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Near East vs Middle East
A.T. Mahan First recorded to use Middle East term
Orient
Europeans: Near East
Americans: East Asia (Far East)
Assyriology
Study of ancient Orient (Middle East) Mainly Mesopotamia
4 cultures of Assyriology (known as Cuneiform cultures)
Mesopotamia
Anatolia
Syria-Palestine
Persia(Modern Iraq)
Mesopotamia
Land between two rivers
People of various origins including the Sumerians and those of the Semitic group of langiages (Babylonians and Assyrians)
Anatolia
The Asiatic (main) part of Turkey
Syria-Palestine
Predominantly Semitic people; the middleman of the Middle East. Along Mediteranian Sea (New Testament lands)
Persia (Modern Iraq)
Various groups including the Elamites and the Indo-Europeans such as the Medes and Persians
Middle eastern mounds often hide
Tell
Huyuk
Tepe
Seas
Aegean
Marmara
Black
Caspain
Bediterranean
Red
Dead
Persian Gulf
Rivers
Halys River
Euphrates
Tigris
Jordan
Orontes
Litani
Nile
Lakes
Tuz Golu (Salt Lake)
L. Van
L. Urmia
L. Tiberius
Mountains
Pontus
Taurus
Amanus
Lebanon
Anti-Lebanon
Elburz
Zagros
Plateaus
Anatolian
Iranian
Deserts
Syrian
Arabian
Libyan