One of the most mysterious places in Italy
The most mysterious and enigmatic place on the territory of Italy is considered to be the Abbey called "Santa Maria di Lucedio", which for many years has managed to become…

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One of the most mysterious places in Italy
The most mysterious and enigmatic place on the territory of Italy is considered to be the Abbey called "Santa Maria di Lucedio", which for many years has managed to become…

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Dolmens Of Gelendzhik
Dolmens in the North Caucasus there are about 3000 pieces. The dolmens to meet both single people and entire groups. In the vicinity of Gelendzhik dolmens meet almost everywhere. Excursions…

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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…

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Build in Romanesque style

Architecture – also the annals of the world: she says when you have kept silent and songs, and stories” (Nikolai Gogol).

The first buildings emerged in the Neolithic period when man had to live somewhere, and he built a primitive shelter out of scrap materials.

The architecture can be divided into two parts: architecture as an independent art and architecture. Architecture originated in Greece in the fifth century BC, and the architectural art in Mesopotamia and Egypt.

To the great styles of architecture include the Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance (the Renaissance), Baroque, Rococo, classicism and Empire. Change mixed architectural styles: the simple style is replaced by complex, we replaced sophisticated style comes easier.

The transition from simple Roman style to the Gothic complex was carried out over a hundred years. It was a slow, smooth change of styles that began in the mid-twelfth century and ended in the middle of the XIII. The Romanesque style was more creative than Gothic. During the Romanesque style was considered fashionable colors-white, green,red, brown. The time of the Romanesque style – with 950 years to 1250 years. For Romanesque style is characterized by a rectangular-shaped (arched in stone houses) Windows and same shape wooden door, with heavy bolts, locks and hinges, repeating floral or geometric pattern.

The period of the Gothic style – from 1250 to 1520. The most fashionable colors are red, blue and yellow. For the Gothic style is characterized by elongated Windows, if decorative, the round shape, the colored stained-glass Windows; oak doors and doorways in the form of arches.

Replaced the Gothic style came the Renaissance. It was a sharp change of one style of architecture to another, it is not similar. For the Renaissance was considered to be fashionable colors brown, purple, yellow, and blue. The window is rectangular, framed by a heavy cornice, often by two or even three Windows together. Doors too heavy cornices. In the Renaissance style applied pattern of leaves, painted ceiling and walls.

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…

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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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The technical achievements of the ancient Egyptians
Mysterious ancient Egyptian civilization is controversial and scientists to this day, because science has a very protivoradikulitnye: on the one hand the construction of the pyramids, advanced medicine, shipbuilding, and…

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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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Plague Fort: the most mysterious construction of the Kronstadt
Not far from Kronstadt of water rise from the silent walls of the Fort "Emperor Alexander I" or "Plague". The history of abandoned structures, in which a hundred years ago…

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