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Palmyra Amphitheater

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Nov 2006

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Panorama's in de omgeving van Syria

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A: Palmyra Tetrapylon

door Willy Kaemena, 90 hier vandaan

Wikipedia: "Palmyra (‎;Hebrew: תדמור‎; tiḏmor, Greek: Παλμύρα, Arabic: تدمر‎; Tadmur, /ˌpælˈmaɪərə/) ...

Palmyra Tetrapylon

B: Palmyra Agora (Market)

door Willy Kaemena, 90 hier vandaan

Wikipedia: "Palmyra (‎;Hebrew: תדמור‎; tiḏmor, Greek: Παλμύρα, Arabic: تدمر‎; Tadmur, /ˌpælˈmaɪərə/) ...

Palmyra Agora (Market)

C: Palmyra Tetrapylon

door Peter Boel, 90 hier vandaan

Palmyra Tetrapylon

D: Palmyra Market

door Willy Kaemena, 100 hier vandaan

Palmyra Market

E: Tetrapylon

door Willy Kaemena, 100 hier vandaan

Tetrapylon

F: Palmyra Colonnade

door Willy Kaemena, 120 hier vandaan

Nov 2006

Palmyra Colonnade

G: Palmyra

door Willy Kaemena, 170 hier vandaan

Wikipedia: "Palmyra (Arabic: تدمر Tadmur‎) was in ancient times an important city of central Syria, l...

Palmyra

H: The Arches

door Willy Kaemena, 250 hier vandaan

The Arches

I: Palmira

door Krainev Pavel, 430 hier vandaan

Palmira in Syria

Palmira

J: Sunset in Palmyra

door Timur Agirov, 440 hier vandaan

Sunset in Palmyra

Dit panorama is genomen in Syria, 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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