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Track prehistoric carts Among other merits before history, the Maltese archipelago is world famous for the fact that the most ancient man-made structures on Earth are located here. This is…

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The Gothic Cathedral

Although the term “Gothic” is most often applied to architectural structures, the Gothic style also included sculpture, painting, book miniature, costume, ornament and so

The origin of the term the Word comes from Italian.

gotico — unusual and barbaric — (Goten — barbarians;

the historical Goths, this style has nothing to do), and was initially used as a profanity.

For the first time the notion in the modern sense used by Giorgio Vasari in order to separate the Renaissance from the middle ages.

Gothic completed the development of European medieval art, which arose on the basis of the achievements of Roman culture and the Renaissance (Renaissance) art of the middle ages was considered “barbaric”.

Gothic art was a cult on purpose and religious topics.

It appealed to higher forces of the divine, of eternity, of the Christian worldview.

Gothic in its development is divided into Early Gothic Period Continue reading

THE GREAT STRUCTURES

I was very interested. As if I had been in the journey. The world does so many amazing and mysterious structures.

Petrova Daria, 7th grade

A very interesting Olympics. When you search for the answers, very much I found some interesting facts. The creative task was also interesting, it is a pity that it could fit on only one page!

Kovchak Elena, 6th grade

Great! Love the story. Many questions were answered immediately. But got a new one! Questions like, is not complicated ,but interesting. Thank you! Best wishes .Misha.

Karev, Mikhail, 6th grade

I liked this contest. All quiz questions are very interesting. To answer them, I had to refresh my memory of many historical and geographical information. I wish these contests were held more often.

Baykova Karina, grade 6

In modern nagrazhdeniya,

Skyscrapers, buildings, narrowness,

We saw the facilities –

The old ancient beauty.

For a trip around the world,

Project we Your thank.

We wish creative success,

Thank You we say.

Elena Marchenko, 8th grade

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The mystery of Coral castle

News of science and technology

Construction of such monuments as Stonehenge, the Great Pyramids of Giza, Sacsayhuaman fortress and other ancient buildings? Many scientists believe that in some cases only to deliver massive stones to the construction site would require tens of thousands of workers.

However, a small man from Latvia insists that these ancient structures were built with much less effort by applying construction a secret lost for centuries. He even claims that he was able to apply this technique in practice, during the construction of the mysterious Coral castle.

In 25 years Liedskalnins Edward was engaged to a girl who was 10 years younger than him Agnes the SCAF, which he affectionately called “sweet sixteen”. Unfortunately, the night before the wedding, the bride Edward changed his mind and left him. Surprisingly, Leedskalnin decided to build a truly magical castle in memory of his lost love.

After this cruel disappointment and suffering tuberculosis Leedskalnin emigrated from his native Latvia to USA. He settled in Florida city, which has realized the project of one of the most impressive and enigmatic buildings ever built by one person: the Coral castle or as he calls Liedskalnins – “Stone gate Park”.

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