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Temple of Petra

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Temple of Petra

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A: PETRA, Jordan

Фотограф: Biju Thomas, На расстоянии 10 метров отсюда

Petra has been elected by the world community in 2007 as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. I...

PETRA, Jordan

B: Petra

Фотограф: Peter Boel, На расстоянии 10 метров отсюда

Petra

C: Treasury

Фотограф: Jouni Pekkanen, На расстоянии 10 метров отсюда

A Nabatean structure built perhaps around 100 BC, of unknown purpose, maybe a temple, royal tomb or e...

Treasury

D: Petra, The Treasury

Фотограф: Atila Bezdan, На расстоянии 10 метров отсюда

Petra, The Treasury

E: Nabataean city of Petra, Jordan.

Фотограф: Assaf Bezalel, На расстоянии 20 метров отсюда

Hand held panorama, using a Nikon D90, nikkor 10.5mm and a philopod.About the city of petra in wikipe...

Nabataean city of Petra, Jordan.

F: Petra, Treasury

Фотограф: Marek Koszorek, На расстоянии 20 метров отсюда

Petra, Treasury

G: Nabataean city of Petra, Jordan

Фотограф: Assaf Bezalel, На расстоянии 40 метров отсюда

Hand held panorama using a Nikon D90, Nikkor 10.5mm and a philopod. information about the city of pet...

Nabataean city of Petra, Jordan

H: Petra Jordania

Фотограф: Rami Saarikorpi, На расстоянии 150 метров отсюда

Petra Jordania

I: Petra Treasury

Фотограф: William Hamblin, На расстоянии 160 метров отсюда

The "Treasury" is a monumental tomb from the first century AD at the entrance to the valley of Petra,...

Petra Treasury

J: Petra

Фотограф: JAN Maglasang, На расстоянии 320 метров отсюда

Petra

Petra

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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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