Greece architecture
The concept of "ancient art" first appeared in the XV century in Italy, when in combat with thousands of years of Church tradition of the middle ages argued new, is…

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Gothic in medieval Western Europe
The origin of the term "Gothic" The word comes from Italian. "unusual, barbaric, the barbarians" (the historical Goths, this style has nothing to do), and was initially used as a…

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Incredible ancient underground constructions of Turkey

It here find different items, different shards, ancient arrowheads, or the remains of ancient animals. Deciding that in his hands a very unique discovery, he showed it to the American scientist John Jaeger, who was very proficient in various ancient scripts. Jagger suggested that this text was written by the Argonauts, which since ancient times, there were myths. From ancient mythology to know that they were talking of the Euro-Afro-Asiatic language, which many scientists consider the ancient source of all languages on Earth, as the Argonauts sailed across the world’s oceans. But unfortunately, they for some time the stone is put in acid to eat off the ancient patina. An ancient teaching says that Arkona &ndash. Famous Russian scientist Valery Chudinov, who have studied for years the scientific activity of more than three thousand archaeological materials came to a sensational conclusion that in the ancient times, all mankind were one people and spoke one language, which was Russian. Continue reading

Gothic churches

In the Middle ages was in Europe the city without a Catholic Cathedral. The Latin term civitas, which means city, settlement, in those days, meant the seat of the Bishop. The Episcopal seat was the Cathedral. The construction of Gothic cathedrals is an important milestone in the history of medieval Europe. Not all cathedrals are huge and majestic, but majestic Gothic cathedrals since the XII century represent the citadel of art, science and technology, social life, faith, and power. The Gothic cathedrals of the quintessence of European civilization. Many extant cathedrals were built not only as places of worship, the example of the Saint Denis Basilica.

The Basilica Of Saint-Denis

During the decline of Antiquity, the Roman Empire Christianized, each major and medium city became the residence of the Bishop of the diocese. In the course of the middle Ages are all new to the diocese, continued the evangelization of the Northern, Central and Eastern Europe. In the XIII century Western Europe has nearly a thousand dioceses and many Catholic cathedrals. In the XII century the city flourishes and military construction, the building is grouped around the Gothic cathedrals, some of which reach 1,000 years. Continue reading

Soul Gothic

In the XII century in France has arisen a new style of art. In France in the XIII century it reached maturity and then spread throughout most of Europe and dominated until the end of the middle Ages. Contemporaries referred to him as “the French style”, and the descendants became known as the Gothic (from the name of grunneger-Mansky tribe is ready).

The last judgment. The relief gate of the Church in Conques. XII in

Monster. A capital of the Cathedral in Canterbury. England

Margrave Ekkehard and his wife Uta. The Cathedral in Naumburg. The XIII century.

Largely Gothic Cathedral was similar to the Romanesque towers on the Western facade; portals, richly decorated with sculpture; the nave leading to the altar; the cross of the transept. It is natural: the Gothic style had not changed the destination of the Cathedral, which remains a place of prayer and worship. Continue reading

10 interesting abandoned lighthouses
The first lighthouses were built in the days when humanity was just beginning to make tentative steps towards the development of their native planet. For the convenience of navigators along…

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The Churches Of Lithuania
The land of our country is dotted with temples: red and white tower emerges from the variegated panoramas of small villages and large cities, attract the attention of travelers, delight…