The theme was “French Gothic stained glass.”
The object of our study – the stained glass Windows of French Gothic cathedrals.
The subject is technological and artistic peculiarities of creating stained glass during the Middle ages
The ultimate goal of this work is to determine the characteristics and the evolution of French stained glass from the beginnings to the late Gothic.
To achieve it, we must solve the following tasks:
– to analyze the technological features of manufacture of stained glass.
– to identify the main artistic techniques of French stained glass art on the example of the most famous monuments
– to trace the evolution of stained glass in medieval France
The structure of the work corresponds to the task and consists of three chapters. In the first Chapter – “the Role of stained glass in the Gothic concept Continue reading
The Gates Of The Sun
The Mysterious Gate Of The Sun . along with other similar objects, are the Grand structure of the ancient city of Tiahuanaco. Today we can only guess, which meant a stone gate of solid rock.
When the Spaniards arrived in America, the Incas in response to their inquiries about the buildings of Tiahuanaco I told them about the long extinct tribe of giants. who erected this city. In addition, there is reason to believe that in this mysterious city are layered on each other a few civilizations that have lived of each other. The Spanish chronicler, Cieza de Leon testified that Indians told him about a bearded white people who were the founders of this city. I wonder what those statues really are found in this mysterious city. People with a beard is not a typical item for the local Indians.
What predstavlyali a built Tiahuanaco, so awesome seeing them? Here’s what he wrote about him, the Spanish historian, Garcilaso de La VEGA: “now Tell about the colossal structures of Tiahuanaco. … There are giant figures carved out of stone… they have suffered from the wind that speaks to their advanced age. There are walls made of stones so huge that it is difficult even to imagine how human force could have put them in their place. There are the remains of strange buildings, the most notable of which are the stone portals, Continue reading
In the Chelyabinsk region discovered ancient megalithic structure
On a mysterious discovery the researchers stumbled close to one of the most popular tourist spots of the southern Urals.
Design of multi-ton stones found near Aleksandrovskaya Sopka, here every summer thousands of tourists. No one noticed the oddity. Paleoarchaeology Vladimir Yurin stumbled upon Seid in 2009. But still the information about it does not extend beyond the narrow circle of researchers.
— Almost no one knows, but in the vicinity of the city found an interesting sight, — the correspondent Sergey Averchenko. Is an ancient megalithic structure Seid. It is a large boulder set on small stones stand. Many times I was on the hill, and was not paying attention! Recently decided to show it to the guys from the group “Youth for Sober Chrysostom”. Despite the sleet, went and made the first pictures of the finds.
A flat stone the size of a small car standing on three short supports. Imagine what this could do nature is very difficult. But at the same time can not believe that someone could move this boulder without a crane. It is believed that such structures are used for ritual purposes. However, scientists know little about the creators of such Continue reading