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Panorama's in de omgeving van Middle East

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A: Moshes Montefiore windmill

door Tamir Orbaum, 20 hier vandaan

Moshes Montefiore windmill in Jerusalem

Moshes Montefiore windmill

B: Jerusalem Mill

door Alexsander Kurayev, 40 hier vandaan

Jerusalem Mill

C: Jerusalem Lane

door Alexsander Kurayev, 80 hier vandaan

Jerusalem Lane

D: View of Old city. Jerusalem

door Furman Artjem, 180 hier vandaan

View of Old city. Jerusalem

E: Mitchelpark gegenüber dem Zion in Jerusalem

door Werner Joemann, 190 hier vandaan

Mitchelpark gegenüber dem Zion in Jerusalem

F: GUE under Old City

door Chaka, 210 hier vandaan

GUE under Old City

G: Old city. Jerusalem.

door Furman Artjem, 220 hier vandaan

Old city. Jerusalem.

H: Mt Zion Overlooking the Valley of Ben Hinnom

door Andy Alpern, 340 hier vandaan

Mt Zion Overlooking the Valley of Ben Hinnom

I: Ymca

door Tamir Orbaum, 400 hier vandaan

Ymca

J: Dormitio Abtei auf dem Zion in Jerusalem

door Werner Joemann, 410 hier vandaan

Dormitio Abtei auf dem Zion in 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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