The development of Chinese architecture found its expression in the construction of palaces, monasteries, and temples. The materials except the stone were wood, bamboo, cane, clay and terracotta, earthenware, porcelain.
The coming to power of the first Emperor of the Han dynasty (206 BC-220 ad) were of great importance not only for the unification of a vast Empire, the boundaries of which have since not changed, but also for the development of Chinese culture, which became the basis of the Chinese worldview until the present time.
In the works of art displayed glorious moments of past history, exalted virtues, condemn vices. At the same time the creators of works of art often draw their inspiration from nature.
The era of the Han (III century BC — III century ad) is famous for its funerary complexes, which led to the “road spirits”, framed by statues of mythological animals. Underground burial, decorated with reliefs and paintings, it was also observed superstructure, inside which were decorated with flat reliefs. If in General for the development of art tends to abstraction from reality, in the Han dynasty, special attention is focused on the image of the surrounding reality. Continue reading
CYCLOPEAN constructions of large hewn stone blocks without binder solution; the ancient Greeks attributed it to Cyclops (cyclopam). For the most part belong to the bronze age, known in the Mediterranean, the Caucasus, Crimea, etc … Great Encyclopedic dictionary
cyclopean constructions of large hewn stone blocks without binder solution; the ancient Greeks attributed it to Cyclops (cyclopam). For the most part belong to the bronze age, known in the Mediterranean, the Caucasus, the Crimea, etc. * * * CYCLOPEAN BUILDINGS … Encyclopedic dictionary
cyclopean structures — cyclopean construction is built of large stone blocks without binder solution, got its name in ancient Greece, where their erection was ascribed to the Cyclopes … Dictionary many expressions
Cyclopean buildings — cyclopenta structures, built from huge stone blocks without any binding mortar (cement, lime, etc.). The name given by the ancient Greeks similar to the buildings of the Aegean culture (Cm. Aegean culture), because they have been attributed… … the Great Soviet encyclopedia Continue reading
The control instrumentation workers for 2.5 years methodically working on the project “Ural dolmens” . leaving the area, “spreading” forests, swamps, and inaccessible corners of our region. This is not an easy job for real travelers and researchers, not those that the trips associated with the kebabs.
And the results of nezamedlila “to appear” – we found more than 100 dolmens, and “moved” to the second hundred. Creates a unique map of the location of these unique structures. Work in full swing, but we will have to do a lot more. Often heard remarks about the ineffectiveness and inappropriateness of our research. We decided to convince the “weak-willed”. The proposed scientific publication on the results (intermediate) on the expedition “the Ural dolmens” .
MEGALITHIC TRADITION IN THE URALS AND THE PROBLEM OF PYSHMINSKY DOLMENS
In recent years, historians of information was published about the Ural dolmens, located to the North of the city Pyshma, Sverdlovsk region. The initiator of these searches was AA Cheerful. Subsequently this work was expanded V. G. Nepomnyaschiy. They suggested that these are ancient monuments close to Caucasian European constructions of this type. Continue reading