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
The monuments of Gothic architecture
Gothic – one of the most prominent styles of architecture that invokes any feeling of embarrassment and trepidation. Terrifyingly magnificent buildings amaze everyone who saw them.
Gothic architecture began to develop in the middle ages, based on Roman architecture. For the Gothic structures, which are in most cathedrals and temples, characterized by a huge arch with a pointed top, the decoration of the facade of various carved details, high towers, narrow columns and, of course, the beautiful stained glass Windows.
The most famous monuments of Gothic architecture
St. Stephen’s Cathedral
The Stephansdom in Vienna is one of the most monumental buildings. The construction of the Cathedral began in the early twelfth century, but a fire in 1258 destroyed the Cathedral almost to the ground. Only in 1511, the St. Stephen’s Cathedral was completed thanks to the efforts of Anton Pilgram.
The Cathedral in Lincoln
The Cathedral in Lincoln was rebuilt from the Norman Cathedral. The construction of the Cathedral took a hundred years, whiter, parts of the Cathedral still retains some of the features of the original building. After the earthquake of 1185, the Cathedral was rebuilt.
The Cathedral in Cologne
The Cathedral at Cologne was laid in 1248. The Cathedral was built incredibly slowly, and in 1450 its construction was suspended. Only in 1842 it was decided to resume construction, which was completed Continue reading
Gothic cathedrals essay
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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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Gothic style in architecture
Replaced the Romanesque style in Western Europe came the Gothic style in architecture and dominated in these areas from the 13th to the 15th century. The ancient Romans were called Goths, the barbarian tribes, which invaded the state from the North. In the end I got the derisive term “barbarian architecture” Gothic, though in fact Gothic as the architectural style is striking and admired the modern and discerning audience.
For a long time people called Gothic all the elements of the art of the middle ages. Only in the late fourteenth century it was fully recognized the original art style. Roman the period covering the early middle ages, gradually gave way to Gothic, combining gilding, bright color, shining stained-glass Windows, Symphony of light transfusion, and the expression of its characteristic spires on the tops of buildings.
The inspiration of the masters of the Gothic style in architecture were the Christian worldview, Roman architecture, traditions of ancient culture, portrait miniatures, writing Latin and Romano-Celtic art crafts. A positive impact on the rapid development of style has had a rapid increase of European trade and the increase in the number of cities.
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The proverb “a chicken is not a bird, Poland is not abroad” in no way refers to Krakow. It is a beautiful city on the Vistula river. Just think, in Cracow is around five thousand buildings of the middle ages, and several hundred thousand works of art. Incredible magical power of the city attracts tourists from all corners of the earth. From the 14th to the 17th century Krakow was the capital of Poland. Of particular interest is the Old town. It is located in the parks ring (Planty). in 1978 Krakow included in the list of the cities protected by UNESCO. Continue reading