This is an attractive 1743 map of Asia Minor by the Homann Heirs. The map depicts Turkey and the regions surrounding the Black Sea including parts of modern day Crimea, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Georgia and Greece. Centered on the Black Sea, extends south to Cyprus and Crete and north to include the Sea of Azov. Notes the ancient Kingdoms of Asia Minor, many of which were Greek colonies or heavily influenced by Greek culture. These include Mysia, Lycia, Pisidia, Cilicia, Phrygia, Pontus, Lydia, Caria, Thynia, Phrygia Minor, Cappadocia, Armenia Minor, etc. This region saw the development of currency, the conquest of Troy as well as the construction of three of the Ancient World's Seven Wonders. Highly detailed, it notes important cities rivers, mountains and a host of other topographical features. A large decorative cartouche in the upper left quadrant includes a description with illustrations of a temple, two warriors and other medieval and classical accents.This map was drawn by Johann Matthias Haas and issued by Homann Heirs in 1743.