The St. Vitus Cathedral
The St. Vitus Cathedral Already more than 600 years, the roofs of Prague Castle can acquire a special charm thanks to the beautiful, ancient spires of St. Vitus Cathedral (St.…

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What nation is the most ancient
Unknown Such a conclusion can be drawn after scientists conducted a full-scale study of DNA transcription. This was done in the framework of the project of the international interdisciplinary project…

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What dreams Castle

The ABCs of dream interpretation

The castle is a monumental structure symbolizes strength of character, reliable the seat of the soul.

The lack that we’re in a hurry — our last hope, salvation.

Sinister, a strange castle — the threat, the enemy camp.

Castle — symbolizes the inaccessibility to any area.

The American dream book

Keyhole — you are close to solving the problem, or in your life you should see the new direction, but not immediately. Return to the dream and imagine that you have a key for this door and you open it. This is very helpful in real life

Oriental dream book

If you’re in an old castle — so you will have enough money to lead the life you want.

An old abandoned castle — shows that in your heart still has a place for romance. However, try not to go too far, because nothing portends a happy marriage.

To dream that you’re leaving the castle — a warning about possible loss or robbery .

Italian dream book

The castle is a classic stereotype (ilen, parent simplifying, limiting, regulating effects) and represents a powerful adverse internal control or super-ego, preventing the free development and self-expression.

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Russian folk dream book

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Megalithic constructions of the Urals

Megalithic constructions of the Urals.

Megalithic structures are one of the most impressive archaeological sites. Their various types are known in the Mediterranean, in parts of Northern Europe and on the Atlantic coast of Western Europe. Under this concept combined a variety of masonry structures: dolmens, avenues of menhirs, and rock gallery-tombs (Gimbutas 2006). In Eastern Europe up to the present time the only known megalithic structures were the dolmens of the Western Caucasus.

In recent years, appeared of megalithic monuments in the southern Urals, dated to the bronze age. Usually they are presented with avenues of menhirs, however, the sizes of these structures were not as impressive. Therefore, to call these megalithic structures with great care. However, studies over the last five years has led to the opening of a brand new Ural type of monuments that can be named megalithic with good reason.

The opening of the Ural dolmens was largely unexpected for experts, especially since it was made not by archaeologists. In the last 10 years the historians had published information about Ural dolmens, located to the North of the city Pyshma, Sverdlovsk region. The initiator of these searches were Cheerful A. A. and V. G. Nepomnyaschiy. They suggested that these are ancient monuments close to Caucasian and European structures of this Continue reading

Gothic subculture

A brief introduction to the history of Gothic art as

Subculture-a subculture, but the story need to know :p

Gothic style, art style, which appeared to be the final stage in the development of medieval art in Western, Central and partly Eastern Europe (between the mid-12th and 15th-16th centuries.). The term “Gothic” was introduced in the Renaissance as pejorative designation of all medieval art, which was considered “barbaric”. Since the beginning of the 19th century when the art of the 10 — 12th centuries. adopted the term Romanesque style, were limited to the chronological framework of Gothic, it was identified early, Mature (high) and late phase. Gothic developed in countries dominated by the Catholic Church, and under the auspices of the feudal and ecclesiastical foundations remained in the ideology and culture of the Gothic era. Gothic art remained primarily a cult for the intended purpose and religious topics: it was correlated with eternity, with “higher” irrational forces. For Gothic, a characteristic of symbolic-allegorical thinking and conventionality of the artistic language. From the Romanesque Gothic architecture inherited the headship of the architecture in the system of the arts and traditional types of buildings. Special place in art was Gothic Cathedral — the highest example of synthesis of architecture, sculpture and painting (predominantly. stained-glass Windows). Incommensurable with the man the space of the Cathedral, verticalism its towers and arches, the subordination of sculpture architural dynamic rhythms, multi-colored glow of stained glass had a strong emotional impact on believers. Continue reading

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