Ancient India
The Vedas H. P. Blavatsky writes about the antiquity and origin of "the Vedas" the following: "the Vedas (SKT. "Revelation") is the sacred Scripture of the Hindus, from the root…

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Mysteries of ancient civilizations
Mysteries of ancient civilizations: five mysterious places of the world Home "This is interesting" Mysteries of ancient civilizations: five mysterious places of the world In the world there are many…

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Sculpture Evstratova
Since the days of the Roman Empire preserved the most ancient European sculpture equestrian monument — a bronze equestrian statue of Emperor Marcus Aurelius (II century). The mighty horse is…

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Great Colosseum

 

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

Mysterious ancient constructions in the Siberian tundra
  "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…

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The greatest monuments
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…

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