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Jordan付近のパノラマ

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A: Petras Temple Interior

Marek Koszorek作, ここから170メートル

Petras Temple Interior

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

William Hamblin作, ここから290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

C: Petra, near Roman Amphitheatre

Atila Bezdan作, ここから340メートル

Petra, near Roman Amphitheatre

D: Petra

Atila Bezdan作, ここから340メートル

Petra

E: Roman Theater Petra

Marek Koszorek作, ここから360メートル

Roman Theater Petra

F: Petra Treasury

William Hamblin作, ここから370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

G: Petra, The Treasury

Atila Bezdan作, ここから480メートル

Petra, The Treasury

H: PETRA, Jordan

Biju Thomas作, ここから480メートル

Petra has been elected by the world community in 2007 as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. I...

PETRA, Jordan

I: Petra

Peter Boel作, ここから490メートル

Petra

J: Temple of Petra

Rami Saarikorpi作, ここから490メートル

Temple of Petra

Temple of Petra

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.

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