"بيت البسام بعنيزة: يقع البيت إلى الغرب من عنيزة القديمة والتي أنشئت عام(630هـ) ، ويمثل البيت فترة من تطور العمارة في محافظة عنيزة ويمتاز انه ذو طراز معماري فريد من نوعه في المنطقة ، اذ يمثل البيت النجدي القديم، ويحتل مساحة تزيد (3500) متر مربع ، ونظراً لتصميمه الرائع و المتنوع فقد اهتمت به الهيئة العامة للسياحة والآثار و صنفته من المباني التراثية المهمة في المنطقة. al-Bassam house: It lies to the west of old Unaizah which dates back to1233 A.D/630A.H. It was built in stages, the first being the northern part. It represents a phase within the development of local architecture in Unaizah governorate .It is characterized by its unique architecture. It represents the old Najed house. It occupies an area exceeding 3500 square meters .Due to it magnificent unique architecture the community of tourist and antique looked after it and classified it as one the of the most important building of traditional architecture in the area. For more information: http://www.scta.gov.sa
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.