Ancient Near East

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"Between Europe and the Middle East, at the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea, lies the region known as the Near East. The area includes the countries of Israel, Lebanon, Jordan, and Syria. It is the birthplace of some of the world’s oldest civilizations and has close ties with three major religions – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam."   The Near East. (2009). In Geography of the World within the Credo Reference Database.

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