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A: Pergamon

av Ahmet Emin Zırh, 60 meter bort

Pergamon

B: Pergamon

av Ahmet Emin Zırh, 60 meter bort

Pergamon

C: Pergamon. Acropolis

av Andrey K., 80 meter bort

Pergamon. Acropolis

D: Pergamon

av Ahmet Emin Zırh, 140 meter bort

Pergamon

E: Pergamon

av Ahmet Emin Zırh, 200 meter bort

Pergamon

F: Kücükkoy

av Spongezob, 48.3 km bort

Kücükkoy

G: devil's table

av Ahmet Emin Zırh, 49.6 km bort

devil's table

H: Seytan Sofrasi

av Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com, 49.6 km bort

Viewpoint near Ayvalik, called Seytan Sofrasi - Devil's Table. More panoramas at www.derPanoramafotog...

Seytan Sofrasi

I: aaasdas

av Ömer ABALI, 50.1 km bort

aaasdas

J: Old Town

av Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com, 50.2 km bort

Step by step the old houses will be renovated. More panoramas at www.derPanoramafotograf.com

Old Town

Det här panoramat togs i Turkey, Middle East

Detta är en översikt av 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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