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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Turkey

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A: River Asi

di Ahmet Emin Zırh, 750 metri di distanza

asi river view

River Asi

B: Asi river

di Ahmet Emin Zırh, 750 metri di distanza

Asi river

C: uzun bazaar

di Ahmet Emin Zırh, 760 metri di distanza

Uzun bazaar

uzun bazaar

D: arena ulus

di Ahmet Emin Zırh, 780 metri di distanza

arena ulus

E: Ulu mosque

di Ahmet Emin Zırh, 800 metri di distanza

Ulu mosque

F: Tarla - Ard Hadduc

di Mehmet Can Aşkar, 6.6 km di distanza

Tarla - Ard Hadduc

G: gümüşgöze manzarası

di Mehmet Can Aşkar, 7.9 km di distanza

gümüşgöze manzarası

H: Hidro Havuzu-Harbiye

di Mehmet Can Aşkar, 8.8 km di distanza

Hidro Havuzu-Harbiye

I: Harbiye Manzarası

di Mehmet Can Aşkar, 8.9 km di distanza

Harbiye Manzarası

J: Dam

di Mehmet Dırdır, 30.6 km di distanza

Dam

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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