Architecture Rococo
Rococo, architecture rokokosaal (Rococo) style in art and architecture that originated in France during the Regency (1715-1723) and reached its climax during the reign of Louis XV, moved to other…

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Gothic cathedrals of France
The name "Gothic art" (from Italian. gotico — "Gothic", the name of a Germanic tribe is ready) emerged in the Renaissance. "Gothic" in those days meant "barbarian" in contrast to…

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Frombork

Frombork (Frombork) is a small city in Northern Poland, in the North-Western part of the Warmia and Mazury Voivodship, the County Braniewo located on the Vistula lagoon. The city consists of two parts — the town itself, located on the coastal lowlands, and the Cathedral ensemble, located on a hill. The Cathedral is surrounded by walls. The town originated as a fishing village, approximately in the fourth quarter of the XIII century. Until 1926 the Cathedral complex and the city were separate administrative units. Since its inception, the town was part of Prussia, the German state of the Crusader knights of the Teutonic order. In German, the town was called Frauenburg (it. Frauenburg) . Later, at the end of the XV century, after the signing of the second peace of thorn, the city went to Poland and got its current name. In the mid-fourteenth century settled here a Chapter of the Catholic Church that promoted development of various crafts – for serving the needs of the next settled clergy tailors, shoemakers, Smiths, bakers, jewelers, etc.

From the hill spreads a beautiful view of the Bay and the Vistula spit. The city is the center of water sports – sailing and ice-yacht. The town also attracts tourists to the international Festival of organ music. It is held every Sunday from late June to August. Now the population of the town is about three thousand people. And there are days when it is a third of uvelichivaetsya tourists. This is especially noticeable in the summer season from 15 may to 15 September, when between Kaliningrad, Krynica Frombork and open Sea shipping line. Continue reading

Cathedral of the Nativity of the blessed virgin Mary

The Cathedral of the Nativity of the blessed virgin Mary (formerly called “Starokupecheskaya of the Nativity of the blessed virgin Mary” Church) is one of ancient constructions of Nikolaev. It is located in the center of the historical part of Nikolaev (then “Policeman”) at the intersection of streets of lyagin (Christmas) and Potemkin (Merchant). In the NINETEENTH century it was the merchants ‘district, where there were warehouses and shops, and merchants’ mansions. The Church was built at the request of and with assistance of the Nikolaev merchants.

Original appearance Starokupecheskaya a single altar of the Church of the Nativity of the blessed virgin Mary. The EIGHTEENTH century
Rozhdestvenskaya street(now Potemkin).
Original appearance Starokupecheskaya a single altar of the Church of the Nativity of the blessed virgin Mary.  Continue reading

Funerary structures of the ancient Koban culture

With particular satisfaction I must note that a similar local versions of the local culture, almost along the same lines, were established V. I. Markovin for the culture of the earlier period — the middle bronze age, and V. A. Kuznetsov for later, already Alanic culture of the early middle ages. This is very significant for the clarification of our theme.

Indeed, if you look closely to the specifics of a number of categories of the ancient material culture of Cobán, in the bowels it can be the most tangible trace the origins of the late medieval culture of a number of peoples of North Caucasus and, primarily, the Ossetian people. Moreover, we can trace the stability of a number of ancient leading signs, in preserved material and spiritual culture of the Ossetians until recently.

Here a series of examples and facts. It has long been established that the most typical funerary structures of the ancient Koban culture was a rectangular tomb made of stone slabs — two-three long and two short. Continue reading

Architecture Rococo
Rococo, architecture rokokosaal (Rococo) style in art and architecture that originated in France during the Regency (1715-1723) and reached its climax during the reign of Louis XV, moved to other…

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What they are about dolmens?
Across the planet thousands of years ago were erected megalithic structures, which lead to the astonishment of all of us mere mortals, but also of modern scientists. The creation of…

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