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…Looked at whether the person imposing ruins of Memphis or Palmyra, whether at the foot of the great pyramid at Giza, wandering on the banks of the Nile, pondering whether among the mysterious abandoned citadel of Petra, no matter how vague it may seem to the origins of these cultural remnants of the prehistoric era, he gradually finds a fairly solid ground for the conjecture. No matter how impenetrable a curtain that hides the history of the ancient monuments, though here and there appear gleams, through which you can see the light. Known descendants of those who erected these monuments, also, albeit superficially, the history of Nations, traces of which surround us. The antiquities of the New world it is otherwise. There, along the coast of Peru, across the Panama isthmus and North America, in the canyons of the Cordilleras, in the impassable gorges of the Andes, and especially beyond the valley of Mexico city lie the abandoned ruins of hundreds of once mighty cities, erased from people’s memories and even lost the name. Buried in dense forests and inaccessible valleys, sometimes at a depth of about 20 meters underground, they remain a mystery knock us off and keep silence more than the sphinxes of Egypt. We know absolutely nothing about America before the time of the Spanish conquest. There is no even relatively Continue reading
Greatest monuments. Mahjong
Travel the wonders of ancient civilizations and solve puzzles of the past! Your favorite Chinese solitaire, laid out on a colorful background with an image of the Coliseum, the Egyptian pyramids or the great wall of China, will bring you even more pleasure. Besides the traditional Mahjong, you can play the game “Exchange bones”, “Find a pair”, “Four rivers” and others. Search for the same image, use the special dice and get bonuses!
“Exchange bones”, “Four rivers”, “Memory” and other kinds of the famous Chinese solitaire will distract you from worldly worries and will allow you to enjoy chores. And a stunning backdrop of the playing field with the image of the wonders of the world civilization is sure to delight you!
By the way, before the beginning of each stage in the game will be seven, you will be able to learn the history of a place, which is the world cultural heritage. This is the legendary Colosseum, the Egyptian pyramids and the Great wall of China. What is yet to come? To proceed to the next historical milestone you can, if you successfully complete 20 levels of the previous stage.
To catch the allotted time to solve the problem of each level, carefully review the rules of the game. For example, if in the traditional Mahjong you are required to find a pair of identical dice, the game “Find naaru” serves to do the opposite. Be careful! If required Continue reading
“Hello more important temples readers. Excuse me in advance apologize for some confusion of my narrative and probable blunders, for the usual reason that writing this article is my first literary experience. So, let me introduce myself. My name is Kirill and I Kolansky more than 10 years working on a rotational method in gas company of LLC “Gazprom dobycha Yamburg”, at this moment occupy the position of engineer for oil and gas 1 category at the Northern fisheries company.
This little view you need only only to ensure that you have the realization that I pretty well known and do not immediately put you under swing, the facts and concepts which I will be in the upcoming surgery.
I now specifically go to the presentation of the events. April 14, 2012 shift on GSP 421 YAMBURG-UFA. I am in the company of other happy and satisfied shift workers, honestly spent their watch, and serving on midobaby stay in constant place of residence, stood in line for registration, with a certain gratification noted that I received this ticket now Continue reading
10 place Mounds Cahokia
The settlement called Cahokia, located not far from Illinois, USA. This settlement was founded in 650 ad, and the complex architecture of buildings proves that these people stood a few steps above in its development. At the peak of prosperity, the population of the city amounted to 40 thousand people.
But the main attraction of Cookie – earthen mounds, in height reaching up to 100 feet. In addition, during the excavations was found a unique solar calendar. It is hard to believe that mankind has in this time managed to achieve such a level of development. But the main mystery of Cahokia is not the case. It is proved that the inhabitants had left the city instantly, as if afraid. But what? It remains a mystery…
9 place Newgrange
It is believed that Newgrange is the oldest and enigmatic prehistoric structure. It was built of stone, clay, wood, more than 5 thousand years BC. The building is a long corridor, as scientists believe, it was used as a place for burial. One feature is that on the shortest day of the year rays of the sun enter through a small opening, light is the Central room of the building. As what ancient so accurately calculated Continue reading
The circus Maximus (Great circus) (Circus Maximus) stretches along the South-Western slope of the Palatine. According to legend, a huge amphitheatre was built during the time of kings on the site of the abduction of the Sabine women. Flat valley between two parallel slopes of the Palatine and Aventine was originally perfect natural arena over a length of 600 and a width of 90 m almost ready with stands for 200 thousand spectators. When Caesar tribunes dressed in stone. The site of the giant Hippodrome were divided by a longitudinal wall that abigale competing chariots. Adorns the wall of the Egyptian obelisks are now in the squares of Rome, the circus Maximus was the ruins of a small section of the stands in the Southeast corner of the arena.
The circus occupied a space of more than 600 meters long and 140 meters wide, in the hollow between the hills of the Aventine and the Palatine. This place was once called the valley of Murcia. The first construction in the valley Murcia dates back to the era of Tarquinii and is connected with the system of channels allowing the soil to drain. Perhaps at this time were built a few Continue reading