The term “megalith” is not exhaustive, encompasses a very broad, vague and heterogeneous range of structures. Without going into details, the megalith – stone construction of a controversial appointment, as a rule, large size and built with the use of uncertain technology. From the period of construction to our days not got any written evidence, which, coupled with the destructive effects of water, wind, temperature and people makes the study of megaliths very difficult.
Megaliths geography is very wide: they are in Europe . in Asia . in Africa . in North America . in South America … not only in Australia . at least, not yet found. Of course, they are not found in Antarctica . but it is possible that the ice, depending on the area they acquired their own characteristics that are even allowed to split them into culture (Caucasian, South European, British, Indian, and other).
All the megaliths can be classified by design type. Continue reading
The planned building will have elements of the demolished Cathedral shrines
Demolished at the end of last week on the prospect Mira mosque, will be rebuilt. It has already received the approval of the city authorities.
“We not only allowed the construction, but said: let’s finish building. People should not pray on the street, thus they will not interfere with the Muscovites”,- said the mayor of Moscow in an interview with radio station “Vesti FM”.
First Deputy Chairman of the spiritual administration of Muslims of European Russia Damir Gizatullin told of plans to build a new mosque on the site of the demolished.
“The building will have elements of the previous one. We kept most of the bricks from the old mosque and we’ll paste them in a new”, – shared his plans Gizatullin. Continue reading
The great mosque in djenné is truly the most significant structure of clay. It is the greatest achievement of the Sudano-Sahelian style of architecture, despite some Islamic influence. The mosque is near the river of Bali in the city jenna. In 1988 the building was listed in the UNESCO world Heritage list. In the climate of the Sahara desert, where almost no rain, these buildings could stand for a century. However, in Africa in the area are the rainy seasons, during which the Great mosque is seriously affected.
For the first time the mosque was built on this site in the 13th century. Start of construction of the present mosque is attributed to 1906 and finished in 1907. The construction was led by Ismael Traore. In those days, jenna was colonized by France. And the French have provided economic assistance in the construction of the mosque. Continue reading