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A: ENV 157

by Kütahya Kültür ve Turizm, 10 meters away

ENV 157

B: Kutahya Archeology Museum Room 1

by Ibrahim Tunca, 30 meters away

Ulu Camii yanında Vacidiye Medresesi olarak bilinen yapıdadır. Medrese binası 1314 yılında Germiyan b...

Kutahya Archeology Museum Room 1

C: MRK 123

by Kütahya Kültür ve Turizm, 30 meters away

MRK 123

D: Kutahya Archeology Museum Saloon 2

by Ibrahim Tunca, 40 meters away

Ulu Camii yanında Vacidiye Medresesi olarak bilinen yapıdadır. Medrese binası 1314 yılında Germiyan b...

Kutahya Archeology Museum Saloon 2

E: Archaeological Museum, Kutahya

by Kütahya Kültür ve Turizm, 50 meters away

Vacidiye Madrasah is called Archaeological Museum of Kutahya, now. It was build circa 1315 by Mübaraz...

Archaeological Museum, Kutahya

F: Kütahya Archeology Museum

by Ibrahim Tunca, 50 meters away

Kutahya Archeology Museum is near Great Mosque of KutahyaOne of the best amazon tomb is here.In a 14t...

Kütahya Archeology Museum

G: MRK 128

by Kütahya Kültür ve Turizm, 50 meters away

MRK 128

H: F NO 5863

by Kütahya Kültür ve Turizm, 50 meters away

F NO 5863

I: Kutahya Great Mosque

by Ibrahim Tunca, 60 meters away

Kütahya Ulu Cami 45x25metrelik bir alanı kaplar ve Kütahya'nın en büyük iç alana sahip camii'sidir. T...

Kutahya Great Mosque

J: Kutahya Archeology Museum and Great Mosque Square

by Ibrahim Tunca, 60 meters away

Front garden of Kutahya Archeology Museum It is near Great Mosque and there is a square around...Some...

Kutahya Archeology Museum and Great Mosque Square

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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