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在附近的图片Middle East

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A: Jewish Quarter (Jerusalem)

摄影师Tamir Orbaum, 距离此处80远

Jewish Quarter (Jerusalem)

B: Part of the ancient Roman Cardo street. Jerusalem

摄影师Furman Artjem, 距离此处120远

Part of the ancient Roman Cardo street. Jerusalem

C: the Jewish Quarter square

摄影师Tamir Orbaum, 距离此处130远

the Jewish Quarter square

D: Hurva synagogue

摄影师Tamir Orbaum, 距离此处130远

Hurva synagogue

E: Kardo

摄影师Tamir Orbaum, 距离此处140远

Kardo

F: Roman's "Cardo", Jewish Quarter, Old City, Jerusalem

摄影师Zoran Strajin, 距离此处150远

Remains of Ancient Roman's "Cardo", Jewish Quartert, Old City, Jerusalem

Roman's "Cardo", Jewish Quarter, Old City, Jerusalem

G: The Wailing Wall. Jerusalem. Israel.

摄影师Furman Artjem, 距离此处160远

The Wailing Wall. Jerusalem. Israel.

H: Golden Menorah, Jerusalem

摄影师Zoran Strajin, 距离此处170远

The golden menorah is a reenactment of the golden menorah that was used during the time of the third ...

Golden Menorah, Jerusalem

I: Temple Mount Overlook and Menorah

摄影师William Hamblin, 距离此处180远

The overlook of the Western Wall and Temple Mount (Haram al-Sharif) in the Jewish Quarter of Jerusale...

Temple Mount Overlook and Menorah

J: The Golden Menorah of the Temple

摄影师Andy Alpern, 距离此处180远

We are standing in front of the solid gold menorah, which according to canonical sources, is produced...

The Golden Menorah of the Temple

此全景拍摄于Middle East

这是一个概述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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