THE MONASTERY OF ST. POTAPOV
THE MONASTERY OF ST. POTAPOV Corinth is one of the largest centers of Ancient Greece, which flourished in the XVII-XVI centuries BC With the times to nowadays the remains of…

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Clear Light The structure of the universe The structure of the universe from the point of view of the Vedic concept different from the official views of modern science. The…

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The Cathedral of Notre Dame built by Robert de Luzarches is a true masterpiece of Gothic architecture and also the last in a series of Gothic cathedrals of Ile-de-France, erected in the XIII century. The construction of the Cathedral in Amiens began almost simultaneously with Reims . In 1218 the fire caused by lightning, was destroyed existed here a Cathedral of Romanesque architecture. The first stone in the Foundation of the new temple was laid in 1220, under Bishop Arnaud de La Pierre (he died in 1247 and was buried in the Central chapel of the Cathedral). The builders were Amiens Cathedral Robert de Luzarches, Thomas de and then Cormon and his son Renaud de Cormon. The basis of the project, the builders took the Cathedral in Chartres, somewhat redefining the project.

According to the original plan, the tower of the Cathedral had to be twice as wide and much higher than the existing, but the builders decided to stay lifted up the tower only to half height, why there is a feeling of disharmony. In 1366 started the construction of the tent is over the southern tower. The Northern tower was completed only in the early fifteenth century.

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The Cathedral of Notre Dame built by Robert de Luzarches is a true masterpiece of Gothic architecture and also the last in a series of Gothic cathedrals of Ile-de-France, erected…

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THE MONASTERY OF ST. POTAPOV
THE MONASTERY OF ST. POTAPOV Corinth is one of the largest centers of Ancient Greece, which flourished in the XVII-XVI centuries BC With the times to nowadays the remains of…

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