Megalithic structures. Malta
Clay and metal items, found in the upper layers of the dungeons Hal o Saflieni, belong to the bronze age. Terracotta statuette of Hal o Saflieni Standard plan megalithic temple…

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Underground structure of the Colosseum
When tourists come to see the Colosseum, they see primarily, a large number of walls of underground structures, archaeologists dug in the early nineteenth century (the ancient masonry began to…

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The megalithic temples of Malta: the oldest megaliths in history

Fast forward to the Maltese archipelago. One of the favorite places for tourists has long been considered a place of historic significance. Here are some of the most ancient mysterious megalithic structures of mankind – the megalithic temples of Malta and Gozo.

Amazing the age of the buildings

The true history of the local ancient inhabitants currently unknown. It is impossible to say who exactly they were, what purpose did it travel to the Islands, but the construction of these skilled craftsmen are still standing today.

Scientists believe that the origins of the civilization of the Maltese builders takes about 7000 years ago. For the most part it was a Neolithic culture – all the buildings made of stone. But about total isolation of the residents say no, it is believed that they had developed trade relations with the European part, in particular with Italy. Continue reading

Wawel castle

Wawel castle (Zamek Królewski na Wawelu), there is evidence that for many centuries Krakow was the center of the Polish state. Today visit the ancient Royal residence – a fascinating journey into the depths of Polish history, in times both of prosperity and of decline.

The Royal castle is located on Wawel Hill (Wzgórzu Wawelskim) is a limestone hill which rises on the left Bank of the Vistula, in the heart of Krakow. From the VII century in the vicinity of the Wawel began to settle Slavs, and during the reign of the first historical rulers of Poland from the Piast dynasty (Piastów), here was one of the main residences of the monarchs. This Royal residence Wawel castle was only at the beginning of the fourteenth century, immediately after his coronation and settlement on the Wawel Vladislav Łokietka (Łokietka).

On the mountain, then a Cathedral was built in the Gothic style, and the place of wooden and earthen ramparts, built thick walls, and the castle became even more upset. The heyday of the castle occurred in the reign of the jagiellonians (Jagiellonów), especially the last Scion of Sigismund III Old (Zygmunta Starego III) and Sigismund Augustus (Zygmunta Augusta). Captured by the development of the Renaissance in Western Europe, the kings sought to put his residence this modern look. Brought from Italy to Krakow Franciszek masters and Bartolomeo Berecci, altered Gothic building in a beautiful Palace in the Renaissance style with a spacious, arcade courtyard,which gave a representative view of the whole building. Continue reading

The secret of happiness has long been known.

For someone who wants to find happiness and to be free from all suffering and anxiety, the ancient teachings of the Vedas reveals the original knowledge of the harmonious life.

It is hardly possible to find a phenomenon that causes so much interest, generating as many conjectures and hypotheses as the pyramids. For several centuries the best archaeologists and Egyptologists try to explain this phenomenon. We offer not a typical historical analysis and sociological assessment. We will not try to summarize the numerous studies conducted in this field by competent scientists. We want to introduce you to another trend in the study of these ancient monuments and to talk about the spiritual purpose of the pyramids.

Interesting and amazing facts

Of great interest is the origin of the word “pyramid”. There is evidence that in Ancient Greece were a popular sweet cakes of rice flour of some form, and some believe that their names and the word “pyramid”. However, the most logical seems to be the origin of the term from the Greek roots “pyro”, meaning fire, and “mazos”, meaning the middle, bearing in mind that the ancient Greeks during visits to Kemet (Egypt) could see fire ceremonies that took place inside the pyramids. Continue reading