Monuments of town planning Ukrainian SSR
 Over a narrow wooden pews were placed choirs, the entrance to which was from the top deck of the slope of the mountain. During the invasion of Batu Khan, the…

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Ancient underground structures
DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE METRO a survey on the construction of the underground railroad in Moscow appeared at city Council repeatedly: in 1902, was considered the project of engineer…

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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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At the intersection of legends and superstitions which
At the intersection of legends and stories. The ancient village of Golshany is still one of the most mysterious places in Belarus The village of Golshany is rightly called the…

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Mysterious spider tower
Mysterious spider tower had baffled even scientists Surveying the trees in the forests of the Amazon, the graduate student found three others of similar design and reflected on their photos.…

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