The map of the world from "The Geography" of Ptholemeus/ From the book: : Ptolemaeus Klaudius Geographia | Ed. Sebasian munster. Basel, 1540 (reprint: Series of atlases facsimile. - Amsterdam, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd, 1966). Map shows, that Europe includes the Balcans and territory to the west of Tanais river (modern Don)/ The territory to the east of Don is Asia. 14