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Imágenes cercanas en Syria


A: Palmyra Tetrapylon

por Peter Boel, a menos de 10 metros de distancia

Palmyra Tetrapylon

B: Palmyra Tetrapylon

por Willy Kaemena, 10 metros de distancia

Wikipedia: "Palmyra (‎;Hebrew: תדמור‎; tiḏmor, Greek: Παλμύρα, Arabic: تدمر‎; Tadmur, /ˌpælˈmaɪərə/) ...

Palmyra Tetrapylon

C: Palmyra Amphitheater

por Willy Kaemena, 100 metros de distancia

Nov 2006

Palmyra Amphitheater

D: Palmyra Market

por Willy Kaemena, 110 metros de distancia

Palmyra Market

E: Palmyra Agora (Market)

por Willy Kaemena, 120 metros de distancia

Wikipedia: "Palmyra (‎;Hebrew: תדמור‎; tiḏmor, Greek: Παλμύρα, Arabic: تدمر‎; Tadmur, /ˌpælˈmaɪərə/) ...

Palmyra Agora (Market)

F: Palmyra Colonnade

por Willy Kaemena, 200 metros de distancia

Nov 2006

Palmyra Colonnade

G: Palmyra

por Willy Kaemena, 250 metros de distancia

Wikipedia: "Palmyra (Arabic: تدمر Tadmur‎) was in ancient times an important city of central Syria, l...


H: The Arches

por Willy Kaemena, 330 metros de distancia

The Arches

I: Sunset in Palmyra

por Timur Agirov, 350 metros de distancia

Sunset in Palmyra

J: Palmira

por Krainev Pavel, 530 metros de distancia

Palmira in Syria


Este panorama fue tomado en Syria, 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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