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Images à proximité de Syria


A: Palmyra Tetrapylon

Par Peter Boel, à moins de 10 mètres

Palmyra Tetrapylon

B: Palmyra Tetrapylon

Par Willy Kaemena, à 10 mètres

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

Palmyra Tetrapylon

C: Palmyra Amphitheater

Par Willy Kaemena, à 100 mètres

Nov 2006

Palmyra Amphitheater

D: Palmyra Market

Par Willy Kaemena, à 110 mètres

Palmyra Market

E: Palmyra Agora (Market)

Par Willy Kaemena, à 120 mètres

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

Palmyra Agora (Market)

F: Palmyra Colonnade

Par Willy Kaemena, à 200 mètres

Nov 2006

Palmyra Colonnade

G: Palmyra

Par Willy Kaemena, à 250 mètres

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


H: The Arches

Par Willy Kaemena, à 330 mètres

The Arches

I: Sunset in Palmyra

Par Timur Agirov, à 350 mètres

Sunset in Palmyra

J: Palmira

Par Krainev Pavel, à 530 mètres

Palmira in Syria


Ce panorama é été pris à Syria, 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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