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Asia Minor

Honor students— black, white, or Asia Minor—tended to be nicer.
Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  the name given to Anatolia in antiquity; it means "Small Asia" in Latin
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Strongly Associated with:   Anatolia
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  • Honor students— black, white, or Asia Minor—tended to be nicer.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • So Zeus sent this magical flying ram with golden wool, which picked them up in Greece and carried them all the way to Colchis in Asia Minor.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • I have, therefore, received a very good education, and have been treated by these kidnappers very much as the slaves were treated in Asia Minor, whose masters made them grammarians, doctors, and philosophers, in order that they might fetch a higher price in the Roman market.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Either the Nautilus surfaced only enough to let its pilothouse emerge, or it slipped away to the lower depths, although, between the Greek Islands and Asia Minor, we didn’t find bottom even at 2,000 meters down.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

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  • He is down on his luck at present owing to the mortgaging of his extensive property at Agendath Netaim in faraway Asia Minor, slides of which will now be shown.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • THREE PHILOSOPHERS FROM MILETUS The first philosopher we know of is Thales, who came from Miletus, a Greek colony in Asia Minor.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • By the time The Iliad was written down, Gilgamesh had been the most popular heroic saga throughout the Near East for a thousand years, being translated and transmitted on baked clay tablets through the lands of Asia Minor and all the way to the Mediterranean.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • As for Erik, he went to Asia Minor and thence to Constantinople, where he entered the Sultan’s employment.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • We traveled the world after we left Paris, as I’ve told you; first Egypt, then Greece, then Italy, Asia Minor-wherever I chose to lead us, really, and wherever my pursuit of art led me.
    Anne Rice  --  Interview with the Vampire
  • Was there not the geography of Asia Minor, in which her slackness had often been rebuked by Mr. Casaubon?
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch

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  • Dear mama, only think, my cousin cannot put the map of Europe together—or my cousin cannot tell the principal rivers in Russia—or, she never heard of Asia Minor—or she does not know the difference between water-colours and crayons!
    Jane Austen  --  Mansfield Park
  • Once, when they had gone away, as everyone thought, for a month only, either they succumbed to a series of temptations, or else M. Verdurin had cunningly arranged everything beforehand, to please his wife, and disclosed his plans to the ’faithful’ only as time went on; anyhow, from Algiers they flitted to Tunis; then to Italy, Greece, Constantinople, Asia Minor.
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • It was called _Archaeological Discoveries in Asia Minor.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • Did he get there overland, maybe through Asia Minor?
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • ) Do you know, I always, from the very beginning, regretted that it wasn’t your sister’s fate to be born in the second or third century A.D., as the daughter of a reigning prince or some governor or pro-consul in Asia Minor.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • I’ve been in Turkey and Asia Minor; I came the other day from Athens."
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • I’ve been in Turkey and Asia Minor; I came the other day from Athens."
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 1
  • He was from Asia Minor but he moved to Athens at the age of forty.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • During that period the Greeks founded many city-states, both in Greece itself and in the Greek colonies in Southern Italy and Asia Minor, where all manual work was done by slaves, leaving the citizens free to devote all their time to politics and culture.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Rare birds, retaining their most brilliant plumage, enormous fish, spread upon massive silver dishes, together with every wine produced in the Archipelago, Asia Minor, or the Cape, sparkling in bottles, whose grotesque shape seemed to give an additional flavor to the draught,—all these, like one of the displays with which Apicius of old gratified his guests, passed in review before the eyes of the astonished Parisians, who understood that it was possible to expend a thousand louis uponů
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • 540-480 B.C.), who was from Ephesus in Asia Minor.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Asia Minor [7] , Anatolia [9] , Punjab [6]
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