Square workhouse
Loading ...

Panoramic photo by Tamir Orbaum EXPERT Taken 14:19, 17/07/2012 - Views loading...


Square workhouse

The World > Asia > Middle East

  • Like / unlike
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down
comments powered by Disqus

Nearby images in Middle East


A: Jewish Quarter (Jerusalem)

od Tamir Orbaum, 80 meters away

Jewish Quarter (Jerusalem)

C: the Jewish Quarter square

od Tamir Orbaum, 130 meters away

the Jewish Quarter square

D: Hurva synagogue

od Tamir Orbaum, 130 meters away

Hurva synagogue

E: Kardo

od Tamir Orbaum, 140 meters away


F: Roman's "Cardo", Jewish Quarter, Old City, Jerusalem

od Zoran Strajin, 150 meters away

Remains of Ancient Roman's "Cardo", Jewish Quartert, Old City, Jerusalem

Roman's "Cardo", Jewish Quarter, Old City, Jerusalem

G: The Wailing Wall. Jerusalem. Israel.

od Furman Artjem, 160 meters away

The Wailing Wall. Jerusalem. Israel.

H: Golden Menorah, Jerusalem

od Zoran Strajin, 170 meters away

The golden menorah is a reenactment of the golden menorah that was used during the time of the third ...

Golden Menorah, Jerusalem

I: Temple Mount Overlook and Menorah

od William Hamblin, 180 meters away

The overlook of the Western Wall and Temple Mount (Haram al-Sharif) in the Jewish Quarter of Jerusale...

Temple Mount Overlook and Menorah

J: The Golden Menorah of the Temple

od Andy Alpern, 180 meters away

We are standing in front of the solid gold menorah, which according to canonical sources, is produced...

The Golden Menorah of the Temple

This panorama was taken in Middle East

This is an overview of Middle East

Modern civilization began right here in the Tigris-Euphrates river valley. Also known as the Fertile Crescent or Mesopotamia, this is the place where, six thousand years ago, agriculture, writing and mathematics were brought into widespread use.

The term "Middle East" comes from the British navy, which used it to describe the countries on the trade route from Europe to India and China. Everything from Afghanistan to Morocco may possibly be classified as "middle eastern", depending on whom you ask -- and when.

Only a partial list of past Empires in the middle eastern territory includes Sumeria, Babylonia, Persia, the Ottoman Empire and the Roman Empire!

When northern Europe was still lurking about in slimy cold stone castles playing chess, the Middle East was enjoying the flowers of poetry, luxurious craftsmanship, music and literature. In fact, the Renaissance in Europe was partly inspired by stories brought back from the middle east by travelers along the trade route.

Strategic location, religious history and the world's largest supply of crude oil have kept the Middle East at the center of world activity for centuries. The saga continues.

Text by Steve Smith.

Share this panorama