Difference between revisions of "Middle East"

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The '''Middle East''' is a geographical and cultural area consisting of South West [[Asia]], as well as [[Egypt]]. Culturally it refers to the [[Arabic]] speaking world.
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The '''Middle East''' is a geographical and cultural area consisting of South West [[Asia]], as well as [[Egypt]]. Culturally it refers to the [[Arabic]] speaking world and the birthplace of [[Jew|Judism]].
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The area captured by the [[First Crusade]] is the [[Kingdom of Jerusalem]]. [[Palestine]] is the [[Holy Land]] for [[Christianity]]. [[Mecca]] is the holy city for [[Islam]].
   
 
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Revision as of 09:53, 19 January 2005

The Middle East is a geographical and cultural area consisting of South West Asia, as well as Egypt. Culturally it refers to the Arabic speaking world and the birthplace of Judism.

The area captured by the First Crusade is the Kingdom of Jerusalem. Palestine is the Holy Land for Christianity. Mecca is the holy city for Islam.


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