The Middle East stands at the cross-roads of Asia and Europe. A rich land without any natural defenses, within easy reach of from the steppe, on the main route of traders from and , and with all the countries of the Mediterranean rim eager for their goods, it was the scene of many wars, and the birthplace of many new ideas.
It was the center of civilization from about 7000 until about 2500 years ago, when the Mediterranean countries took over.
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