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Samsun Sevgi G L Ve Parki

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A: Samsun Doğu Park

by Özgür Örsoğlu, less than 10 meters away

Samsun Doğu Park

B: Samsun'da Kısa Mesafe Fayton Turu

by Özgür Örsoğlu, 10 meters away

Samsun'da Kısa Mesafe Fayton Turu

C: Samsun - Güller

by Özgür Örsoğlu, 80 meters away

Samsun - Güller

D: Samsun Doğupark Üst Geçiti

by Özgür Örsoğlu, 210 meters away

Samsun Doğupark Üst Geçiti

E: Samsun Doğupark

by Özgür Örsoğlu, 250 meters away

Samsun Doğupark

F: Samsun - Doğu Park Çevresi

by Özgür Örsoğlu, 260 meters away

Samsun - Doğu Park Çevresi

G: Samsun Sahil Yolu - Samsun Limanı

by Özgür Örsoğlu, 500 meters away

Samsun Sahil Yolu - Samsun Limanı

H: Ciftlik Caddesi 610

by Samsun il ozel idaresi, 570 meters away

Çiftlik Caddesiİstiklal Avenue (Çiftlik)

Ciftlik Caddesi 610

I: make-up - Düşevi Oyuncuları

by Özgür Örsoğlu, 670 meters away

make-up - Düşevi Oyuncuları

J: Düşevi Oyuncuları Samsun Gazi Sahnesi'nde

by Özgür Örsoğlu, 680 meters away

Düşevi Oyuncuları Samsun Gazi Sahnesi'nde

This panorama was taken in Turkey, Middle East

This is an overview of 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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