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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 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

Great buildings of antiquity

A series of programs about the greatest structures of the past millennia. Getting acquainted in detail with the most interesting Superiormente ancient times, learn about the historical events that created these masterpieces of architecture of the cruel struggle for power, human tragedies and obstacles that had to overcome the ancient architects.

It stands for 800 years. As a Testament to the brilliant engineering of the middle ages and shows the world what we’ve accomplished Gothic architecture. But this ancient supersolution lies a terrible story of human weakness, hypocrisy, destruction and violence, the instruments of struggle for power between the European aristocrats and the Catholic Church. Continue reading

TOP 10 most ancient civilizations in the world

Training meticulously collect data about our ancestors. Research suggests that at different times our planet was inhabited by a mysterious civilization. Some of them exceed us in the technical and scientific achievements. About other peoples heated debates, whether they were actually. Let’s dive into the mysterious facts. studying the TOP 10 most ancient civilizations in the world.

1. Lemuria

Most researchers consider it the first civilization that arose more than 80 thousand years ago. She was a powerful, developed and survived for over 50 thousand years. The cause of her destruction were the strongest earthquakes. The people of Mu knew the laws of the Universe and the Earth. In 28 years, every resident had already mastered all the wisdom. The people of Lemuria were able to erect buildings out of the rocks that had withstood the earthquake. Continue reading

British archaeologists are sensational excavations at Stonehenge
Archaeologists know that this ancient monument was built in several stages between 3000 BC to 1600 BC, But why? Disputes are very long, and consensus scientists have not yet reached…

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Excursions in Valencia
Excursions in Valencia Sightseeing Tour around Valencia Valencia is a charming city in Spain, capital of the homonymous Autonomous region, to have survived to our days rich history, preserved in…

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Travel notes the abode of the gods or unknown Hierapolis
The abode of the gods, or Hierapolis, about which we know nothing! Travel notes Part 1 The mystery of Pamukkale excursion to Wonderland Giant polished blocks, perfectly fitted together without…

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