structures of antiquity

Dolmens of the Caucasus
Megaliths (from the Greek. — large, Ai0og — rock) — prehistoric structures of large stone blocks, joined without cement or mortar. In the limiting case that one module (the menhir).…

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Dolmens - ancient burial structures of South Korea
Dolmens are ancient burial structures, which are often found in Asia, Europe and North Africa. In Korea is the largest number of dolmens in the world. They are of great…

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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

The most mysterious places of China

Today China is many of us associated with a rapidly growing population, a totalitarian regime and, of course, the booming economy. More and more of our compatriots are sent on business trips to Chinese production or regularly travels to the country for the purchase of goods. Travel companies vying offer to organize a business trip or a furniture shopping tour in China (Guangzhou). Furniture from China, certainly deserves close attention, however, is not more than ancient history, amazing nature and amazing cultural heritage of this wonderful country.

China attracts fans of all mystical, because there are lots of interesting places, shrouded in mystery and associated with the strange, not scientifically explainable phenomena. We offer you an overview of the most beautiful and mysterious sights of China that are not included in a standard “set” sightseeing and shopping tours.

Haiju valley in Sichuan province is the place extremely picturesque, and no less dangerous. It regularly missing people without a trace, often in droves. Scientists are trying to explain these disappearances lethal fumes from the rotting trees or strong geomagnetic radiation, and ufologists put forward the version about presence of entrance into parallel worlds. While clearly only one thing: from time to time sudden fog mist this Chinese “valley of death” and subirats unfortunate victims. Continue reading

The Megaliths Of Malta

In Malta remained among the most ancient on Earth megalithic structures. Scientists call them temples, on the grounds that here there was an elaborate ceremonial culture of burial. At the same time, we know that it was a society highly developed technically, created your calendar and possessed extensive knowledge of astronomy.

The megaliths of Malta and Gozo

Maltese megaliths are not only the most ancient discovered so far. They are notable for the fact that, as a rule, are not in isolation, but form huge complexes.

The oldest of the Maltese megaliths Ggantija is located to the North-East of the island of Gozo. It was built around 3400-3000 BC and discovered in 1826. The word of Gigante means “giant” or “giant” and very suitable to the megalith. It consists of two separate temple with different inputs but common rear wall. Some temples have a concave facade, in front of which is arranged in a platform of large stone blocks. The oldest temple complex consists of three semi-circular rooms arranged in the shape of a Shamrock. Scientists believe that this Trinity symbolizes the past, present and future, or birth, life and death. Continue reading

Dolmens of the Caucasus

Megaliths (from the Greek. — large, Ai0og — rock) — prehistoric structures of large stone blocks, joined without cement or mortar. In the limiting case that one module (the menhir).

The term “megalith” was proposed by the English Explorer A. H. in 1867 and officially adopted at the Congress in Paris. The term is not exhaustive, so the definition of megaliths and megalithic structures are subject to the rather vague group of buildings. In particular, the megaliths called the hewn stones of large dimensions, including those not used for the construction of tombs and monuments.

Megalithic structures found all over the world. In Europe, for example, Stonehenge in England, Carrowmore in Ireland, Almendres in Portugal, the Barnen and Buganski necropolis Department in the Poitou — Charentes region, France, facilities of Cretan-Mycenaean culture, the famous megaliths of Egypt. Continue reading

Roman engineering structures

To the top of the construction activities of the Romans are engineering structures. The largest facilities are the network of roads covered the whole territory of the Empire. The Roman Appian way — oldest, preserved and used still transport artery not only in Rome but around the world. It was built in IV—III centuries BC it approached Rome by the army of Spartacus in the late 70-ies of the first century BC and somewhat later in her shoulders were crucified on the crosses of his warriors, captured by the Romans.

The special place in improvement of cities, the growth of which required more and more water took water pipelines and aqueducts . From the hilly neighborhoods in the city reservoirs water was of stone, plastered with hydraulic mortar, the channels that are in low-lying areas and at the intersections of rivers or ravines were supported by arched constructions.

In the II century BC Rome only had nine large aqueducts, which provided water sources 1350, 15 fountains, dozens of public Bagni 11 luxuriously equipped baths. Continue reading

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The most mysterious and amazing places on the planet
The world is full of mysterious places. Despite the fact that they were carefully studied by scientists to this day are fraught with many mysteries and amaze imagination. Scientists have…

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Types of megalithic structures
Megaliths in Greek language means "big stone" and are stone structures relating to the prehistoric period. These structures were erected without any connecting mortar (cement or lime), and just evolved.…

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