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 and received the crown from the hands of the Pope in Rome on Christmas day in 800.
He managed to unite the whole of Gaul, that collapsed during the reign of the Merovingians for a separate state and joined to it the territory of Italy and Germany. He divided his Empire into counties and administered through the governors – the Royal counts, which collected taxes and dispensed justice.
In the middle ages, Charlemagne became one of the most significant and heroic rulers, made themselves famous by creating the first Christian state in Western Europe, numerous military campaigns, the extension of lands. Over 45 military campaigns, and most of them ended in victory. Defeated Carl was converted to Christianity.
After an unsuccessful attempt to take Zaragoza Karl siege, his army was defeated by the Moors, who killed every member of the rearguard of his army. A detachment of the francs under the command of the Margrave Roland, who was killed in gorge Ronceval. It is written about him a pearl of medieval ballads – “the Song of Roland”. Continue reading
For the first time this was reported the Ural news Agency more than three years ago. In the southern Urals, in strict confidence, in the rock vyrubyvajut giant “beehive”, in which you can place a city designed for a life of up to 300 thousand people. Takes care of the construction of this secret underground city personally Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin.
Secret base of the Russian government found in the mountains of the southern Urals, close to the ski center “Abzakovo”, which is often visited by the Russian President Vladimir Putin. Around the hopper mountain walks a lot of rumors, and even residents of nearby settlements do not really know that objects from the times of “cold war” are built in the mountains. Decided to find out what the secret complex is located in the southern Urals. What say the builders of the underground city? Where is it located? How is protected? Communications what is provided? Continue reading
In the Volgograd region there are places, covered with legends and endowed with unusual energy. This summer bold and brave tourists who want to touch the unknown, can take a fascinating tour of anomalous places of the Volgograd region.
Sanctuary Indo-Iranian fire-worshippers
In the natural Park “Donskoy” is located in Ilovlya district, residents and visitors of the Volgograd region will be able to see a huge sanctuary Indo-Iranian fire-worshippers, appearing before the new era.
This place is a mound, a circle with a diameter of about 200 meters, located at an altitude of about 130 metres above sea level, between the ravines Katalinski and Bread. Central elevated part of his damaged several pits left over from kladoiskatelskoe excavations in the beginning of XX century the local population. As a result of these excavations from the depths to the surface were displaced large fragments of vitreous slag with remains of burnt wood, scorched mass of reddish loam. Continue reading