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A: Western Wall from the Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem

por Zoran Strajin, 30 metros de distancia

The Western Wall in the midst of the Old City in Jerusalem is the section of the Western supporting w...

Western Wall from the Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem

B: Wailing Wall (West Wall) complex, Old City, Jerusalem

por Zoran Strajin, 30 metros de distancia

Wailing Wall (West Wall) complex, Old City, Jerusalem

C: Old City - arabic market

por Eva Gershgal, 60 metros de distancia

Old City - arabic market

D: The Golden Menorah by Night, The Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem

por Zoran Strajin, 60 metros de distancia

The Golden Menorah by Night, The Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem

E: Jerusalem, Western Wall Plaza

por Armin Leuprecht, 60 metros de distancia

Jerusalem, Western Wall Plaza

G: Western Wall, Jerusalem - Rare scene, unusually empty

por Zoran Strajin, 80 metros de distancia

The Western Wall in the midst of the Old City in Jerusalem is the section of the Western supporting w...

Western Wall, Jerusalem - Rare scene, unusually empty

H: Jerusalem West Wall - Klagemauer

por Roland Lahner, 80 metros de distancia

Jerusalem West Wall - Klagemauer

I: Karen & Guille wedding

por Ernesto Jorysz, 80 metros de distancia

Karen & Guille wedding

J: West Wall (Wailing Wall) - Old City, Jerusalem

por Zoran Strajin, 90 metros de distancia

West Wall (Wailing Wall) - Old City, 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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