Mount Aaron Shrine
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Panorama-Foto von: Jouni Pekkanen EXPERT Fotografiert: 10:22, 27/09/2008 - Views loading...


Mount Aaron Shrine

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Bilder in der Nähe von Jordan


A: Nabatean Cistern

von Jouni Pekkanen, 100 Meter entfernt

Ancient Nabatean Cistern on Mount Aaron near Petra, Jordan.

Nabatean Cistern

B: Monastery Dig

von Jouni Pekkanen, 230 Meter entfernt

Archaeological dig of the monastery on the side of Mt Aaron (Jabal Haroun) in Petra, Jordan, with a v...

Monastery Dig

C: royal tombs of petra. jordan

von luis davilla, 2.1 entfernt

royal tombs of petra. jordan

D: tresor of petra. jordan

von luis davilla, 2.1 entfernt

tresor of petra. jordan

E: Petra, Sacrifice View

von Marek Koszorek, 3.2 entfernt

Petra, Sacrifice View

F: Petra Treasury - Al Khazneh Jordan

von Mohamed Attef, 3.6 entfernt

Petra Treasury - Al Khazneh Jordan

G: Petras Temple Interior

von Marek Koszorek, 3.7 entfernt

Petras Temple Interior

H: View from Jabel Madbah

von Marek Koszorek, 3.9 entfernt

View from Jabel Madbah

I: Petra hill view

von Rami Saarikorpi, 4.0 entfernt

Petra hill view

Petra hill view

J: Church of Petra

von Rami Saarikorpi, 4.0 entfernt

Church of Petra

Church of Petra

Das Panorama wurde in Jordan, Middle East aufgenommen

Dies ist ein Überblick von 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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