0 Likes

Eflatun Pinar, Turkey
Turkey

Eflatun Pinar was a holy spring in the time of the Hittite empire around the 13th century BC. In the 1980s the level of the water was above the old walls and the altar, made of big stones, much deeper in the artificial lake. In 2012 the place had been changed into a "picnic area" and lost its archaic magic.

Copyright: Heiner straesser - derpanoramafotograf.com
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14876x7438
Caricate: 23/11/2012
Aggiornato: 29/05/2014
Numero di visualizzazioni:

...


Tags: hittite; religion; spring; lake; archaeology; neture; outdoors
comments powered by Disqus

AHMET GÜMÜŞ
Esrefoglu Camii Dis Kapi Girisi Beysehir
AHMET GÜMÜŞ
Esrefoglu Camii 2 Beysehir
AHMET GÜMÜŞ
Esrefoglu camii 1 beysehir
AHMET GÜMÜŞ
Esrefoglu Camii 3 Beysehir
AHMET GÜMÜŞ
Esen Tepe Beysehir
Barbaros Caglar
Kubad Abad Palace,
AHMET GÜMÜŞ
Lukyanus Aniti (Atkaya) Fasillar Beysehir
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Kandemir han kiziloeren anatolia turkey
Barbaros Caglar
Yesilgöl
AHMET GÜMÜŞ
Ormanozu
AHMET GÜMÜŞ
Ormanozu Koyu Konya
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Kilistra 10-2
Vito Fusco
John o' Groats
Stephan Messner
Evening in Mostar /BiH
Bernd Kronmueller
View of Snowdon, North Wales
Jon Jasper
Queens Garden in Bryce Canyon
Alexander Peskov
Old Gates of Adryan
Marcio Cabral
Olho dagua water spring 3
Glen Claydon
Mt Yotei Peak Sunrise
Pedro Menezes
Porto Santo Island - Terra Chã Red Rock
Maurizio Romano
Narrow alleys in Xintiandi
Vito Fusco
Positano from a rock on the sea
Кирилл Вячеславович
"Пасть дракона"
Jon Jasper
Kolob Arch
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Kriegerkapelle garmisch deutschland
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Uçhisar in Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Dome
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
in der unterirdischen Stadt von Maziköy
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Amasra3 black sea turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Yilantas - the Snakestone
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Hagia Eleni in Sille, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Grossglockner hochalpenstrasse museum alpine naturschau austria
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
arch. excavation of Nerik 11-03, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Transport & Logistik 1
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Church in Hasaköy, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Hasankeyf
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.