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The Middle East in 30 seconds October 4, 2006

Filed under: politics — tim @ 10:13 am

Maps of War have put together a great flash animation showing the different empires and ruling authorities that have had a stake in the Middle East. With its central geographic location as a boon for all trade routes, there has been a lot of land changing a lot of hands.Link

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2 Responses to “The Middle East in 30 seconds”

  1. Craig Says:

    But… what are we progressing towards??

    Most importantly: Witness the mongol empire!!
    (and try not to think about all that ANDA)

  2. the baker's wife Says:

    That’s pretty interesting! Think about how many periods of jr high world history we all could’ve slept through if only we’d had that.


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