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A: Amphitheatre in Efes

Af Andrew Usatyuk, 30 meter væk

Amphitheatre in Efes

B: Domitian Square

Af Ahmet Emin Zırh, 140 meter væk

Domitian Square

C: ephesus

Af Ahmet Emin Zırh, 190 meter væk

ephesus

D: Temple of Hadrian

Af Ahmet Emin Zırh, 320 meter væk

Temple of Hadrian

E: Celsius library, Ephesus, Turkey

Af Jordi Porteros, 440 meter væk

Celsius library, Ephesus, Turkey

F: Library of Celsus

Af Saulius Baublys, 440 meter væk

Library of CelsusFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaThe library of Celsus is an ancient Roman build...

Library of Celsus

G: Library of Celsus

Af Ahmet Emin Zırh, 440 meter væk

Library of Celsus

H: Library of Celsus

Af Andrew Usatyuk, 440 meter væk

Library of Celsus

I: ephesus library of celsus

Af Ahmet Emin Zırh, 450 meter væk

ephesus library of celsus

J: Library of celsus

Af Ahmet Emin Zırh, 460 meter væk

Library of celsus

Dette panorama blev taget i Ephesus, Middle East

Dette er et overblik over 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.

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