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Acre (Akko; Ptolomais) [Achon; Accon; Akers]

Israel

Coordinates: 32° 55' 40" N, 35° 4' 54" E

 
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Alexandria

Egypt

Coordinates: 31° 11' 5" N, 29° 55' 9" E

 
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Alexandria ad Issum (Alexandria in Troas)

nr Iskenderun, Turkey

 
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Antioch (Antioch on the Orontes, Great Antioch, Syrian Antioch) (Antakya)

[Antiochia apud Orontem]

Turkey

Coordinates: 36° 12' 0" N, 36° 9' 0" E

 
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Antioch [Antiochia sub Tauro]

 
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Apamea (Afamia; Kalat el-Mudik) [Apamia]

Syria

Coordinates: 35° 25' 6" N, 36° 23' 55" E

 
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Aphrodisium

Tunisia

 
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Apollonia (Tripolis)

nr Yenicekent, Phrygia, Denizli, Turkey

 
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Armachica

Caucasian Hiberia

 
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Arsinoe (Crocodilopolis)

Egypt

Coordinates: 29° 18' 28" N, 30° 50' 24" E

 
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Artanissa

Caucasian Hiberia

 
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Azara

Armenia

 
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Babilu (Babylon)

[Babilon]

Al Hillah, Babil province, Iraq

Coordinates: 32° 32' 11" N, 44° 25' 15" E

 
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Beersheba (Bir es-Seba; Bi'r-as-Sabi) [Bersabee]

Negev, Israel

Coordinates: 31° 14' 0" N, 34° 47' 0" E

 
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Cæsarea Phillipi (Banais) [Cesaria]

Golan Heights

Coordinates: 33° 14' 55" N, 35° 41' 40" E

 
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Caliopis

Greece

Coordinates:

 
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Carra (Gerrha)

nr Uqair, (Arabia Deserta) Saudi Arabia

 
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Carthage

[Charlago]

Tunisia

Coordinates: 36° 53' 12" N, 10° 18' 53" E

 
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Chabala (Qabala; Cabalaca; Kabala)

Caucasian Albania; Azerbaijan

Coordinates: 40° 58' 53" N, 47° 50' 45" E

 
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Constantinople

(Byzantium, Istanbul) [Bizance]

Turkey

Coordinates: 41° 0' 44" N, 28° 58' 34" E

 
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Damascus

Syria

Coordinates: 33° 30' 49" N, 36° 17' 31" E

Capital of Syria

 
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Dioscuria

nr Sokhumi (Sukhumi), Abkhazia, Georgia

Coordinates: 43° 0' 0" N, 41° 1' 0" E

 
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Edessa (Şanliurfa)

(Mesopotamia) Turkey

Coordinates: 37° 9' 0" N, 38° 48' 0" E

 
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Edirne (Adrianopolis)

Thrace, Greece

2nd Ottoman capital to 1453

Coordinates: 41° 40' 0" N, 26° 34' 0" E

 
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Euleusa

Israel

 
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Gaitara (Gangara) [Getaru]

Caucasian Albania, Azerbaijan

 
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Gephyra (Jisr el Hadid)

Syria

 
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Gerusa

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Coordinates: 43° 59' 2" N, 18° 54' 1" E

 
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Gindarus

northwest Syria

 
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Harran

Carrhae Carrae), Turkey

Coordinates: 36° 52' 0" N, 39° 2' 0" E

 
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Hippo Regius (Annaba) [Hippon]

Algeria

Coordinates: 36° 54' 0" N, 7° 46' 0" E

 
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Imma

east of Seleucia, Syria

 
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Jabruda (Iabmouda) [Iabruda]

Laodicene, Syria

 
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Kolkata (Calcutta) [Calecute]

West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 22° 34' 10.92" N, 88° 22' 10.92" E

 
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Laodicea ad Libanum (Cabrosa)

on Orontes river, Syria

 
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Lubium

 
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Mérindol (Merindol)

[Merindolum; Merindoll]

Luberon, Provence, France

Coordinates: 343° 45' 0" N, 5° 12' 0" E

 
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Massa

Israel

 
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Memphis

Egypt

Coordinates: 29° 50' 40.8" N, 31° 15' 3.3" E

 
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Nazamma

Syria

 
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Nicopolis Seleucidis

Syria

 
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Panchaia (Socotra)

island of Yemen (Arabia Felix)

Coordinates: 12° 29' 20.97" N, 53° 54' 25.73" E

 
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Paraćin (Sarmatae) [Patarue]

Serbia

Coordinates: 43° 52' 0" N, 21° 25' 0" E

 
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Paradisus (Paradeisos)

Laodicene, Syria

 
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Pella (Tabqat Fahl)

Jordan

Coordinates: 32° 27' 0" N, 35° 37' 0" E

 
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Pera-Galata

Constantinople

Genoese colony 1273-1453

Coordinates: 41° 1' 22" N, 28° 58' 25" E

 
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Petra (Nabatae)

Jordan

Coordinates: 30° 19' 43" N, 35° 26' 31" E

 
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Phasis

at the mouth of the Rioni (Phasis) River, nr Poti, Georgia

 
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Philadelphia (Amman)

Jordan

Coordinates: 31° 57' 23.76" N, 35° 55' 57.36" E

 
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Sabæa (Saba, Sheba)

(Arabia Felix) Yemen

 
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Samosata (Antiochia in Commagene; Samsat; Shamshat)

Adiyaman, Turkey

Now submerged under Lake Attatürk Dam

 
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Seleucia on the Tigris

(Mesopotamia) Iraq

Coordinates: 33° 8' 14" N, 44° 31' 2" E

 
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Sestos [Sestus]

Thrace, opposite Abydos, Turkey

 
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Sinda (Sindika)

Anapa, Russia

 
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Trajanopolis

Thrace

 
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Ur of the Chaldees (Ur Kaśdim) [Orchoe

Vrchoa, Hurchaldeoram], Mesopotamia

785 [761]

K. Hen. 7. A table of certaine Cities and countries, which the Turkes haue wonne from Christians.
Countryes.Cityes.
Ptolomais.Act. 21
Cæsarea phillipi.
(Math. 16
Damascene.Damascus.Gal. 1
Philadelphia.Apoc. 1
Cœlesyria.Buthis vel pella.
* Marginalia* Antiochia, apud Orentem, chiefe citie in Siria, where the disciples of christ were first named Christians. Acts. 11. Antiochia apud O-
Cassiotis.rontem, vel Theopholis
Act. 11
Samosata.
Comagena.Antiochia. sub. Tauro.
Alexandria apud Issum.
* Marginalia* Nicopolis, is a City also in Macedonia, mentioned in the Epistle of S. Paule to Titus. Cap. 3. Nicopolis.
Gephyra..
Seleucis.Gindarus.
* Marginalia* Seleucia, is a citie in Siria, Also another in Pamphilla, another in Cilicia pisidiæ, an other in Cœlisyria, and in Mesopotamia another. Seleucia.Act. 13
Imma.
* Marginalia

* In this Laodicæa was the councell kept, which is called Concilium Laodicense.

There is another Laodicæa, in Lydiæ neare to Colossæ, in Asia minor. Coloss. 5.

Lacodicæa also is the chiefe Citie in Phrigia pa catiana, neare to Galatia. Act. 18. 1. Tim. 6.

Laodicæa.
Coloss. 2
Laodicene.Paradisus.
Iabruda.
Nazamma.
Apamene.Apamia.
Besamma. vel Bersabee.
Idumea.Marc. 3.Euleusa.
Massa.
¶ Thus farre reacheth the compasse of Syria.
Petrea, orNabatææ.
Arabia.Gal. 1. 4Felix. Panchaia.
Sabæa.
Deserta.
Carra. or Charan,
where Abraham
dwelt.Act. 7
Mesopotamia.Seleucia.
Pfalme. 59. MarginaliaIn Edessa raigned king Abgarus, mentoned in Euseb. lib. 1. cap. 15. to whome Christ wrote, promysing to send vnto him after his death.Edessa, which is now
called. Orpha.
and in the story of To-
bias, called Rages.
Babilonia Dan. 3Bible.
In the country ofBabylon, vel Baldach.
Babilonia, is also aAct. 7
certayne region ap-Orchoe, vel Vrchoa.
poynted for Philoso-vel Hurchaldeoram,
phers and Astrono-where Abraham was
mers called Chaldea. MarginaliaBabylon in Chaldœa, where Nabuchodonoser raigned, and was after destroyed and translated by Seleucus Nicanor. Another is in Egypt, called Alcayrus.borne.
Iere. 50Gen. 11. 15.
Patarue.
Sarmatia.Azara.
Gerusa. S.Georgius.
Sinda.
Dioscuria, vel Sabastia,
Cholchis.which is now called
Suias.
Phasis.
Lubium.
Iberia.Artanissa.
Armachica.
Albania.Getara, vel Gangara.
Chabala.
Armenia maior is de-
uided from Armenia
minor, by the Riuer
Euphrates.
Armenia.Gen. 8
This Armenia maior
and minor, this day
be both vnder the
Turkes.
¶ And thus farre reacheth the compasse of Asia Minor, with the Countryes, and prouinces to the same perteyning, which being once brought to the fayth of Christ, are nowe in a maner, all subdued to the Turkes.
¶ The Ilandes belonging to the Regions of Asia Minor aforesayd, gotten by the Turkes.
MarginaliaIlands belonging to Asia Minor.
Thinias.toBythinio.
Tenedos.toTroas.
Chios. Act.20toLydia.
Pathmos. Apoc.1
Countryes.Cityes.
Possidium.toÆolis.
Samos.Act. 20toIonia.
Trogolium.Act. 20
Cnidus.Act 27toDoris.
Coos. Coū.Act. 21toDoris.
Carpathus.toDoris.
Rhodus.Act. 21toLycia.
Cyprus. MarginaliaThis Cyprus K. Rich. the first, did once subdue, fighting agaynst the Saracens.Act. 11
Æneas Syluius, otherwise Pope Pius. 2. in describing 
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This incident is recounted in Pius II, Cosmographia (Paris, 1509), fo.60v.

of Asia Minor, cap. 74. MarginaliaEx Aene. syluio. Lib. De Orbis Descrip. cap 74.reciteth a certayne facte of a worthy Virgine: who at what time the Turkes were besieging a certayne towne in Lesbos, and had cast downe a greate part of the walles, so that all þe Townesmen had geuen ouer, putting on mans harnesse, stepped forth into the breach, where not onely she kept the Turkes from entring in, but also slewe of them a great sort. MarginaliaA memorable facte of a virgine, in defence of her countrey.The Citizens seeing the rare courage, and good successe of the Mayden, tooke to them agayne theyr hartes and harnes, and so lustely layd about them, that an incredible number of the Turkes were slayne. The rest being repulsed from the land, reculed into theyr ships: who being then pursued by a Nauy of Calisa, were worthelye discomfited likewise vpon the sea. And thus was the Ile of Lesbos at that time, by a poore Virgine, that is, by the stronge hand of the Lord working in a weake Creature preserued from the Turkes. Ex Æne. sil. Et Seb. Munst. Lib. 5.
Beside these Regions and Countryes 
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The information on India is from Sebastian Münster, Cosmographiaeuniversalis (Basel, 1559), pp. 1083-90. The information on Persia is from pp. 1041-44 of the same work and the information on Arabia is from pp. 1031-7.

of Asia minor, aboue described Seb. Munster in the fift booke of his Cosmography, MarginaliaEx Sebast. Munst, Cosmo. lib. 5. in præfat. declareth moreouer, that the Turkes and Sultannes haue vnder theyr subiection, both Arabia, Persia, and also India exterior, wherein is Calecute. The which Persia, although it be vnder the Sophi, 
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I.e., the Safavid shah. The Safavids ruled an empire based on what isnow Iran. They were Shiite Moslems (the Ottomans were Sunnis) and bitter rivals ofthe Ottomans.

which is an enemy to the Turke, yet it is to be thought that he is a Sultane, one of the Turkyshe and Mahometish Religion. This Persia and India were once seasoned with Christes Gospell, as may appeare by the primitiue Churche, MarginaliaVide supra. pag. 98. 99.pag. 98. And thus haue you the partes of Asia described, which in times past being almost Christened, do now serue vnder the Turke.
After the description of Asia, let vs nexte consider the partes and countryes of Aphrike: 
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This description of Africa is from Sebastian Münster, Cosmographiaeuniversalis (Basel, 1559), pp. 114-26.

Where although the greatest parte either consisteth in deserts desolate, or is possessed with Prester Iohn, which professeth Christ and his gospell: 
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A legendary Christian ruler. Earlier in the Middle Ages, his kingdom was considered to be in central Asia. From the fifteenth century onwards, Africabecame the favoured location and Prester John's kingom came to be identified with Ethiopia.

yet the Turke hath there also no litle portion vnder his dominion, as
Countryes.Cities.
Alexandria.
Ægyptus.Math. 2Memphis.
Arsinoe.
Regnum Tunece.
Charlago.
Aphrodisum.
Africa Minor.Hippon. Here Saynt
Augustine was By-
shop.
Cyrene.Act. 2
Mauritania.
¶ A description of countryes and Cityes in Europe, which were before christened, & now are subdued and subiect to the Turke. 
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This description of Turkish conquests in Europe comes from Pius II,Cosmographia (Paris, 1509), fos. 87v-151r.

Europa.
Countryes.Cities.
Constantinopolis, or
Thracia.Bizantium.
Pera.
Adrianopolis.
Samothracia.Act. 16Traianopolis.
Caliopis.
Sestus.
Appollonia.
Græcia,
VV.iij.
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