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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

The presentation of the sculpture decoration of Gothic cathedrals of France and Germany

The presentation on the Architecture of Western Europe. The Church of Peter and Paul. The XI-XII century the Monastery of Cluny, France. Compared with the Romanesque churches, the height of the Gothic cathedrals. The Cathedral in Cologne Germany 1248 – 1437; 1842 – 1880 Germany, Cologne In the Middle. The Cathedral in Chartres. Sculpture.

Download the presentation of the sculpture decoration of Gothic cathedrals of France and Germany – 13 may 2010. The interior of the Romanesque and Gothic Cathedral. Download work here. The causes of the Gothic style, its types and reflection in sculpture. presentation [5, 9 M], added 05. 06. 2014 4. architecture in France and Germany. The development and spread of Gothic.

Corporate decoration, which is the most persuasive. arts (multimedia presentations, essays, creative works. the decor of the Gothic Church: stained glass Windows, sculpture, tapestries. Cathedral. France: Notre Dame Cathedral in Chartres, the Abbey of Saint-Denis under. Continue reading

Ancient underground structures
Base preppers Chapter 5. Shelters, underground shelter The meaning of the word cache. Comes from the old Slavic "to bury". Is used in two meanings: 1. Cache - hiding place…

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20 most mysterious places on earth
The researcher is of the world and its mysteries through Google Earth hiding under the name H21 (about himself, he indicated only that he was French, and his work is…

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The excavations and the study of unique megalithic monuments
Participants Isetsky archeological group of the Institute of history and archaeology, Ural branch of RAS under the leadership of Valentina Viktorova has begun to explore one of the most mysterious…

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