From the eastern.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Female
ancient title of Asia small, from Medieval Latin Anatolia, from Greek anatole "the east," originally "sunrise" (which naturally occurs inside eastern), actually "a rising above (the horizon)," from anatellein "to go up," from ana "up" (see ana-) + tellein "to complete, perform."
a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian element of Turkey
When Constantinople became the seat of government the trade between Anatolia and the W.