Anatolia or Asia minor was populated in the Middle Ages by Turkish tribes arriving as nomades. Where did they come from?

Find the answer below

Bet your knowledge and answer

HISTORY QUESTION #6294

Anatolia or Asia minor was populated in the Middle Ages by Turkish tribes arriving as nomades. Where did they come from?

Mongolia

Explanation

Asia minor is the Latin and old Greek name for the large peninsula which today makes up the Asian part of Turkey. It is better known as Anatolia. In the antique, the area was inhabited by Hellenic tribes but in the Middle Ages, Turkish tribes arrived from Mongolia where they had been nomades. Inner Anatolia is a central plateau which has cold winters and is sparsely populated.

Statistics

Answer time 0s (0s). 41% have previously answered correct on this question. The question was created 2011-11-21.