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A: Courtyard of the fountain, Jerash

Фотограф: Henk Bos, На расстоянии 10 метров отсюда

Courtyard of the fountain, Jerash

B: Church of Saint Theodore

Фотограф: Henk Bos, На расстоянии 40 метров отсюда

Church of Saint Theodore

C: Temple of Artemis at Jerash, Jordan

Фотограф: William Hamblin, На расстоянии 130 метров отсюда

The Temple of the Greek goddess Artemis (Roman Diana) is one of the best preserved buildings at the e...

Temple of Artemis at Jerash, Jordan

D: theatre of jerash ruins. jordan

Фотограф: luis davilla, На расстоянии 220 метров отсюда

theatre of jerash ruins. jordan

E: Jerash North Theatre

Фотограф: John Romano D'Orazio, На расстоянии 230 метров отсюда

The old roman city of Jerash in Jordan was a pretty large city back in its time, so much so that it h...

Jerash North Theatre

F: Джараш, Иордания

Фотограф: Крайнев Павел, На расстоянии 800 метров отсюда

Джараш. Руины древнеримского города в Иордании

Джараш, Иордания

G: Gbeha

Фотограф: 360 Riyadh, На расстоянии 26.1 км отсюда

mountain, sky, sun, amman, jordan, jbeha


H: Jabal Al Mugheir-Zarqa

Фотограф: Ahmad Matarneh, На расстоянии 27.2 км отсюда

a view for Zarqa city from Al-Mugheer mountain,you can see old district in city, from higher point in...

Jabal Al Mugheir-Zarqa

I: Jordan University - الجامعة الأردنية

Фотограф: 360 Riyadh, На расстоянии 29.6 км отсюда

Jordan University - الجامعة الأردنية

J: Salt

Фотограф: 360 Riyadh, На расстоянии 30.5 км отсюда


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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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