Historical greek ship.

The historical Greek ship-Kish Island-Hormozgan Province (Iran)

Ancient Asia Minor

Map of Asia Minor in New Testament Times In New Testament times Asia referred to a Roman province located at the western part of what came to be known as Asia Minor. Asia Minor was the area between the Black Sea, Aegean Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea.

Left and Desdemona pretended to be French in order to escape on a boat from Asia Minor

Smyrna massacre, Refugees from Smyrna. Date 1922

Lefty Stephanides loved to gamble back in Asia Minor and brought this habit with him to America

"The only thing as fun as gambling and winning is gambling and losing." - Jimmy the Greek

Smyrna up in flames

In 1922 thousands of Greeks of Asia Minor had to flee their last refuge, Smyrna. The cosmopolitan city of Smyrna was burned by the advancing Turks and or more Greek and Armenian residents and refugees died.

Desdemona's silkworm cocoons from their farm in Asia Minor

Desdemona's silkworm cocoons from their farm in Asia Minor

Dr. Philobosian is an Armenian doctor who Lefty and Desdemona meet as they're fleeing Smyrna.

Philobosian is an Armenian doctor who Lefty and Desdemona meet as they're fleeing Smyrna.

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