Muristan by Night, Jerusalem
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Muristan by Night, Jerusalem

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A: The Muristan, Jerusalem Old City, Israel

av Furman Artjem, 10 meter bort

The Muristan, Jerusalem Old City, Israel

B: Muristan at night - Jerusalem

av Zoran Strajin, 20 meter bort

The Muristan area is located inside the Christian quarter in Old City of Jerusalem, and includes the ...

Muristan at night - Jerusalem

C: Scene from Muristan Road Street, Jerusalem - The Church of the Redeemer in sight

av Zoran Strajin, 30 meter bort

The Muristan area is located inside the Christian quarter, and includes the Avtimos market and the Ge...

Scene from Muristan Road Street, Jerusalem - The Church of the Redeemer in sight

E: Lutheran church of the Redeemer, Old city of Jerusalem, Israel.

av Assaf Bezalel, 40 meter bort

Also known as the German church, is located about 100 meters,south east of the Church of the Holy Sep...

Lutheran church of the Redeemer, Old city of Jerusalem, Israel.

I: Holy sepulchre church

av Eva Gershgal, 50 meter bort

Holy sepulchre church

J: Jerusalem, Church of the Holy Sepulcher

av Atila Bezdan, 60 meter bort

Jerusalem, Church of the Holy Sepulcher

Det här panoramat togs i 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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