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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

Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome is one of the greatest States of Antiquity. The state was in the territory of modern Italy. Rome was named after the founder — Romulus . It was famous for its customs, gladiatorial battles, the Colosseum, Emperors, etc.

The most interesting facts about Ancient Rome

Saturnalia — the great annual festival in Ancient Rome in honor of the God Saturn. These days, the slaves had some privileges, for example they could dine at the same Banquet table with the owner, and sometimes even the owners of slaves were laid on the table.

The Emperor Claudius is ridiculed because he did not have sexual relations with men. Said the one who has a relationship only with women, he becomes effeminate. 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 Rome
Ancient Rome is one of the greatest States of Antiquity. The state was in the territory of modern Italy. Rome was named after the founder — Romulus . It was…

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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…

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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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