Mediterranean Civilisation – Afrasian (Africa-Asia) Millenium
Middle of the World The shores of the Mediterranean are surrounded by harbors always overflowing with ideas; Istanbul, Troy, Miletos, Pergamon, Halicarnassus, Athens, Thessaloniki, Izmir, Ephesus, Rome, Barcelona, Beirut, Piraeus, Alexandria, Kyrenia, Famagusta, Paphos, Haifa, Tripoli, Casablanca, Tunisia, Algeria, Assos, Haifa, Jaffa, The ports of Alanya, Alexandria, Latakia and Tartus are the cities where great thinkers grew up.
Universal thinkers such as Aristotle, Plato, Pythagoras, Ibn Bacce, İbni Tüfeyl, İbn Rüşt, İbnül Arabi, İbni Batuta, İbni Haldun, İsmail Hakkı İzmirli, Muhyiddin Kafiyeci from Bergama, İshak Efendi (Master), Hilmi Ziya Ülken, Niyazi Berkes Mediterranean Hav They are the precursors, the treasures of light, of the Afrasia Civilization emerging from
The Mediterranean Basin is an Atlas of Thought, the most comprehensive Encyclopedia of Thinkers in the world; is the homeland of philosophy. The firsts article of the encyclopedia is one of the most crowded articles. The first philosophy in Athens and Miletos, the first library in Alexandria and Pergamum, the first Christianity in Antioch, Tarsus, the first sociology in Tunisia, the first roots of today’s alphabet in Phoenicians, Asia Minor, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and Crete The sparkles of the Andalusian Civilizations have always come to life on these shores.
The islands, peninsulas, rivers, mountains, inland seas, ports, basins, straits, gulfs, canals surrounding the Mediterranean have given rise to the most impressive ideas and thinkers in this most interactive piece of geography in the world.
Named as the Sixth Continent by one of our thinkers, the Fisherman of Halicarnassus, the Mediterranean is a basin located in the middle of three continents and contains all intellectual accumulations; From Alexandria to Iskenderun, from Izmir to Italy, from Spain to Morocco to France, from Cairo to Catalonia and many more.
The Atlantic Mind has divided the region in order to dominate it, and the Middle East etc. He used the terms used in military terminology to generalize the region he divided. The Mediterranean, marginalized as the Middle East, is Middle Earth when subjected to an objective and correct reading. This is the etymological meaning of Mediterrane. All aspects come together in Middle-earth.
There is another Middle Earth; Zhong Guo aka China. The ports located on the Pacific coast also constitute the New Mediterranean. Located on the Silk Road route, Inner Asia (Turkestan) is a Mediterranean-style structure that comes from history, together with its oases.