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Tetrapylon

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Närliggande bilder i Syria

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A: Palmyra Tetrapylon

av Peter Boel, mindre än 10 meter bort

Palmyra Tetrapylon

B: Palmyra Tetrapylon

av Willy Kaemena, 10 meter bort

Wikipedia: "Palmyra (‎;Hebrew: תדמור‎; tiḏmor, Greek: Παλμύρα, Arabic: تدمر‎; Tadmur, /ˌpælˈmaɪərə/) ...

Palmyra Tetrapylon

C: Palmyra Amphitheater

av Willy Kaemena, 100 meter bort

Nov 2006

Palmyra Amphitheater

D: Palmyra Market

av Willy Kaemena, 110 meter bort

Palmyra Market

E: Palmyra Agora (Market)

av Willy Kaemena, 120 meter bort

Wikipedia: "Palmyra (‎;Hebrew: תדמור‎; tiḏmor, Greek: Παλμύρα, Arabic: تدمر‎; Tadmur, /ˌpælˈmaɪərə/) ...

Palmyra Agora (Market)

F: Palmyra Colonnade

av Willy Kaemena, 200 meter bort

Nov 2006

Palmyra Colonnade

G: Palmyra

av Willy Kaemena, 250 meter bort

Wikipedia: "Palmyra (Arabic: تدمر Tadmur‎) was in ancient times an important city of central Syria, l...

Palmyra

H: The Arches

av Willy Kaemena, 330 meter bort

The Arches

I: Sunset in Palmyra

av Timur Agirov, 350 meter bort

Sunset in Palmyra

J: Palmira

av Krainev Pavel, 530 meter bort

Palmira in Syria

Palmira

Det här panoramat togs i Syria, 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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