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Panoramabillede af Willy Kaemena PRO EXPERT MAESTRO Taget 20:43, 24/04/2007 - Views loading...

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Palmyra Citadel

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A: Palmyra: Inside of Citadel

Af Willy Kaemena, 50 meter væk

Palmyra: Inside of Citadel

B: Palmyra on top of Citadel

Af Willy Kaemena, 70 meter væk

Overlooking Palmyra

Palmyra on top of Citadel

C: Sunset in Palmyra

Af Timur Agirov, 1.3 km væk

Sunset in Palmyra

D: Tetrapylon

Af Willy Kaemena, 1.6 km væk

Tetrapylon

E: Palmyra Tetrapylon

Af Peter Boel, 1.6 km væk

Palmyra Tetrapylon

F: Palmyra Tetrapylon

Af Willy Kaemena, 1.6 km væk

Wikipedia: "Palmyra (‎;Hebrew: תדמור‎; tiḏmor, Greek: Παλμύρα, Arabic: تدمر‎; Tadmur, /ˌpælˈmaɪərə/) ...

Palmyra Tetrapylon

G: Palmyra Market

Af Willy Kaemena, 1.7 km væk

Palmyra Market

H: Palmyra Agora (Market)

Af Willy Kaemena, 1.7 km væk

Wikipedia: "Palmyra (‎;Hebrew: תדמור‎; tiḏmor, Greek: Παλμύρα, Arabic: تدمر‎; Tadmur, /ˌpælˈmaɪərə/) ...

Palmyra Agora (Market)

I: Palmyra Amphitheater

Af Willy Kaemena, 1.7 km væk

Nov 2006

Palmyra Amphitheater

J: Palmyra Colonnade

Af Willy Kaemena, 1.8 km væk

Nov 2006

Palmyra Colonnade

Dette panorama blev taget i Syria, 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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