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Temple of Petra

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Temple of Petra

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Imágenes cercanas en Jordan

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A: PETRA, Jordan

por Biju Thomas, 10 metros de distancia

Petra has been elected by the world community in 2007 as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. I...

PETRA, Jordan

B: Petra

por Peter Boel, 10 metros de distancia

Petra

C: Treasury

por Jouni Pekkanen, 10 metros de distancia

A Nabatean structure built perhaps around 100 BC, of unknown purpose, maybe a temple, royal tomb or e...

Treasury

D: Petra, The Treasury

por Atila Bezdan, 10 metros de distancia

Petra, The Treasury

E: Nabataean city of Petra, Jordan.

por Assaf Bezalel, 20 metros de distancia

Hand held panorama, using a Nikon D90, nikkor 10.5mm and a philopod.About the city of petra in wikipe...

Nabataean city of Petra, Jordan.

F: Petra, Treasury

por Marek Koszorek, 20 metros de distancia

Petra, Treasury

G: Nabataean city of Petra, Jordan

por Assaf Bezalel, 40 metros de distancia

Hand held panorama using a Nikon D90, Nikkor 10.5mm and a philopod. information about the city of pet...

Nabataean city of Petra, Jordan

H: Petra Jordania

por Rami Saarikorpi, 150 metros de distancia

Petra Jordania

I: Petra Treasury

por William Hamblin, 160 metros de distancia

The "Treasury" is a monumental tomb from the first century AD at the entrance to the valley of Petra,...

Petra Treasury

J: Petra

por JAN Maglasang, 320 metros de distancia

Petra

Petra

Este panorama fue tomado en Jordan, 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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