The ancient city
Corinth is on the narrow isthmus connecting the Saronic and Corinthian gulfs, that is, the city was the port of two seas, and through him was all the trade between…

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Creating a microclimate in underground structures
  Introduction Building of buildings and constructions under the ground has its own characteristics, the complexity increases when the object is built in the conditions of permafrost. This is due…

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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.

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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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Near Gelendzhik found the ancient city
The black sea still holds many secrets that can surprise historians and scientists. Another proof is the new discovery of underwater archaeologists. Not far from Gelendzhik lighthouse and Cape thick…

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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…

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