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Petra cave

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A: Petra, The Royal Tombs

Atila Bezdan作, ここから20メートル

Petra, The Royal Tombs

B: Royal Tombs, Petra

Marek Koszorek作, ここから130メートル

Royal Tombs, Petra

C: Roman Theater Petra

Marek Koszorek作, ここから300メートル

Roman Theater Petra

D: Petra, near Roman Amphitheatre

Atila Bezdan作, ここから310メートル

Petra, near Roman Amphitheatre

E: Petra

Atila Bezdan作, ここから370メートル


F: Petra hill view

Rami Saarikorpi作, ここから400メートル

Petra hill view

Petra hill view

G: The Siq (narrow canyon) of Petra, Jordan

William Hamblin作, ここから400メートル

The entrance to Petra is through a long narrow canyon known as the Siq.  Along the way there are nume...

The Siq (narrow canyon) of Petra, Jordan

H: Church of Petra

Rami Saarikorpi作, ここから490メートル

Church of Petra

Church of Petra

I: Petra Treasury

William Hamblin作, ここから540メートル

The "Treasury" is a monumental tomb from the first century AD at the entrance to the valley of Petra,...

Petra Treasury

J: Petra Treasury - Al Khazneh Jordan

Mohamed Attef作, ここから600メートル

Petra Treasury - Al Khazneh Jordan

このパノラマはJordan, Middle Eastで撮影されました

これはMiddle East領域の概要です

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.