A number of historical events can be comprehended by the use of documentation that was made during those eras. These have been detailed in the following to understand the nuances of the culture that existed in the different times. It also enables the audience to understand the implication of the newer agenda.The Mediterranean region is an area that is focused on the continental drift. It is the area between Africa and Eurasia. It has a rich history. The shape and the development are perfect for many of the civilization.
It has a10,000 km of coastline in a calm sea. There are plentiful areas where there can be commerce generated. These areas were once controlled by the Egyptians and the Phoenicians. Subsequent to this, there was control of the area by the Roman. This was the situation that had lasted for more than four centuries. The tribal pressure was another reason for the building of the sea. The next control of the region came into existence based on the eruption of the Arabs in the world in the seventh century. They had a dynamic newer religion and controlled the areas. The great seas were divided based on the tenets of Christianity and Island. There were numerous wars that had been fought in the region based on the islands of the Mediterranean.
The areas of Cyprus, Crete and Sicily turned to become regular battlegrounds (Horden and Purcell 34). In the 12th century, there was the growth of the Christian agenda in the areas. The crusaders had to establish the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. There was the subsequent growth of the Barcelona, Genoa, Venice and the extensive trading grew in the region. In the 15th century, there was the growth of the Turkish Empire. A number of subsequent wars and many nuanced implication of this region continue in the current times. These wars and immigration into the nations cause the people to have a change in the culture and the food habits. These have been detailed in the following section.