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St. George's Church

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Created in AD560. Originally it contained more than 2 million pieces, but only one third has survived.

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Panorama's in de omgeving van Jordan

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A: Zarqua Main Hot Springs

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C: Dead Sea

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D: Dead Sea - البحر الميت

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E: The Dead Sea

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F: Dead Sea

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G: Dead Sea Beach

door Marek Koszorek, 14.0 hier vandaan

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H: St. George Church, Madaba, Jordan, with JAN & Mercedes Maglasang

door JAN Maglasang, 14.1 hier vandaan

St. George Church, Madaba, Jordan, with JAN & Mercedes Maglasang

St. George Church, Madaba, Jordan, with JAN & Mercedes Maglasang

I: St. George Church, Madaba, Jordan, with Mercedes Maglasang

door JAN Maglasang, 14.1 hier vandaan

St. George Church, Madaba, Jordan, with Mercedes Maglasang

St. George Church, Madaba, Jordan, with Mercedes Maglasang

J: St. George Church, Madaba, Jordan

door JAN Maglasang, 14.1 hier vandaan

St. George Church, Madaba, Jordan

St. George Church, Madaba, Jordan

Dit panorama is genomen in Jordan, 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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