuryes also an other in Idumæa.
Antipatris. Act. 23.
Aßaron. Act. 9.
Samaria. Act.
Bethania. Marc 11.
Lydda. Act. 9.
Galilæa. Math. 2.
Nazareth. Math 2.
Caparnaū. Math 4.
Cana. Ioan. 2.
Phœnicea. Act. 11.
Tyrus. Luc. 6
Sidō, vel Sichē. Luc. 6
Ptolomais. Act. 21.
Casarea Philippi.
(Math. 16.

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