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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Turkey

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A: Pergamon. Acropolis

di Andrey K., 30 metri di distanza

Pergamon. Acropolis

B: Pergamon

di Ahmet Emin Zırh, 60 metri di distanza

Pergamon

C: Pergamon

di Ahmet Emin Zırh, 90 metri di distanza

Pergamon

D: Pergamon

di Ahmet Emin Zırh, 140 metri di distanza

Pergamon

E: Pergamon

di Ahmet Emin Zırh, 160 metri di distanza

Pergamon

F: Kücükkoy

di Spongezob, 48.3 km di distanza

Kücükkoy

G: devil's table

di Ahmet Emin Zırh, 49.7 km di distanza

devil's table

H: Seytan Sofrasi

di Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com, 49.7 km di distanza

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

Seytan Sofrasi

I: aaasdas

di Ömer ABALI, 50.1 km di distanza

aaasdas

J: Old Town

di Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com, 50.3 km di distanza

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

Old Town

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Turkey, Middle East

Questa è una vista generale di 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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