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church of the holy Sepulcher (Grabeskirche Kreuzauffindungskapelle)

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Panorama's in de omgeving van Middle East


A: Church of the holy Sepulchre (Grabeskirche, Kapelle der Hl Helena

door Werner Joemann, minder dan 10 meter hier vandaan

Church of the holy Sepulchre (Grabeskirche, Kapelle der Hl Helena

H: Holy sepulchre church

door Eva Gershgal, 20 hier vandaan

Holy sepulchre church

J: The Tomb of Christ [Rotunda], Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem

door Zoran Strajin, 30 hier vandaan

Here is the ceiling of the hall. There are now eighteen piers which carry a clerestory and a dome ope...

The Tomb of Christ [Rotunda], Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem

Dit panorama is genomen in Middle East

Dit is een overzicht van 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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