West Wall of Jerusalem
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West Wall of Jerusalem

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Bilder in der Nähe von Middle East

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A: Western Wall (Kotel), Jerusalem

von William Hamblin, 20 Meter entfernt

The Western Wall plaza on the southwest corner of the Temple Mount (Haram al-Sharif) is the most sacr...

Western Wall (Kotel), Jerusalem

C: Jerusalem, Western Wall

von Atila Bezdan, 20 Meter entfernt

Jerusalem, Western Wall

D: Wailing Wall - Jerusalem

von Ernesto Jorysz, 20 Meter entfernt

Wailing Wall - Jerusalem

F: Jerusalem - Kotel

von Ernesto Jorysz, 30 Meter entfernt

Jerusalem - Kotel

G: Jerusalem Wailing Wall

von Laurent Egli, 30 Meter entfernt

Panorama taken near the Western Wall, Wailing Wall or Kotel of Jerusalem, on the western side of the ...

Jerusalem Wailing Wall

H: West Wall (Wailing Wall) - Old City, Jerusalem

von Zoran Strajin, 40 Meter entfernt

West Wall (Wailing Wall) - Old City, Jerusalem

I: Karen & Guille wedding

von Ernesto Jorysz, 50 Meter entfernt

Karen & Guille wedding

J: Entrance to the Temple Mount complex [Haram Al-Sharif], Old City, Jerusalem

von Zoran Strajin, 50 Meter entfernt

The Temple Mount is considered one of the holiest Muslim, Judaism and Christian sites in the world an...

Entrance to the Temple Mount complex [Haram Al-Sharif], Old City, Jerusalem

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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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