The Lady of Lebanon, Harissa, Lebanon
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Panoramabillede af Henk Keijzer EXPERT Taget 11:36, 15/07/2009 - Views loading...

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The Lady of Lebanon, Harissa, Lebanon

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A: lebanon lady -harissa

Af mohammed aladden, 20 meter væk

lebanon lady -harissa

B: Conference Center and Hotel Bethania, Harissa, Lebanon

Af Henk Keijzer, 140 meter væk

Conference Center and Hotel Bethania, Harissa, Lebanon

Conference Center and Hotel Bethania, Harissa, Lebanon

C: harissa-hdr-sunset

Af weg-erbauer, 280 meter væk

harissa-hdr-sunset

D: harissa-libanon-hdr

Af weg-erbauer, 290 meter væk

harissa-libanon-hdr

E: Jeita Grotto

Af Melkan Bassil, 4.3 km væk

Situated some 20km north of Beirut, the Jeita Grotto ranks among the world’s most splendid caves. It ...

Jeita Grotto

F: Ruins and excavations of the 8000 year old city of Byblos, Lebanon

Af Henk Keijzer, 15.3 km væk

Ruins and excavations of the 8000 year old city of Byblos, Lebanon

Ruins and excavations of the 8000 year old city of Byblos, Lebanon

G: Crusader's fortress in Byblos, Lebanon

Af Henk Keijzer, 15.4 km væk

Crusader's fortress in Byblos, Lebanon. Built in the 11th century when Byblos was conquered by the Ch...

Crusader's fortress in Byblos, Lebanon

H: Byblos Port

Af Karim Saad, 15.6 km væk

Oldest Port in the World: Byblos Port. Shot was taken in December 2013.For more info visit:http://www...

Byblos Port

I: Mebaaj Grotto Cave Kesserouan Lebanon

Af Melkan Bassil, 16.5 km væk

Lebanon is blessed with a variety of caves throughout its territory. Even if Jeita Grotto is the larg...

Mebaaj Grotto Cave Kesserouan Lebanon

J: Beirut - Archeological site

Af Henk Keijzer, 16.5 km væk

Beirut - Archeological site It's not just the archeological site itself that shows history. Around th...

Beirut - Archeological site

Dette panorama blev taget i Lebanon, 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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