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Moni Zoodochos Pigi

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A: Samos - Vathy - Statue

di Mark Weber, 4.9 km di distanza

Samos - Vathy - Statue

B: Mycali Beach

di John Po, 7.1 km di distanza

Mycali Beach

C: Moni Vronta Monastery Outside

di Mark Weber, 15.3 km di distanza

Moni Vronta Monastery Outside

D: Moni Vronta Monastery Inside

di Mark Weber, 15.3 km di distanza

Moni Vronta Monastery Inside

E: Moni Vronta Monastery Outside

di Mark Weber, 15.3 km di distanza

Moni Vronta Monastery Outside

F: Samos - Road with view to Vourliotes

di Mark Weber, 15.8 km di distanza

Samos - Road with view to Vourliotes

G: davutlar

di TUNAY ATEŞ, 19.8 km di distanza

davutlar

H: davutlar

di TUNAY ATEŞ, 19.8 km di distanza

davutlar aydın kuşadası davutlar sevgi plajı davutlar aydın kuşadası davutlar sevgi plajı davutlar ay...

davutlar

I: The Atatuerk Monument

di M. Hundrieser, 22.1 km di distanza

View over the town from the Atatuerk Monument. It is a picnic- area and has a very nice view over the...

The Atatuerk Monument

J: The Atatuerk Monument

di M. Hundrieser, 22.1 km di distanza

View over the town from the Atatuerk Monument. It is a picnic- area and has a very nice view over the...

The Atatuerk Monument

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Greece, 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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