structures of antiquity

The architecture of the Palace of Soviets

The architecture of the Palace of Soviets (part 4 – the Ancient East has left us huge constructions. )

The ancient East has left us a huge buildings like pyramids, temples, palaces in which the forms that suppress human rights, has found its vivid expression of the social structure of ancient despotism, the system of slavery, a system of intimidation of human rights. Architectural ensembles and monumental buildings of Greek antiquity created by the ancient democracy of the heyday of the Athenian state. The Acropolis and its constituent temples, including the Parthenon, represented the brilliant examples of architecture, imbued with a deep sense of nature and man, thin plastics architectural and sculptural forms. These samples were studied the architecture of all subsequent centuries. These samples are of great interest and instructive to us.

However, even these architectural works of antiquity bear the features of the limited class, of which I have spoken. Ancient democracy was developed on the basis of the slave economy. Only a limited proportion of the people, the so-called free citizens of the ancient States, to participate in public life, create cultural values and use them. The nature of the social system of ancient Greece is reflected throughout the ancient culture.

More sharply this inner inherent limitations of classical culture, had an impact in Rome. Largest state Continue reading

Malta – history, puzzles

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 the megalithic temples.

The person who first confronted with such prehistoric monuments, raises a number of questions: what is the churches, how many are they, where are they located, what purpose was built? Let’s start with the basics, what is the megalith at all? In fact, it is every religious building of the huge raw or semi-processed stone blocks, which include dolmens (funerary box, covered with a massive flat slab), and menhirs (single standing stones) and cromlechs (circular fence). Maltese megaliths are dolmens. The most famous stone circles on the planet are Stonehenge (England) and Carnac (France, not to be confused with Egyptian temple complex), but the construction of the ancient Maltese, in addition, they are distinguished “accuracy” – more than twenty temple complexes located on the territory, comparable to a small European city.

What they have in common? – the material, design features (e.g., login form), in many cases, and similar architectural form, resembling the petals of a flower. Some temples are rather primitive, probably not all the details have survived, while others, on the contrary, are of special ornament and decorated with carvings, for example Continue reading

Stonehenge

Stonehenge

In the middle of Europe, in England, is a huge stone structure, known worldwide as Stonehenge. This ancient architectural monument was built not by one step over 1600 years, approximately between 3500 – 1100 BC Stonehenge, translated from the old English language, means “suspended stones”. The purpose of this mysterious building to our time, is unknown.

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The model of the ideal village Bekonscot

Stonehenge, which was built in the first place, was a circular moat, which had two rooms, under the assumptions here could be a cemetery. In a circle, placed a little more than 50 small “Aubrey holes” that were named in honor of the first researcher. It was also a huge Heel stone, which had a seven-meter height. In subsequent phases of the earth were built of the alley and the ring of the many boulders that had blue coloring. Now Stonehenge is presented to tourists as the construction, which includes 82 megaliths, weighing 5 tons each and also exactly 30 blocks of stone, twenty-five tons and 5 huge stones, which weigh about 50 tons. Large stone blocks were stacked in a certain order, represent the arches, that in the past, Continue reading

Great building

Castle (building)

Dream Interpretation Miller

To see yourself in the castle means that you will be the owner of significant wealth, enough to live the way you want. This dream tells you that you have the intention of becoming a great traveler, has a desire to communicate with people of many nationalities.

To see old, overgrown with ivy castle — means prone to romantic tastes. You should be careful to conclude suitable marriage or betrothal. After such a dream, your business can go into decline.

To dream that they were leaving the castle means that you are robbed or you lose a loved one.

Dream Interpretation Of Medea

The castle is a monumental structure symbolizes strength of character, reliable the seat of the soul.

The lack that we’re in a hurry — our last hope, salvation.

Sinister, a strange castle — the threat, the enemy camp.

Castle — symbolizes the inaccessibility to any area.

Dream Interpretation Freud

The castle is a symbol of the female genitals.

If you live alone in the castle is a symbol of your immaturity. You are satisfied with the life with their parents (mother), and you do not want to enter into a serious relationship that can lead to marriage.

If a man dreams of a ruined castle — it symbolizes his displeasure Continue reading