The oldest city in the world
The oldest city in the world - Damascus, Syria Damascus is a city with centuries of history, one of the oldest cities in the world and capital of Syria. The…

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The Gothic structure
Spain. Attractions Of Marbella With all the luxury and richness its old Marbella part magically retained the features of a typical Andalusian village. Walking through the narrow streets, one can…

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Mysterious places of Russia
  The most mysterious, the anomalous place on Earth is still considered the Bermuda triangle — hundreds of people in it disappeared under very mysterious circumstances. But Russia is known…

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Ancient peoples

Ancient peoples

Ibn Khaldun, another Arab author, wrote in the XIV century:

“Know that all ancient peoples were solely due to the craft skill and the coordinated efforts of many workers. Only so could have built these monuments and buildings. And therefore cannot be considered similar to the uninitiated, like< with the fact that our ancestors are stronger than us. In human beings ;>that regard differ from each other in THEIR pamiatniki buildings. Storytellers have used this story n used • it to fill his story with exaggerations. They did not understand that only thanks to the highest social organization p craft skill built these giant monuments, and intima attributed their creation powers and abilities. which, ACCORDING to them, ancient people used the power of their bodies, but it is not”

The impression is that Arabic authors knew about the pyramids Europeans. Striking the testimony of Masudi of stainless metal and flexible glass, it is plastic. Plastic became known centuries after Masudi. Turns out THIS is another evidence in Favor of civilization to the pyramids, the civilization of Atlantis, which Plato said. One of the greatest sages of antiquity were the architect Imhotep. Pharaoh Continue reading

Nikolaev underground

Excursions around the city to Nikolaev

I think Nikolaev grey and ordinary city? As it is not so! The history of the city keeps many legends and stories. We invite You to learn all the secrets and mysteries of our city.

Nikolaev underground

One of the most mysterious and obscure page in the history of the city of Nikolaev is the underground city. Around the city there are literally hundreds of legends about mysterious catacombs. They say that in them lay the Turkish treasures, as well as the carriage of Empress Catherine II, which is made of pure gold. Today, almost all of the entrances to the dungeons are closed forever, which causes even more interest to them. Want to learn more about the history of this place? Welcome!

Tales of the Nikolaev Peninsula

Their feat is immortal.

March 1944. In the city of dreadful battles. The German high command does not want to give the strategic point of the South of Ukraine – Nikolaev. Because such a comfortable place, the waters of the rivers, the sea, centre light transitions North-South, West-South, East-South. For the liberation of the city, the Soviet command had prepared two troopers. First of, 67, 68-m was a young nikolayevets Andrey Andreev.

Only 12 survived, the Nazis threw all their forces. Dozens of attacks, aerial bombardment, burning of fire – it all survived the landing. It is not for nothing called the landing of immortality. Continue reading

Architecture of Ancient Egypt

Architecture of Ancient Egypt

The main vegetation for the construction of a palm tree, giving a tree of poor quality, and cane. So the main building material was stone.

Stone architecture of Ancient Egypt primarily served the needs of religion. Palaces, houses were built of light materials and short-lived. Stone was only erected temples of the gods and complexes of tombs, and they were built for ages. Naturally, these stone structures have survived, withstood the test of time. In Egypt begins the history of architecture. Still a great many tourists come to see the Egyptian pyramids. Not for nothing that they called one of the seven wonders of the world. Secrets of the Egyptian pyramids excite the imagination. Scientists still discover new amazing properties of pyramids .

For those beyond the present comprehension of long millennia of Ancient Egyptian history it is impossible to establish an accurate archaeological date can not be established, therefore, in the present state of our knowledge of the monuments of Egypt have to classify in the order of their contemporary dynasties. A basic understanding of ancient Egyptian architecture is based on the study structures the best preserved religious monuments.

The architecture of Ancient Egypt is usually divided into 5 periods:

Century gave way to centuries. Each new period brought Continue reading

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Sculpture Evstratova
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