The ABC of styles: Victorian, Gothic, Greek, village
Today we turn to the styles, the characteristics of which meet us at every step. Enough to go to the city center to see the Gothic spires and stained glass…

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The ABC of styles: Victorian, Gothic, Greek, village
Today we turn to the styles, the characteristics of which meet us at every step. Enough to go to the city center to see the Gothic spires and stained glass…

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The most dangerous buildings in the world
1. The hanging temple, China The hanging temple or hanging monastery is situated on a cliff with a height of about 75 meters in the area of mount Heng in…

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The Temples Of Ancient Greece

Parthenon Temple

Thus, the most famous monument of ancient Greek architecture is the Parthenon temple, which has become a recognized international symbol of Greece. This ancient temple complex was erected in Athens in 437 BC in honor of Athena Parthenos the patron of this city. Construction works were supervised by famous Greek architects and Iktin Callicrate.

They built the Parthenon made of marble blocks, in the Doric style, as painters use. Its frieze is decorated with bas-relief ribbon, and pediments – a magnificent sculptural composition. In its Central room, surrounded by a majestic colonnade, formerly stood a statue of the goddess Athena made of ivory and pure gold, the famous painter and architect of Ancient Greece by Phidias. Unfortunately, the statue has not survived. Continue reading

The most mysterious places on the planet: what people know about them?

To the mysterious places on the planet include such a large number of points on the map that this article is definitely not enough to describe all of them. Only one in Russia, one can count more than a dozen such places. And literally every country has a similar list of natural mysteries.

The most famous mysterious places on the planet – is perhaps the pyramids of Egypt, the sculptures on Easter island, and mystical drawings on the Nazca plateau in Peru. It is the undisputed top three in voting on what the most mysterious places on the planet. Despite the fact that these attractions has been said many speeches and written countless books, still no definitive answers to questions about how, by whom and for what purpose were these created objects.

For several hundred years, there are disputes between historians, geographers, physicists and other scientists about which versions can be considered completely truthful when it comes to the construction of the Egyptian pyramids. Hypotheses, even a few decades ago seemed unshakable, break on new evidence resulting from research, and this cycle is endless. Continue reading

Abandoned Armenia: Karahunj

One of the most ancient megalithic constructions of the world Karahunj is located in Syunik province of Armenia, near the town of Sisian. Even with the tracks on a burnt plain there are a series of giant red-brown monoliths. The two-meter pointed blocks are drawn exactly from South to North, covering a fairly large area. In the center they form a correct circle.

Proved Karahunj – ancient Observatory, built by human civilization. It was built in VI Millennium BC steles In many drilled holes that correspond exactly to the location of the stars in the sky. Similar structures scientists discovered in many parts of Europe. The most famous of them is Stonehenge in England, erected in the II Millennium BC.

Extraordinary hypothesis regarding the functions of Stonehenge was proposed in 1992 Kyiv researchers will Fordham R. and J. Shvaydak who believe that megalithic structures of Stonehenge moth to be a complicated technical devices, namely, generators of acoustic or electronic fluctuations. Continue reading

Cappadocia (Turkey) – ancient underground cities of the II century
Centuries-old cones crowned with huge stones, as if specially put on top. The locals have given many of them romantic names. For example, a valley of stone mushrooms are referred…

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The main types of architectural structures of ancient Egypt
As You have left a recommendation in any of the social networks, All the inhabitants of Ancient Egypt was subordinated to the unlimited power of the Pharaoh. The architecture of…

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