Grand megalithic structure at Stonehenge is extant from time immemorial the mysterious monument of the past religion and science.
Stonehenge: a cosmic temple.
Grand megalithic structure at Stonehenge is extant from time immemorial the mysterious monument of the past religion and science. For our contemporaries it is a puzzle, a miracle of architecture and the embodiment of creativity in a person. So what is it? A sacred burial ground or a prehistoric Observatory? To distinguish the original shape of Stonehenge possible today, although many stones there in its place.
Mystical aura. Stonehenge is one of the most visited archaeological sites Continue reading
The Gothic Church
Gothic is a term relating to European culture 13-14 centuries, Although the chronological framework can be extended or narrowed depending on what country you are in. The word “Gothic” comes from the name of the tribe is ready. This time the headship of the Church in society, therefore culture is represented by temples and works of art chiefly on religious subjects. Eschatological mood (waiting for the second coming of Christ and judgment day) in this period is not so relevant, but still present. This was reflected in the scenes of judgment in the temple pediments. The leading role in this period belongs to the architecture.
Features of Gothic architecture . Three-dimensional structure of the churches in General remained the same as in the Roman age. These were buildings in the shape of a Latin cross, three or five, with a cross transept, close to the chancel. The chancel in the apse, covered with a conch. But there are also absolutely new design solutions related to changes in understanding of Church space. Gothic cathedrals have a much larger size in all parameters compared to the Romanesque. This was due to the growth of urban populations and the emergence of a number of cathedrals that store valuable relics on the paths of pilgrimage. Developed by Continue reading
We were visited by aliens or not? Indisputable evidence of such visits has not been found yet. But indirect…
ON EARTH there are several places — Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, China, Greece, Rome, Mexico, is getting into which we involuntarily think about the wisdom and skill of the ancients, who erected beautiful palaces and majestic temples, Vysheslavsky movement of celestial bodies, making simple household items so efficiently and completely that the hypothesis of Darwin’s on the hairy human ancestor seems particularly questionable.
ONE such place is the Altiplano, a highland plateau on the border of Peru Bolivia. By inertia in the guidebooks still write that architectural and engineering achievements of the district created by the Incas. But the Incas were heirs to the great cultures of the more distant past. And maybe even… alien. The correspondent of “AIF” saw the seriousness of this release, visit the city of Tiahuanaco. Continue reading