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Ishan Monastery under the Dome on 2 September 2011

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This is a very old monestary, unfortunately quite destroyed particularly in its lower parts which are accessible to the public. The road to get there is quite difficult and an adventure, but it is worth it!

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A: Ishan 2

por Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com, a menos de 10 metros de distancia

Church in the mountains of eastern Anatolia. A first church had been built under bishop Nerses in the...

Ishan 2

B: Ishan 1

por Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com, a menos de 10 metros de distancia

Church in the mountains of eastern Anatolia. A first church had been built under bishop Nerses in the...

Ishan 1

C: Ishan Monastery on 2 September 2011

por Sebastian Bauer, 20 metros de distancia

To drdive by car to this place is a real adventur and requires soem strong nerves, particularly of fo...

Ishan Monastery on 2 September 2011

D: Ishan 3

por Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com, 20 metros de distancia

Church in the mountains of eastern Anatolia. A first church had been built under bishop Nerses in the...

Ishan 3

H: Artvin Dam upstream View on 2 April 2012

por Sebastian Bauer, a 16.2 km.

Artvin Dam upstream View on 2 April 2012

I: Artvin Dam Axis on 2 April 2012

por Sebastian Bauer, a 16.5 km.

Artvin Dam Axis on 2 April 2012

Este panorama fue tomado en Turkey, Middle East

Esta es una vista general de 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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