Ancient structures
The complex includes Nicholas Church, the adjacent cells with a refectory, a warm Church, the bell tower (West of St. Nicholas Church), deanery (South-West from the cells), the building of…

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Kutná Hora: a town-Museum in the Gothic style
Kutná Hora is an ancient Czech city, founded in XIII century. He stands on a hill surrounded by greenery of the forest. Once there were found mines, where for a…

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The Egyptian labyrinth.

The giant maze was built by the Egyptian king Amenemhat III (Psammetichus) around 2000 BC near the pyramids in the Fayoum, on the South coast Merida lake (lake Moeris) . located to the West of the Nile river, 80 kilometers South of the modern city of Cairo. Here is what writes about it in “Historical library” the Greek historian Diodorus of Sicily that between 60 and 57 BC visited Egypt:

“This Maze is remarkable not only for its dimensions, but with cunning and mastery of the internal structure, to reproduce which is impossible.”

Manetho, high priest of Egypt from Heliopolis, in his notes, preserved in the excerpts, “Aegyptiaca” that the Creator of the labyrinth, was the fourth Pharaoh of the twelfth dynasty, Amenemhat III . which he calls Lamparas or Laboris . and about which he writes: “… (He) rules eight years. Arsenism in nome he built himself a tomb — a labyrinth with many rooms ” . Perhaps that is why it is considered that the Continue reading

Mars and Ancient Egypt

What on Mars is life, at least in the most primitive forms, has been proved. But Gaby Brennen, author of “the Martian Genesis”, went much further. He believes that the early Martians and ancient Egyptians once crossed. And it does not need space ships. The contact took place with the help of pyramids. These mysterious structures are not without reason called today an increased interest. Moreover, in their proportions enclosed almost all of current mathematics. Inside the pyramids there is a place where fruit and vegetables can be stored, not ports arbitrarily long time, and the blades of razors sharpened by themselves, Gaby Brennan found the pyramids another remarkable physical property: they can generate static electricity and periodically dump it from the top to the atmosphere – the mysterious glow in the wee hours. That’s why people walk inside the cyclopean structures can in certain circumstances be felt, as their soul leaves the body and goes on an independent journey In one of such trips, according to Brennan, the ancient Egyptians and inspired by the ancient Martians, the idea of building the Sphinx, an exact copy of earth. Continue reading

Medieval art

What are the achievements in architecture and engineering building is famous for the ancient Romans?

Looked like an early Christian Basilica and cross-domed Church?

What buildings were decorated with medieval city-commune?

Smiling angel is the embodiment of Paradise. The statue of the portal of Reims Cathedral. XIII, V. 1.

Architecture. The builders of the early middle Ages picked up much from the strict architecture of the ancient Romans, and therefore structures up to the XI—XIII centuries, is called romance (from “Roma” — Rome). The Romanesque Church is the massive building with almost smooth walls, high towers, simple décor. Everywhere repeat the outlines of the semicircular arches on arches, window openings, entrances to the temple. At the same time, its power Roman temples resemble castles. Indeed, they often served as a refuge for the population of the neighborhood. Continue reading

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The great wall of China - a huge massive defensive structure
Defender of the Church and a tireless warrior, Charlemagne during the lifetime became a legend. The son of king Pepin the Short and Queen Bertha Bigfoot, he was proclaimed Emperor…

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Ancient architecture of Ingushetia
Its originality and grandeur of the ancient architecture of the Ingush has long attracted the attention of many scientists. Back in the mid-18th century Vakhushti Bagrationi noted that the Ingush…

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