old

1 8 9 10

The great wall of China

The great wall of China is a monument that most wanted to see in China. The wall began to build in the III century BC the first Emperor of China Qin shihuang di. Wall then, of course, looked different, like most fortifications of the time, there was an earthwork.

The Chinese say that the construction of the wall, the Emperor had driven the people from all over the country and many of the builders perished. Legend has it that the corpses were rolled up in the Foundation wall. Our guide told us a legend about a girl whose fiance died on the construction of the wall. The girl was crying when she found out about the death of her lover, that part of the wall fell off.

Lev Gumilev in his book “History of Hun people” describes the creation of this defensive structure: “With enormous resources, Shih Huangdi decided to secure his Northern border, and undertook the construction of the great wall, separated China from the Eurasian steppes. Continue reading

Mysterious structures

Stonehenge

For many centuries one of the most interesting places and attractions in the UK remains of an old stone structure called Stonehenge . strikes imagination with its grandeur and mystery. Unusual design of Sarsenovich from multi-ton boulders, the highest of which reaches more than seven meters in height, dominates the minds of many scientists and researchers. Still no one knows who, why and, most importantly, how they erected this gigantic monument?

Based on the findings of recent studies, we can conclude that this building was built in the beginning of the third Millennium BC. Although until recently it was believed that this monument was slightly younger than the famous Egyptian pyramids. But as it turns out, Stonehenge is far more not less mysterious constructions of Ancient Egypt. Continue reading

1 8 9 10
Megalithic structures
The term "megalith" is not exhaustive, encompasses a very broad, vague and heterogeneous range of structures. Without going into details, the megalith – stone construction of a controversial appointment, as…

Continue reading →

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…

Continue reading →

Gothic armour
History: Gothic armour - full plate armour, produced in parts of Germany and the Holy Roman Empire during the so-called late middle ages (XV century). The scheme of the Gothic…

Continue reading →