The Gothic style of architecture
Gothic — (. -gotisch, Franz.- gothique, ital. — gotico) — architectural and artistic style of art in Western Europe, which reached its peak in XIII-XV centuries which replaced the Romanesque…

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The Gothic style of architecture
Gothic — (. -gotisch, Franz.- gothique, ital. — gotico) — architectural and artistic style of art in Western Europe, which reached its peak in XIII-XV centuries which replaced the Romanesque…

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MYSTERY LAKE ROCK
There is no doubt that the Egyptian pyramids is the most famous. But they are not the most ancient structures of pyramidal form. In the U.S. state of Wisconsin there…

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Dungeons Of Egypt

The purposes for which they were built under the pyramids?

From school course of history we know that the Great Sphinx was built in the year 2600 BC. In 1991, Egyptologist John West expressed the theory that the Egyptian monument erected several centuries earlier. However, it is believed that in those times there were people who knew no other tools except stone axes. And the Sphinx was built by great craftsmen. Who are they?

THE WORK OF THE ATLANTEANS.

Conclusions Mota was based on the study of grooves and recesses which carved the figure of the Great Sphinx. The traces of the heavy rains that poured onto the monument after it was already in place. So, the Sphinx could not be cut in the year 2600 BC: during this period, and until the present day in Egypt, there was intense heat and heavy rainfall was not. According to the calculations of John West, the Great Sphinx was built around the year 8000 BC. But who in this case built it? Continue reading

The Gothic Cathedral of our lady of Tortosa

In Tortosa, in one of the hottest cities in Catalunya is the majestic Gothic Cathedral of our lady of Tortosa . built in 1347 on the basis of the Romanesque Church and during the conquest by the Arabs transformed into a mosque. Its vaults will save from the heat, and the interior will please the eye. Gothic cathedrals are always impressive in size, scope and subtle, complex, carefully finished work. Above the main altar is preserved from the year 1351 altarpiece made in the 15th century, Pedro Diaz of Oviedo. The master worked on it with 1487 1494 for years, along with Diego del Aguila and his disciples. The altarpiece has a rather complicated shape: there is a clearly expressed base, and already on it is a three-tier iconostasis. Complete altarpiece by pointed pinnacles. The most important image of this small altarpiece is the crucifixion at the center. On the sides of the Tondo are in the image of the heads of the apostles and angels. Continue reading

The great wall of China was 1, 5 times as long

Scientists using modern technology discovered a previously unknown areas of greatest defensive wall, protecting from the North celestial Empire from the onslaught of the nomads. The real sensation was the news that the total length of the building reaches almost 9 thousand kilometers.

The world-famous symbol of China – Great wall much longer than previously estimated. Carefully measured, initiated by the Chinese government, showed the true size of ancient and medieval structures, writes The Daily Mail .

The length of the wall previously was estimated at 6 thousand kilometers, however, the cultural heritage Administration two-year study showed that the ancient monument of Chinese architecture stretched by as much as 8 851 thousand kilometer and 800 meters. Continue reading

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The Gothic style of architecture
Gothic — (. -gotisch, Franz.- gothique, ital. — gotico) — architectural and artistic style of art in Western Europe, which reached its peak in XIII-XV centuries which replaced the Romanesque…

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The Cathedrals Of Europe
Milan Cathedral, Italy Staggeringly huge, solemn and yet so graceful Cathedral of white marble is one of the most famous in Europe. It is the largest Gothic Cathedral and the…

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