Cyclopean structures of antiquity
Cyclops Cyclops, m. (GK. kyklops - round). 1. In Greek mythology as a fantastic creature, a giant eye in the middle of the forehead. 2. What the one-eye in 2…

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Hiding in the taiga Uchalinsky stone pyramid
Hiding in the taiga Uchalinsky stone pyramid Who built, when and why in a remote taiga Uchalinsky mysterious constructions – stone of the pyramid. These stone pyramids are hiding away…

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The decor in the Gothic style

The decor in the Gothic style

If the thought of the Gothic style of decor in your imagination there is room in dark colors with skulls and bats, you need to read this article. Gothic decor has nothing to do with depression and eternal night. The meaning of this style in the grandeur and dramatic effect. In addition, it is typical of many complex parts, because they make it outstanding.

The Gothic style initially appeared in architecture in the twelfth century. This decor is almost entirely based on patterns, stained glass, high arches and peaks, from which the building looked sophisticated, gorgeous and a bit gloomy. The revival of the Gothic style had on the Victorian era, when it added more color.

If you want to create at home a mysterious atmosphere, and you like deep colors and rich embroidery, then this is for you. Gothic furniture is massive, and, of course, decorated with rich upholstery colors. Benches and benches – common pieces of furniture in this style, because Gothic cathedrals are famous for their epic design. Due to the fact that the Gothic interior design originated in architecture, it is typical arches and ornaments that are very well in tune with him.

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Gothic for

It is difficult to find the right words to describe impressions

of a Gothic Cathedral. They are high and reach for the sky endless

arrows of towers and turrets, visperhof, finials, pointed arches.

But more striking is not how much height. how much wealth

aspects. opening, when you circle around the Cathedral.

Gothic cathedrals are not only high, but also very

extended: for example Chartres has a length of 130 meters and

length of the transept is 64 meters, and to revolve around him

required to pass at least half a kilometer. And with each point

the Cathedral looks new. Unlike the Romanesque Church with its

clear, easily observable forms. the Gothic Cathedral is vast,

often asymmetrical and even heterogeneous in its parts: each of

its facades with their individual portal. Walls are not felt,

them as not.Arches, galleries, towers, some sites with

arcades, huge Windows, on and on – endlessly

complex, delicate open forms.And all this space

inhabited – the Cathedral both inside and outside is inhabited by a mass of sculptures (

in Chartres Cathedral around ten thousand sculptures).They

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Attractions Nicosia

 

The Church Of St. Nicholas is in the walled part of Nicosia. The building was built in the II century, initially, there was a Byzantine Church.

Initially, the Church. Nicholas was built in the Byzantine period, and then during the reign of Lusignan, to the Church, were added some Gothic elements. After further changes by the Venetians in the 16th century it was transferred to the Greek Orthodox Church. During the Ottoman period, when it closed Christian churches, the Church of St. Nicholas turned to the indoor market, “the thought”.

The Mansion Of Dervish Pasha:

The owner of two stone mansions built in the 19th century was dervish Pasha, who published the first Turkish newspaper in Cyprus, “Zaman”. The mansion is located in the district of Nicosia is the Arap Ahmet in the walled part of the city. The mansion has two entrances. At the main entrance depicts Muslim calendar for 1219 year (1807).

The first floor of the mansion of dervish Pasha built of stone, and the other from Adobe. In the ornament of the ceiling of the main room attached to the building later, you can see a calendar for 1869. The building is designed in the shape of the letter “G” and has a spacious courtyard.

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