The Gothic quarter
The Gothic quarter This medieval quarter, with the most outstanding urban monuments, also called "Cathedral" (Barry de La seu), it has a more funny name "rovell de l OU" (egg…

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The Architecture Of Ancient Greece
  The architecture of Ancient Greece is the architecture that was created by people who spoke the Greek language (Greek group of dialects), their culture flourished in mainland Greece and…

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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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Buildings of ancient Rome

Buildings of ancient Rome.

And although Herbig ascribes his elevation the General democratization of the Greek society, in which moved first of few notable folk gods, we actually have no direct evidence to assume that the pan always remained the exclusive deity of the lower classes. On the contrary, associated with it philosophical speculations rather suggest the opposite.

Its history, however, is interesting because it reveals a possible path elevation forest pastoral бога1 to the extent of the great borosque, way, which, apparently, was also and Hermes-mercury 6. And he had sutileza in streams, and ib the groves, and the hills and he was honoured as the guardian of the harvest and herds, houses and the edge of the ditch and only later acquired a more General meaning and new functions.

Analysis of the development of ideas about forest deities, or spirits, gives huge material on ancient, medieval and modern Europe. Naturally, in the Christian world these spirits were not able to contact the gods.

Instead of the myths they lived in fairy tales, superstitions, legends is developed cult they were devoted to only certain rituals and feasts, sometimes merging with the Church.

But it is partly due to the fact that these spirits remain exclusively the property of the masses and never become great gods and objects philosophy Continue reading

The mystery of Coral castle

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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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