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Gothic art

It is difficult to find the right words to describe impressions

of a Gothic Cathedral. They are high and reach for the sky infinite arrows

towers and turrets, visperhof, finials, pointed arches. But more striking

not so much height. how much wealth aspects. opening when

you circle around the Cathedral.

Gothic cathedrals are not only high, but also very long: for example

has a length of 130 meters and the length of the transept is 64 meters, and to

around it is required to pass at least half a kilometer. Continue reading

Underground secrets of rock petroglyphs

Unbelievable

Speaking of “painted rocks” on Tom, we usually remember the Tomsk pisanyza. But it is only the first of eight located on this site. For forty-seven kilometers down stream of the Tom river here there’s a cave with petroglyphs arrays: Novoromanovskaya I and II, Cool I and II, the Hanging Stone, Nicholas, and closes ensemble Totalsa Pisanitsa. Doctor of historical Sciences Igor Kovtun says: “This last is a rocky massif on the Bank of the river Tom is also the last North-Western the location of rock paintings in Central and northwestern Asia. Further, to the Urals, nothing like that no more…”

Why here?

What attracted our ancestors this place? Continue reading

Secrets of the Kiev caves

It is estimated that there are approximately 200 cave structures, the total length of which nobody knows. This and ancient monasteries, and underground labyrinths of Kyiv fortresses, caves and traps. The origin of some still not installed.

ROOKERY “MOON DEMON”

From time immemorial well-known legend about the great and powerful Serpent, the Dragon dwelling in the cave somewhere on the outskirts of Kiev . To pay off him, residents gave the monster the most beautiful girls. Some researchers strongly argue that Snakes actually existed! And the cave is almost in the heart of the city.

Together with the Vice-President of the club “national secrets” candidate of physico-mathematical Sciences Alexey Glazing we go to snake rookery. We pass a few hundred meters down the slope Current near the street of Frunze, and Leont’ev points to the cave on top of a hill. Continue reading

From the series of Gothic Dreams
From the series of Gothic Dreams Every Gothic Cathedral has its own historical mystery. One only is the word "secret" gives the person a magical effect. Thirst to learn history…

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Gothic architecture of Prague
Prague architecture is a huge range of styles, but it is not surprising, since the city was created over many centuries. Then there are the palaces, castles, houses that embody…

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The Gothic architecture of medieval Europe
Replaced the Romanesque artistic style that prevailed in Western Europe until the twelfth century, came a more Mature form of art - Gothic. Having an Italian origin of the style…

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