View from the top of Mt. Zion, Jerusalem
delen
mail
License license
loading...
Loading ...

Panoramische foto door Zoran Strajin EXPERT Genomen 14:18, 10/09/2011 - Views loading...

Advertisement

View from the top of Mt. Zion, Jerusalem

The World > Asia > Middle East

  • Vind ik leuk / Vind ik niet leuk
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down
comments powered by Disqus

Panorama's in de omgeving van Middle East

map

B: Mt Zion - scale model, Jerusalem

door Zoran Strajin, 40 hier vandaan

Mt Zion - scale model, Jerusalem

C: Entrance to the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu - Jerusalem

door Zoran Strajin, 50 hier vandaan

The Saint-Peter-in-Gallicantu Church is built in the slopes of mount Zion. A Byzantine church was bui...

Entrance to the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu - Jerusalem

E: Garten an der Kirche zum Hahnenschrei

door Werner Joemann, 110 hier vandaan

Die Tafel an der "Heiligen Treppe", die zur Kirche führt, zeigt folgenden Text:Jesu trauriger Blick ü...

Garten an der Kirche zum Hahnenschrei

F: Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu, Jerusalem

door Zoran Strajin, 130 hier vandaan

The Saint-Peter-in-Gallicantu Church is built in the slopes of mount Zion. A Byzantine church was bui...

Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu, Jerusalem

G: David's Tomb, Jerusalem

door Zoran Strajin, 180 hier vandaan

One of the holiest sites for Jews is the building on Mount Zion known as the Tomb of King David — the...

David's Tomb, Jerusalem

H: David's Tomb entrance, Jerusalem

door Zoran Strajin, 210 hier vandaan

One of the holiest sites for Jews is the building on Mount Zion known as the Tomb of King David — the...

David's Tomb entrance, Jerusalem

I: Zion Gate, Mt Zion, Jerusalem

door Zoran Strajin, 220 hier vandaan

Zion Gate, Mt Zion, Jerusalem

J: Zion gate

door Tamir Orbaum, 240 hier vandaan

Zion Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem

Zion gate

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.

Deel dit panorama