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Pergamon

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Images à proximité de Turkey

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A: Pergamon. Acropolis

Par Andrey K., à 30 mètres

Pergamon. Acropolis

B: Pergamon

Par Ahmet Emin Zırh, à 60 mètres

Pergamon

C: Pergamon

Par Ahmet Emin Zırh, à 90 mètres

Pergamon

D: Pergamon

Par Ahmet Emin Zırh, à 140 mètres

Pergamon

E: Pergamon

Par Ahmet Emin Zırh, à 160 mètres

Pergamon

F: Kücükkoy

Par Spongezob, A 48.3 km

Kücükkoy

G: devil's table

Par Ahmet Emin Zırh, A 49.7 km

devil's table

H: Seytan Sofrasi

Par Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com, A 49.7 km

Viewpoint near Ayvalik, called Seytan Sofrasi - Devil's Table. More panoramas at www.derPanoramafotog...

Seytan Sofrasi

I: aaasdas

Par Ömer ABALI, A 50.1 km

aaasdas

J: Old Town

Par Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com, A 50.3 km

Step by step the old houses will be renovated. More panoramas at www.derPanoramafotograf.com

Old Town

Ce panorama é été pris à Turkey, Middle East

Ceci est un aperçu 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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