Gumushane Ataturk Caddesi
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Gumushane Ataturk Caddesi

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Gümüşhane Atatürk Caddesi

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Turkey


A: Kov Kalesi 1

di gkirca, 11.4 km di distanza

Kov Kalesi 1

B: Kov Kalesi 2

di gkirca, 11.4 km di distanza

Kov Kalesi 2

C: Kov Kalesi 4

di gkirca, 11.4 km di distanza

Kov Kalesi 4

D: Kov Kalesi 3

di gkirca, 11.4 km di distanza

Kov Kalesi 3

E: Zigana Geçidi

di gkirca, 19.9 km di distanza

Zigana Geçidi

F: Zigana Geçidi

di gkirca, 21.0 km di distanza

Zigana Geçidi

G: Sumela Manastiri Avlu 1

di Ugur Akbulut, 29.7 km di distanza

Sumela Manastiri Avlu 1

H: Sumela Yolundan Manastir

di Omer Vasfi Tuncel, 29.7 km di distanza

The Sümela Monastery (Greek: Μονή Σουμελά, Turkish: Sümela Manastırı) stands at the foot of a steep c...

Sumela Yolundan Manastir

I: Sümela manastırı yanındaki harabe (Mükail Akdağ photography)

di mükail akdag, 29.7 km di distanza

mountains, animals, forest, church, clouds, road, water, sky, urban, birds, hotel, park, mar, archite...

Sümela manastırı yanındaki harabe  (Mükail Akdağ photography)


di gkirca, 32.1 km di distanza

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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