0 Likes

My World
Middle East
Copyright: Edgar martirosyan
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Uploaded: 08/12/2013
Updated: 08/01/2014
Views:

...


Tags: armenia; my world
comments powered by Disqus

Vahe Martirosyan
View from summit of Gomshasar, 3724 m
Vahe Martirosyan
View from summit of mount Spitakasar, 3555 m
Davit Mirzoyan
Vishapalich
Ernest Tshagharyan
The monastery of Geghard Armenia
Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji
Geghard - Armenia
Davit Mirzoyan
Garni Canyon
Andrey Ilyin
Garni Temple. View at the canyon.
Andrey Ilyin
Garni Temple.
Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji
Inside Garni Temple
Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji
Garni Temple
Davit Mirzoyan
Spitakavor Monastery
Davit Mirzoyan
Village Areni
bibouroku tabito
Santa Claus carries "a pig causing happiness" Ⅰ  (Shizuoka City)
yunzen liu
Hubei Wuhan Beach Park——The wuhan Yangtze River at sunrise
Rudolf Kukura
kukura wwwslovenskyrajsk poracska dolina 01
Sasa Vukovic
Shëngjin - Albania, Medova, Sveti Jovan Medovski (it. San Giovanni di Medua, en. St. John)
Alan McLean (Albiphotography)
Kilchurn Castle , Loch Awe , Scotland
Thomas Stano
Low Tide
Unkle Kennykoala
Canberra - Lake Ginninderra / John Knight Memorial Park
roman codavr
Kyrgyzstan, Middle Tyan-Shan,Terskey, Archator, elevation 3920m
Littleplanet.nl - Roelof de Vries
On top of a windmill
Thomas Stano
The Double Arch
miki arregui
BONRETORN AFTER FIRE
Xonep peka makazakat
Edgar Martirosyan
Arzni1 1
Edgar Martirosyan
Arzni
Edgar Martirosyan
My World
More About 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.