Jewish Quarter (Jerusalem)
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Jewish Quarter (Jerusalem)

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A: Square workhouse

por Tamir Orbaum, 80 metros de distancia

Square workhouse

B: Kardo

por Tamir Orbaum, 80 metros de distancia

Kardo

C: Hurva synagogue

por Tamir Orbaum, 100 metros de distancia

Hurva synagogue

D: Roman's "Cardo", Jewish Quarter, Old City, Jerusalem

por Zoran Strajin, 100 metros de distancia

Remains of Ancient Roman's "Cardo", Jewish Quartert, Old City, Jerusalem

Roman's "Cardo", Jewish Quarter, Old City, Jerusalem

E: the Jewish Quarter square

por Tamir Orbaum, 100 metros de distancia

the Jewish Quarter square

F: Part of the ancient Roman Cardo street. Jerusalem

por Furman Artjem, 150 metros de distancia

Part of the ancient Roman Cardo street. Jerusalem

G: Cardo, Jewish Quarter, Old City, Jerusalem

por Zoran Strajin, 200 metros de distancia

Cardo, Jewish Quarter, Old City, Jerusalem

H: The Wailing Wall. Jerusalem. Israel.

por Furman Artjem, 210 metros de distancia

The Wailing Wall. Jerusalem. Israel.

I: Golden Menorah, Jerusalem

por Zoran Strajin, 230 metros de distancia

The golden menorah is a reenactment of the golden menorah that was used during the time of the third ...

Golden Menorah, Jerusalem

J: Zion Gate, Mt Zion, Jerusalem

por Zoran Strajin, 230 metros de distancia

Zion Gate, Mt Zion, Jerusalem

Este panorama fue tomado en 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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