When was built the world's oldest dome
Even if you are on a date with Rome is only one day, do not rush to the Coliseum. Even if it is a symbol of the Eternal city, but…

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Trench method of construction of underground structures
When the trench method otkatyvaetsya pit and conventional methods the Future is being built underground structure. After completion, the pit is filled with soil. When using this method provides the…

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Barbarians: ancient samarians dismantle the mounds to decorate the house

Iconic stone buildings transported by Trucks, thus destroying the ancient Slavic churches preserved in the territory of the Samara region. Architectural monuments of more than 5 thousand years, and each one can tell a lot about the history and rituals of their ancestors.

“Take a ton”

Samara writer, Slavist and ethnographer Yevgeny Bazhanov few years on documentaries about Rosso-Aryan constructions. Civilization our ancestors had thousands of years ago, the rock paintings and stone temples miraculously survived in our days, says the ethnographer. He accompanies us to place it in the vicinity of the village of Chapaevo in the Krasnoyarsk region. Continue reading

The Cathedral Of Christ The Savior

The idea for the construction of a Grand temple, dedicated to the victory of the Russian people in the Patriotic war of 1812, was born back in those days, when the last French soldiers left Russia. But only five years later, on 12 October 1817, on the Sparrow hills, the solemn laying of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. According to the author of the first temple, the architect A. L. Vitberg, a Church situated on the highest point of Moscow had to be visible from any point of the city.

The project of the temple of Christ the Savior foresaw the construction on Sparrow hills the monumental ensemble designed in a strict, somewhat heavy forms of Empire. The ensemble, besides the Church, consisted of a giant colonnade, slopes to the Moscow river, stone embankment. Continue reading

Malta

Malta is a country situated on the Islands of the Maltese archipelago. The Maltese archipelago includes the inhabited Islands: Malta, Gozo (Gozo) and Comino; and a number of uninhabited tiny Islands: St. Paul island, Filfla, Cominotto, Delimara, Manoel and Mushroom rock.

Megalithic structures in Malta

The first traces of settlement of the Maltese people belong to the sixth Millennium BC and 4 in 100 BC the archipelago suddenly appears a mysterious civilization involved in the construction of strange megalithic structures, far exceeding the famous Stonehenge in scale.

This civilization lasted on Malta 2000 years and disappeared under a pressure of less developed conquerors arrived on the island with the nearby island of Sicily. Continue reading