The greatest monuments
Greatest monuments. Mahjong The game is " the Greatest structure. Mahjong " is a classic puzzle with a modern twist. Those who gets pleasure from the usual Chinese game of…

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The frescoes in Lublin
The frescoes in Lublin: the Orthodox presence in medieval Gothic Church In the Polish city of Lublin you can see the unique Orthodox frescoes. They are in the chapel of…

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The most mysterious places of the world

The most mysterious places of the world

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Fly into space, race to build skyscrapers, clone living organisms and do many things that until recently seemed impossible. And still unable to unravel the mysteries of the builders and thinkers who lived thousands of years ago. Ancient boulder weighing hundreds of tons surprises us more than a computer the size of half your palm.

Stonehenge, UK, Salisbury

The altar, Observatory, tomb, calendar? Scientists have not come to a consensus. Five thousand years ago there was a circular ditch and ramparts around it with a diameter of 115 m. Several centuries later, the ancient builders brought here 80 four tons of rocks, and a couple of centuries — 30 megaliths weighing 25 tons. The stones were set in a circle and in the shape of a horseshoe. The kind where Stonehenge survives days, largely the result of human activity of recent centuries. People continued to work on stones: the peasants otkolupyvala from them the pieces, amulets, tourists are marking their territory inscriptions and restorers cooked the rest for the ancients, as here they that stood correctly.

Pyramid Of Kukulkan, Mexico, Chichen Itza

Every year in the spring and autumn equinox at the foot of the sanctuary of the Supreme deity of the Maya — Feathered Serpent — gather thousands of tourists. They have observed a miracle “phenomenon” of KUKULCAN: the Serpent is moving down along the balustrade of the main staircase. The illusion the game creates triangular shadows Continue reading

Structure protocivilization in Cambodia!

Found the oldest buildings protocivilization in Cambodia!

“In 1998, making his way by car from Vietnam to Thailand, we were not far from the place that I dreamed of to get a very long time, and I want to tell you. Moreover, today more and more people visit these places and more stuff comes online. Almost no one today does not have accurate information about these unique places of Power. And to have her.

Unfortunately in the second half of the 20th century were destroyed almost all the testimonies, archives and the keepers of the antiquities… Those monks who survived — were in Thailand and Myanmar, where I first heard about ancient unknown civilizations of the forerunners in this region.

Legends about the ancient Angkor I had already collected.

But Angkor as a little drawn to ancient culture, rather, someone tried to repeat the structure of the more ancient architects… And here I stumbled upon them! Since 1996 I occasionally was lucky enough to be in southern Cambodia, where I gathered information.

By that time, I had already the base of observations from our own studies conducted in India.

So I aimed, of course, digging information in this direction.

So, 1998. Our conductor is an experienced small told me that not far in the jungle is a pyramid. We went to Angkor and Okami Continue reading

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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Coffered ceilings
The ARCHES AND THEIR DECORATION The square plan is the basis for the cross vault. Pure form of this arch, of four equal strikings with two mutually perpendicular axes, dictates…

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Structure protocivilization in Cambodia!
Found the oldest buildings protocivilization in Cambodia! "In 1998, making his way by car from Vietnam to Thailand, we were not far from the place that I dreamed of to…

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