2 Likes

Aleppo view from Citadel June 2006
Syria

Wikipedia: "The Citadel of Aleppo (Arabic: قلعة حلب‎) is a large medieval fortified palace in the centre of the old city of Aleppo, northern Syria. It is considered to be one of the oldest and largest castles in the world. Usage of the Citadel hill dates back at least to the middle of the 3rd millennium BC. Subsequently occupied by many civilizations including the Greeks, Byzantines, Ayyubids and Mamluks, the majority of the construction as it stands today is thought to originate from the Ayyubid period. An extensive conservation work has taken place in the 2000s by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture in collaboration with Aleppo Archeological Society. Dominating the city, the Citadel is part of the Ancient City of Aleppo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1986"

Copyright: Willy Kaemena
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 7700x3850
Subida: 01/11/2012
Actualizado: 02/09/2013
Número de vistas:

...


Tags:
comments powered by Disqus

Willy Kaemena
Aleppo Citadel
Willy Kaemena
Aleppo Citadel Syria
Krainev Pavel
Citadel of Aleppo
Willy Kaemena
Aleppo Citadel- Amphitheater
Willy Kaemena
Aleppo Citadel
Willy Kaemena
Aleppo Syria Entrance of Citadel (2006)
Willy Kaemena
Aleppo Citadel
Willy Kaemena
Aleppo Souq Typical Shop
Peter Boel
Mosque
Willy Kaemena
Aleppo Mosque
Willy Kaemena
Souq Aleppo
Willy Kaemena
Syrian Railways First Class (2006)
VirtualCrimea
Chekhov House-Museum. Exhibition
Willy Kaemena
Damascus Old Town
Willy Kaemena
Damascus Syria - Antique and local art shop
yunzen liu
yunnan zhongdian Shangri-La Grand Canyon 4—— the steep and narrow U font mysterious valley
Kengo Shimizu
The Sand Museum in Tottori
yunzen liu
yunnan Yuanmou County The Earth Forest tulin 1——Geological wonders of nature
VirtualCrimea
Yevpatoria Exhibition - 2012
Thomas K Sharpless
Building the Dream Car
Tord Remme
Midnight Sun seen from Løpsvika, Bodø
Marcio Cabral
Black River Falls
David Rowley
Sornfelli - Faroe Islands
Plamen Penev
Sculptor's studio in Byala, Bulgaria
Willy Kaemena
CESKY STERNBERK
Willy Kaemena
Bremen Obernstrasse
Willy Kaemena
Ostbahnhof
Willy Kaemena
BSAG MAN Bus
Willy Kaemena
Tribune2 Sphere
Willy Kaemena
Maloula Convent
Willy Kaemena
Weser Tower Bremen Germany
Willy Kaemena
BSAG Strassenbahnhaltestelle Brunnenstrasse Linie 2 und 10 und 3
Willy Kaemena
Boat Quay
Willy Kaemena
3sat Television Studio
Willy Kaemena
Sightseer Lounge
Willy Kaemena
Historic Station Portal
More About 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.