A spring vegetable native to most of Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia.

Bunch of Asparagus

A spring vegetable native to most of Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia.

God of Assyria, an ancient country of Asia.

Assyrian God Ninip

God of Assyria, an ancient country of Asia.

"Carp is a fresh-water fish. It is a native of Asia, but has been extensively introduced into the United States."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Carp

"Carp is a fresh-water fish. It is a native of Asia, but has been extensively introduced into the United…

A stately tree being 80 to 100 feet high, bearing staminate flowers in long slender aments and nuts enclosed two or three together in a globose prickly envelop called a bur.

Chestnut

A stately tree being 80 to 100 feet high, bearing staminate flowers in long slender aments and nuts…

A chestnut, with prickly outer shell.

Chestnut

A chestnut, with prickly outer shell.

Elephants native to the continent of Asia.

Asiatic Elephant

Elephants native to the continent of Asia.

The fruit of Ficus carica, which is native to Asia. The genus is an enormous one in the tropics. There are about 150 different varieties of cultivated figs.

Fig Plant

The fruit of Ficus carica, which is native to Asia. The genus is an enormous one in the tropics. There…

This illustration shows a Georgian glove.

Georgian Glove

This illustration shows a Georgian glove.

The Himalayas, the loftiest mountains in the world, rise abruptly form the plains of Northern Hindustan.

Himalaya Mountains

The Himalayas, the loftiest mountains in the world, rise abruptly form the plains of Northern Hindustan.

"A bas-relief at Ibreez in Asia Minor. It represents a god and his royal worshipper."—Webster, 1913

A Hittite Monument

"A bas-relief at Ibreez in Asia Minor. It represents a god and his royal worshipper."—Webster,…

Also known as Quisqualis indica. A vine with red flower clusters that can grow between 2.5 meters and 8 meters. It is commonly found in Asia.

Chinese Honeysuckle

Also known as Quisqualis indica. A vine with red flower clusters that can grow between 2.5 meters and…

"Lotus is a name given to various flowers, including several beautiful species of water lily, especially the blue water lily, and the Egyptian water lily which grow in stagnant and slowly running water in the S. of Asia and N. of Africa. The latter grows in the Nile and adjacent rivulets and has a large white flower. The root is eaten by the people who live near the lake Manzaleh. It was the rose of ancient Egypt, the favorite flower of the country, and was often made into wreaths or garlands."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Egyptian Water Lily

"Lotus is a name given to various flowers, including several beautiful species of water lily, especially…

Severe justice of Jehangire, emperor of the Moguls. Caption below illustration: "The Emperor commanded him to be bound. The parents were mounted on the elephant, and he ordered the driver to tread the unfortunate young man to death."

Emperor of the Moguls

Severe justice of Jehangire, emperor of the Moguls. Caption below illustration: "The Emperor commanded…

"The Oriole is a well-known American Bird, of which there are varieties in Europe, Asia, and Africa."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Oriole

"The Oriole is a well-known American Bird, of which there are varieties in Europe, Asia, and Africa."—(Charles…

A Christian merchant who introduced Europeans to Central Asia and China.

Marco Polo

A Christian merchant who introduced Europeans to Central Asia and China.

Also known as Cydonia oblonga. It is native to southwest Asia, and produces yellow pear-shaped pome fruits. The flowers tend to be white or pink, and consist of 5 petals.

Quince

Also known as Cydonia oblonga. It is native to southwest Asia, and produces yellow pear-shaped pome…

Also known as Rosa multiflora. It is a shrub which grows small corymbs of flowers. It is native to eastern Asia and is considered an invasive species.

Multiflora Rose

Also known as Rosa multiflora. It is a shrub which grows small corymbs of flowers. It is native to eastern…

Also known as Juniperus sabina. A species of juniper native to central and southern Europe, as well as western and central Asia.

Branch of Savin Juniper

Also known as Juniperus sabina. A species of juniper native to central and southern Europe, as well…

A white flower with stripes of blue down the center. It typically blooms in the Spring, and is found in Asia and the Middle East. The leaves grow in twos, and are strap-like.

Puschkinia Scilloides

A white flower with stripes of blue down the center. It typically blooms in the Spring, and is found…

The esculent swallow's nest is prized among the Chinese as a delicacy. It is native to many parts of Asia.

Esculent Swallow

The esculent swallow's nest is prized among the Chinese as a delicacy. It is native to many parts of…

"A Torque, in archæology, is a twisted collar of gold, or other metal, worn around the neck, in ancient times by the people of Asia and the N. of Europe, and apparently forming a great part of the wealth of the wearer. Among the ancient Gauls gold torques appear to have been so abundant that about 223 B. C. Flaminius Nepos erected to Jupiter a golden trophy made from the torques of the conquered Gauls."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Torque

"A Torque, in archæology, is a twisted collar of gold, or other metal, worn around the neck, in…

A shrub that is native to Europe, northwest Africa, and western Asia. It reaches up to 13 feet in height, and is covered in small oval leaves and yellow flowers. The fruit produced on this shrub is sour, but edible, and rich in Vitamin C.

Berberis Vulgaris

A shrub that is native to Europe, northwest Africa, and western Asia. It reaches up to 13 feet in height,…

"About the year 480 B.C., Xerxes, an Asiatic king, assailed the country with an army of several millions. He was met by the fearless Greeks with indomitable valor; his squadrons were cut to pieces, and the baffled monarch was driven back in disgrace to his own dominions." — Goodrich, 1844

Xerxes surveying his army

"About the year 480 B.C., Xerxes, an Asiatic king, assailed the country with an army of several millions.…

The Yam is a starchy root cultivated as a food crop in certain areas in Asia and Africa.

Yam

The Yam is a starchy root cultivated as a food crop in certain areas in Asia and Africa.