Gothic architecture in France
Gothic architecture in France   In Rheims Cathedral is no less clearly seen several construction stages led by different masters. The choir, begun by Jean d Orba and finished to…

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Terra Incognita
Download: Terra Incognita. Helena Blavatsky Read the book online ...Looked at whether the person imposing ruins of Memphis or Palmyra, whether at the foot of the great pyramid at Giza,…

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The history of Ancient civilizations
Archaeologists have discovered in Turkey the gates of hell Ancient temple found in the vicinity of the Turkish town of Pamukkale, it may be referred to in the myths of…

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The rating of the most mysterious places on the planet

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

Gothic CHURCHES
  It was – one plan "encryption" consisting of things like the architecture itself, and in located details, frescoes, mosaics, bas-reliefs. In some places – most of the information was…

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Underground river?
Come out from the banks of the underground river? 24 September lecture "Smart Moscow" held in the reading room of Turgenev lecture Maxim Deputatova, specialist in the history of the…

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