Gothic architecture
Report: Gothic architecture Gothic architecture The Gothic style was the first rather original architectural style which was born in Northern Europe. More than 300 years the rising up, penetrated by…

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The great structures
Architecture. Complete encyclopedia. The greatest monuments of the world. History and styles. Architects Architecture is a vast subject, covering the whole world and disappearing into the depths of ancient history.…

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Gothic letter
Gothic letter Since the beginning of the printing appeared inlaid Gothic fonts — famous Gutenberg Bible was typed variant textures. In Italy, the first printed book with Gothic letters appeared…

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The history of ancient art

Funerary structure: the first manifestations

The temples of Karnak and Luxor are amazing examples of monumental Egyptian architecture. In the case of Karnak, the speech can go not about the temple itself, but about a wide range of buildings of a sacred character, which had been building for centuries at the behest of various pharaohs, including Queen Hatshepsut, amenemhat III, and SETI I. Ramses II and Ramses III. View his Pocket, clearly demonstrating the large size of this complex and which, in addition to its planimetry, we can note a widespread use of stone as a building material

The king was the representative of all the people, the intermediary between people and gods. When you save the life of the king preserved it for all other groups. Continued the annual cycle of the Nile with its spill. Funeral rites has gained importance as rulers to know and also experienced the desire to have a tomb similar to the tomb king, which would ensure them eternal life. Therein lie the origins of the development of mastabas, the characteristic form of burial architecture of the upper classes. If the cemetery is, in principle, were within the limits of cities and towns, with the adoption of the cult, aims at eternal life, Maccabi began to group, forming streets with proper planning. These streets were developed in these cities of the dead, far from city centres. At the same time, was crystallized three principles Continue reading

The ancient history of Mexico and the Nazca lines

That hide the ancient history of Mexico and the Nazca lines

As each and every historical discovery, pseudo gem and the same statement is probably true only in case, if you follow all the basic principles of its establishment. Therefore Andrey Sklyarov movies and shoots directly at the places of military glory. And if not to go far and to look to his travels to Study the Nazca plateau with its mysterious figures and buildings of ancient Mexico, which, according to Sklyarov story . were erected not by man, but by extraterrestrial beings unknown to modern science instruments and technology. But a more careful study of these most divine of buildings and various “miraculous” products are some shakes in different directions judgment about their divinity, and in some cases (such as of dinosaurs Inca times) and generally shows continuous sell-towners by locals. And they do it to improve their miserable existence at their expense, fueling interest in unsuspecting citizens of various countries. In short, if you sum up our beginning, the reader or listener tends to believe that something in our history really isn’t. Yes and how does Sklyarov movies . very often one-sided, showing only one, right operator side with his personal the Aryans losing sight of the “insignificant” details, such as tourists in the background in “completely forbidden place”, figurines, Continue reading

Gothic architecture

 

Gothic architecture

Gothic (it. gotico – letters. Gothic, svyazannye with a Germanic tribe is ready) – an artistic style that emerged in the mid-twelfth century in France and spread in Western, Central and partly in Eastern Europe. Gothic completed the development of European medieval art and arose on the basis of the achievements of Roman culture. The term “Gothic” became established during the Renaissance to refer to all medieval art, which was considered “barbaric”. Gothic art was a cult on purpose and religious topics. It appealed to higher forces of the divine, of eternity, of the Christian worldview.

The leading place in the art was Gothic Cathedral, around which was concentrated the life of the citizens. Structural basis of the Cathedral served as a frame of pillars and based on them Lancet arches. The imposition of outside structural elements that support the cross vault, has created an enormous, incommensurable with the person the space of the interior. The walls of the Cathedral were cut huge Windows with colourful stained glass, which in the mysterious gloom of the interior glowed bright red, blue, yellow colours Continue reading

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The most ancient civilization in the world
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