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The legacy of the Spacers or memories of the future

In a sensational film “memories of the future” – there are some interesting footage shot on one of the Islands of Polynesia.

In a sensational film “memories of the future” – there are some interesting footage shot on one of the Islands of Polynesia.

During the war, the Americans established it as a transit air base for bombing Japan. And after the war, when the Yankees left the base, aborigines were constructed on the island the idol, worshipped as a deity. It is a replica of the aircraft during wartime, only made of branches and reeds. Continue reading

Milan Cathedral

A giant Cathedral, which is located in the heart of old Milan, is one of the most paradoxical constructions of the middle Ages. Its the least can be called Gothic. But despite this, the Milan Cathedral is a remarkable and, perhaps, the best example of Italian Gothic!

Milan Cathedral is often called the “eighth wonder of the world”, and for this there is reason. The Cathedral is the world’s largest structure made of marble. Its length is 158 m, width – 58 m, height of Central nave – 46,8 m. the Total area of the temple is 11.3 thousand sq. m. With its height in good weather one can see the peaks of the Alps.

In terms of the Duomo repeats the Gothic building in Germany. But the German plan is combined in it with the Lombard (North Italian) façade, which is a lots of marble. Despite the Gothic appearance and huge size, the Duomo is different from other Gothic cathedrals a certain earthiness that you can’t hide the many adorning its towers, turrets and spires. Continue reading

The fortifications of Ancient Rome

Fortress. — The architecture of fortified places has experienced two eras: the era of the allied wars, when each city could be afraid of attacks from the neighbour, and the age of the barbarian threat, when at stake the very existence of the Empire. In the interim period — the period of “Roman peace” — inner fortresses were abandoned, and all attention was focused on the border zone; the city walls of Rome itself was built up with suburban homes, and a new wall was erected only in 270 ad when Aurelian, when Rome began to approach the barbarians.

Fortifications of the first period were built in the Greek style, as can be seen on the fence of Pompeii . The only significant change is the replacement of earthen walls or walls made of stones pritesannye array from Serbia on a solution.

Only a very few cities within the country was adorned with or expanded their wall at times between August and last era, antonín. These Are Fano, It, Autun. The Empire was going through a period of major works of fortification for the defense of borders. Continue reading

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The fortifications of Ancient Rome
Fortress. — The architecture of fortified places has experienced two eras: the era of the allied wars, when each city could be afraid of attacks from the neighbour, and the…

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Feedback about the Dolmens of Gelendzhik
Review: the Dolmens of Gelendzhik (Russia, Gelendzhik) - Mysterious structures or houses for dwarfs. Advantages: Cognitive excursion, fascinating legends and beautiful places Disadvantages: Not all vacationers are urns While on…

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Feedback about the Dolmens of Gelendzhik
Review: the Dolmens of Gelendzhik (Russia, Gelendzhik) - Mysterious structures or houses for dwarfs. Advantages: Cognitive excursion, fascinating legends and beautiful places Disadvantages: Not all vacationers are urns While on…

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