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Structures of unknown purpose and unknown origin.

Satellite imagery was used in different places of the Mediterranean visible structure of coastal structures.

Facilities, usually located at the mouth of the river and consists of many branched and closed channels. They communicated among themselves and with separate small locks. I.e. open water communication between no. It looks like a branched network of boat docks, but not the berths. Since there is no message on the open water. The width of the channels as the width of the separation shaft, varies, but one of the order of from 5 to 30 meters. Facilities are very old. Remind system of drainage, but there is not the land, namely ramparts. In the system of draining the land is broad and the channels narrow, rather even ditches. And no irrigation system. Continue reading

The most ancient structures in the world

PERSIA. THE ANCIENT CIVILIZATION. Persia is the ancient name of the country in southwest Asia, which since 1935 has been officially called Iran. First used both names, and today the name “Persia” is still used when it comes to Iran.

In ancient times Persia became the center of one of the greatest in the history of Empire, stretching from Egypt to the Indus river. Its membership includes all previous empires – the Egyptians, the Babylonians, the Assyrians and the Hittites. Later the Empire of Alexander the great almost did not include territories that never belonged to the Persians, while it was less than Persia under king Darius.

Since the emergence in the 6th century BC to the conquest by Alexander the great in the 4th century BC for two and a half centuries Persia occupied the dominant position in the Ancient world. Continue reading

The ancient temples of Greece

Greece is an amazing country, fanned by many myths and legends. Its heroic, full of victories and defeats of history, it seems, forever captured in its majestic architecture, which is an example of flawless form and high style for thousands of years. Architects and sculptors of Greece were able to reach unprecedented heights in architectural art and largely determined the character of the architecture of other countries, especially Italy and some parts of Asia.

Ancient temples and shrines

Central to the architecture of the ancient Greeks occupied the temples. The sanctuary of the gods, first built in the likeness of the dwellings of the Greeks, but later became a model for other buildings. The Greeks, more than any other nation in the world, humanized their gods, so the temples were very close to the people. Did not inspire awe and not scared off by their solemn grandeur. It was a simple rectangular building with spacious rooms without Windows, in which was housed a huge statue of the deity. Continue reading

The Gothic cathedrals of Moscow
Have you ever gone to a tour of Moscow of different faiths? Indeed, apart from the usual Christian churches in Moscow have historic Lutheran and Anglican churches, the Catholic Church,…

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New mosque
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…

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The great structures that were never built
If you are fond of alternative history, here's a gem that you would definitely not thrown away. Some of the monuments of civilization were not built for challenging projects, others…

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