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Famous structures of Ancient Egypt
Famous structures of Ancient Egypt Egypt is one of the most mysterious and enchanting countries, where the endless stream of tourists come from all over the world. And it seems…

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Chernihiv temples
Chernihiv temples in miniature The wizard spends a round trip. However, a significant part of his works sold or donated to family and friends. What was left exposed on a…

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A network underground tunnels under Europe

An extensive network of ancient underground tunnels discovered under Europe

The ancient underground tunnels under Europe

Once, a few years ago when I just started the idea to create this websiteand I in one dear journal, I came across some information in the form of an article about a huge network of underground tunnels, built by someone unknown and for what purposes. These tunnels were really huge in all respects. In height (according to the author, freely moving train), and length (tunnels connecting not only different countries but even different continents).

Subsequently, I periodically attempted to find any more information on this topic, but failed, found nothing. So the other day, on one of bourgeois websitee, I finally came across something remotely similar. I would like to share with you, dear friends. Read, think, commentsiroam.

Of course, the various underground catacombs scientists have long not surprised, but thousands of underground tunnels discovered during the stone age, extending the network all over Europe from Scotland to Turkey, perplexing admit to researchers the original purpose of its construction.

German archaeologist Dr Heinrich Kusch, in his book “Secrets of the underground door in Livny world” (original German title Continue reading

Cyclopean structures of antiquity

 

1) Fictional supernatural being of Greek mythology, symbolizing the barbarism. Depicted as giants with one eye in the middle of the forehead ( Cyclops. or rather Ciclopi means “one-eyed”). Odnoglazoe Cyclops symbolized cultural limitations. The Cyclops were sons of Uranus (heaven) and Gaia (earth), embodies the archetype of Chaos. The names of the first three kiklopas: Bronte — thunder, Sterop — “lightning”, and Arges “Perun” — show a connection of Cyclops with the elemental forces of nature.

The Cyclops belonged to the most ancient generation of gods. They were overthrown by Uranus in Tartarus, but Zeus released benefiting from their help in the fight against the titans. It is the Cyclopes gave Zeus thunder, lightning and thunderbolts, which determined his permanent epithet — “the Thunderer”. Armed perunali Zeus. Poseidon. received from the Cyclops, the Trident, and Hades. who got the helmet, defeated the titans and became the rulers of the world, answer and sharing power.

Thus, through the gifts of the Cyclops is the legitimization of the new gods — Olympians. Subsequently, the Cyclops was interrupted by Apollo. that symbolized the victory of reason over savagery. Killed Cyclops Apollo. in retaliation for what they forged the thunderbolt which Zeus struck his son, the God-healer Asclepius. For this he was sent to Continue reading

Mysteries of ancient dolmens

Mysteries of ancient dolmens

On the black sea coast and in the mountains of the Western Caucasus there are unique ancient buildings – dolmens. Caucasian dolmens, strange little houses with a round hole in the centre, whose age is several thousand years old, considered the eighth wonder of the world. They are called dwarf houses, supposedly built by giants, aliens observatories and even frozen UFO. The dolmen was found in the 60-ies of XX century in Krasnodar territory has more than 5 000 years. Inside it were found the remains of three bodies – two female and male, bones of horse and several sheep, bronze and gold jewelry, fragments of pottery. Apparently, the dolmen was buried the local Prince, and with him in the other world went his property, war horse and two wives. Interestingly, women were imprisoned in a stone tomb, apparently still alive. They obediently waited their time near the body of the deceased spouse.

Translated from the Breton language dolmen means “stone table”.

Archaeologists have calculated that the dolmens from 3400 to 5000 years, there are even some older than the Egyptian pyramids. In the Caucasus there were more than 7 thousand, and there are about 150. Some dolmens are gathered in our century anew from the ruins.

After the great Patriotic war on a strange stone structures trained bomb experts, and many of these unique monuments were destroyed.

Scientists believe that dolmens ancient burial ground, where the primitive Continue reading

The most mysterious places on the planet

The most mysterious places on the planet

Despite the fact that over the last century man has visited almost every corner of the Earth, the planet still remained somewhat mysterious places, the origin of which still remains a mystery.

Easter Island

However, the purpose of these magnificent sculptures and the method of their production are still unknown to modern man. The average weight of one such statue is several tons, that makes us think about how ancient people moved these giants, because we know that the moai were created in various parts of Easter island.

Newgrange

This mound is the most ancient and unusual structure in the whole of Ireland, representing a corridor tomb with a height of thirteen meters and a diameter of eighty-five. Newgrange was built a thousand years earlier than the Egyptian pyramids, made of clay, wood, stone and earth.

Its design is still extremely strong and durable, and best of all, completely waterproof. A mysterious feature of the mound is that at the winter solstice the sun’s rays penetrate through a small hole in the special aisle, lighting the floor of the main room of the tomb.

Stonehenge

The world’s most mysterious ancient structure is considered to be located in England, Stonehenge. This placed in a certain order stone slabs enveloped in a wide variety of legends.

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Ancient catacombs

Ancient catacombs

Catacombs, as a term, means from the Greek for erosion depression. These are the ancient underground cemeteries, which were mainly used for shelter in Rome. Many of the Christian and Jewish communities during the persecutions of the first and subsequent centuries was hidden here.

Christian catacombs have their origin, according to most experts, that of the second century. And until the mid-fifth century, their total volume was significantly expanded. The most important buildings of this kind, which were intended for burial in the Italian tradition, located on the outskirts of cities and towns. In funeral rites, which arose between the second and fourth centuries in Rome, there is a lot of interesting things. Originally, there were only burial, where Christians met in terms of funeral rites.

In times of persecution this chain of buildings only used in exceptional cases as a shelter. At that time there were in Rome above-ground cemeteries, which were probably widespread. They will be used in the future by Christians for several reasons. This attitude of Christians to the theme and philosophy of death created space problems, which largely influenced the development of culture in the catacombs. Using the surface of the cemeteries, the available space was soon exhausted, because the graves were used only once. The catacombs have solved this problem economically, Continue reading

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