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The Gothic churches of Ukraine

I’m always impressed by the huge pomp of Gothic cathedrals, temples and churches; all these sharp items, bending, steeples give the building something of the mystic and slowest. Even before you get inside the Church, near the entrance time to feel its greatness and pressure on his person. And organ music paired with a well-equipped acoustics, just hypnotize a person and made to feel his insignificance before the Almighty!

For some wonders need to go thousands of miles away, others are at our feet. but we do not notice them! Now, I represent to your attention the most beautiful buildings in Gothic and neo-Gothic style on the territory of Ukraine. You do realize that prior to the Gothic of Germany and the Czech Republic them away, but to see and admire.

1. The Church of St. Stanislaus (Chortkiv)

Address: St. Shevchenko, 2

First beauty, of course, the Church. Stanislav, that’s why he was in the top 15 of the architectural masterpieces of Ukraine. Dominican Church – it is a bright representative of the Gothic revival style, built in the early XX century, was once part of the defense complex of the city. In our category it is, of course, “the King of Gothic of Ukraine”.

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Megalithic temples

Megalithic temples

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, and others have specific Continue reading

Gothic cathedrals essay

Gothic cathedrals essay

the Gothic Cathedral as a reflection of medieval notions.  The theme of the essay “the Gothic Cathedral as a reflection of medieval

ideas about the world and God” is not casual. Beyond doubt,

theme . Gothic architecture — Wikipedia  the Construction of Gothic churches was delayed for many decades,

however, it did not hinder the religious life. The construction of the altar

part . Abstract Gothic Architecture  a Special place in art was Gothic Cathedral – the highest example of synthesis

architecture, sculpture and painting (mostly stained glass).”The frozen music” of the Gothic style abstract * Gothic style in the architecture of temples, cathedrals, churches, monasteries.

Gothic . Abstract: Gothic cathedrals of France – BestRefera

Its highest expression was the Gothic Church with its unity

architectural . SYMBOLISM AND the DEVICE of the ORTHODOX CHURCH * Altar marks the region of existence of God, the temple proper.

Gothic churches are particularly distinguished by high abundance and frequent Windows . Gothic art History of medieval culture * Gothic style was born of the culture of the emerging cities, earlier.

Masterpieces of Gothic architecture in the world recognized as the Champs.

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