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A: The Golden Menorah of the Temple

Фотограф: Andy Alpern, На расстоянии 30 метров отсюда

We are standing in front of the solid gold menorah, which according to canonical sources, is produced...

The Golden Menorah of the Temple

B: Jerusalem, view to Temple Mount

Фотограф: Armin Leuprecht, На расстоянии 40 метров отсюда

Jerusalem, view to Temple Mount

C: Golden Menorah, Jerusalem

Фотограф: Zoran Strajin, На расстоянии 40 метров отсюда

The golden menorah is a reenactment of the golden menorah that was used during the time of the third ...

Golden Menorah, Jerusalem

D: Temple Mount Overlook and Menorah

Фотограф: William Hamblin, На расстоянии 40 метров отсюда

The overlook of the Western Wall and Temple Mount (Haram al-Sharif) in the Jewish Quarter of Jerusale...

Temple Mount Overlook and Menorah

E: Стена плача. Иерусалим. Израиль.

Фотограф: Фурман Артём, На расстоянии 60 метров отсюда

Стена плача. Иерусалим. Израиль.

F: OVO - Davidson Center

Фотограф: Александр Шалит, На расстоянии 60 метров отсюда

OVO - Davidson CenterACT Lighting Design & Ode au bois

OVO - Davidson Center

G: Remains of Robinson's Arch, Jerusalem

Фотограф: Zoran Strajin, На расстоянии 70 метров отсюда

Robinson's Arch is on the south end of the western wall. It supported a staircase that led up to a ga...

Remains of Robinson's Arch, Jerusalem

H: The Golden Menorah by Night, The Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem

Фотограф: Zoran Strajin, На расстоянии 70 метров отсюда

The Golden Menorah by Night, The Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem

I: Jerusalem, Western Wall Plaza

Фотограф: Armin Leuprecht, На расстоянии 90 метров отсюда

Jerusalem, Western Wall Plaza

J: Entrance to the Temple Mount complex [Haram Al-Sharif], Old City, Jerusalem

Фотограф: Zoran Strajin, На расстоянии 90 метров отсюда

The Temple Mount is considered one of the holiest Muslim, Judaism and Christian sites in the world an...

Entrance to the Temple Mount complex [Haram Al-Sharif], Old City, Jerusalem

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Описание для места - 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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