Countries of the Levant:
Light green: Countries and regions which have genereally and historically been ranked among the region (equivalent to the eastern Mediterranean area),
Dark green: Countries which were ranked among the Levant in the 20th century (Syria-Palestine),
Medium green: Countries and regions which are ranked among the Levant according to a modern definition of the area.
Levant, orthographic map, 2012, Autor: Winkpolve; source: Wikimedia Commons, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.