Everything was done just in the old days. If someone had a lot of money, he just put them in a jar, bury it under the fence, said: “I Have money in the Bank”, and no longer worried.
Lewis Carroll (Charles Dodgson Lutwidge)
Bank (from Italian. banco — a bench, a bench, a table, on which laid out the money changers coins). Today, under the Bank, as a rule, understand the financial institutions that control and manage financial assets, various securities (shares and bonds ), precious metals (silver. gold, etc.) and real estate .
The first banks of the world were born from organizations that had carried on business and had a solid level of cash and customers, through which they began to lead the accounts payable activities and thus to remove the interest income.
Later in the expansion and completely new types of operations, which also began to provide a profit banks.
With the growth of the profitability of such financial institutions began to demand with “daredevils”, and Bank robberies became a problem for the police. Continue reading
Cathedral of Burgos is located in the centre of the Spanish city of Burgos. Located in the North of the country, founded in the 9th century to protect from the Moors, this city is not as popular with tourists as Barcelona Review: the Sights of Barcelona (Spain) – the City that always smiles! or Madrid – Review: Tour of Madrid (Spain) – the City of a huge number of areas and diverse attractions. However, despite the fact that Burgos is a relatively small city, the former capital of Castile, and now the town and municipality of Spain can offer you a decent sightseeing.
At me in Burgos most impressed by the Cathedral, so that’s what I want to tell. In my opinion, the Cathedral of Burgos is one of the largest Gothic churches and fascinating, and I would say not only in Spain but throughout Europe. Looking at his majestic build, I’m sure you will agree with me!
The construction of this amazing Cathedral began in the 13th century according to prikazovanja king Ferdinando III. The Cathedral was erected instead of a Roman Basilica, he was to become the main Church of the whole Kingdom of Castille, as I mentioned, the city of Burgos was once the capital of Castile. When was lighted the altar of the Cathedral in 1260, the construction work of this temple were suspended for almost 200 years. Final date of completion of the Cathedral is considered 1567 – then built the spire, which rises above the main ceiling of this magnificent Church. Continue reading