10 thousand years ago
To the rear of the junction she bent down. But then there is not a…

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The space of the Gothic Cathedral
Romanesque cathedrals are majestic and simple. Their huge, strong and, maybe, even a little severe…

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Underground construction
One of the structural units of Construction Association interbudmontazh, the company “Interbudtunnel” performs works on…

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ANCIENT ROME
The Romans adopted from the Greeks all their main achievements, including the steam baths. In…

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Unknown Turkey
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The first pyramids were built by the ancient Ukrainians?
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Pyramids of Giza – the history of the ancient monument of Egypt

Normally, under the concept of “pyramids of Giza” modern man understands only the complex of the three largest buildings of Khufu, khafra and menkaura. However, it is supplemented by a large number of smaller pyramids, temples, ancient cemeteries and, of course, the legendary Sphinx.

The history of the pyramids in Giza

The exact dates of construction of these monuments still can not say anything definite. However, there is no doubt that the construction of the entire complex in Giza valley was completed to the XXIII century BC that is the age of the youngest of the monument goes back at least 3200 years.

Initially, the shape of the pyramids was quite different than now. The main entrances to the tombs were built covered galleries connecting them with churches. But the main thing – the giant stone faces of graves covered the shining of Tura limestone, the thickness of which was about one meter. Continue reading

Romanesque and Gothic style

VC connect draperies in interior architecture is defined by the. Windowless space of classical antiquity and little Windows of stained glass during the early Christian era did not require curtains that significantly reduce the illuminance of the living space. To talk about the systemic use of fabrics for window decorations, starting with the Romanesque style.

Romanesque style dominated in Europe in 1000-12500, and reached the highest peak in Germany and France. Romanesque architecture is heavy castle. It is dominated by thick walls, semi-circular doors, short and thick columns, the cross – bochco – shaped arches, semi – circular window.

A semicircle is a typical form of window in the Romanesque style . Through these Windows light penetrated weakly, for this reason the Windows were decorated cloth extremely low. It was the only cross curtains. Curtain pole (cornice) of the Romanesque era was round. Carved with a zigzag line she adorned the simple architecture of the interior. The furniture was made of dark wood. Along with cross curtains as protection from the cold served as rugs, and heavy draperies. Continue reading

The Mystery Of Stonehenge
Stonehenge (Engl. Stonehenge, lit. "stone henges") — a UNESCO world heritage stone megalithic structure (cromlech)…

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Gothic rebus
One of the most beautiful buildings of Paris, praised by Victor Hugo, the legends and…

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A very different Spain - Gothic Spain
It should be remembered that the Gothic Cathedral is not only an architectural object, but…

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To buy, order gazebo in Nikolaev and in the South of Ukraine
As it turned out, the idea of creating a cosy corner for relaxation in the…

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