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Fortress of Masada, Judaean Desert, Israel

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Israel


A: Masada

di mordagan, 60 metri di distanza


B: Masada, Herod's Palace

di Atila Bezdan, 70 metri di distanza

Masada, Herod's Palace

C: Masada fortress

di Atila Bezdan, 70 metri di distanza

Masada fortress

D: North Palace, Masada, Israel

di Zoran Strajin, 80 metri di distanza

Herod the Great developed Masada as a mountain fortress, where he could flee to in time of danger. He...

North Palace, Masada, Israel

E: Masada

di mordagan, 90 metri di distanza


F: Masada fortress

di Atila Bezdan, 120 metri di distanza

Masada fortress

G: Fortress Masada, West Terace

di Zoran Strajin, 140 metri di distanza

Masada (Hebrew for "Fortress") are the ancient ruins on a mountaintop in the Judean Desert. Located a...

Fortress Masada, West Terace

H: Masada

di mordagan, 150 metri di distanza


I: Masada

di mordagan, 200 metri di distanza

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J: Masada

di mordagan, 370 metri di distanza


Questo panorama è stato scattato in Israel, 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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