In the beautiful valley of the Nile, surrounded by desert, was born one of the greatest civilizations of mankind that have made significant contributions to the culture and architecture of the ancient world. For the period V Millennium BC — IV century ad, the Egyptians have created many magnificent buildings, architectural structures and sculptures, which at present are specimens of superior craftsmanship. What was the building material of the ancient Egyptians? What technologies are allowed to exist Egyptian structures thousands of years?
In the architecture of Ancient Egypt decided to allocate several periods
In a monumental construction of the main building material of the ancient Egyptians was stone – rocks of Sandstone, granite, limestone, basalt, porphyry, etc. Huge buildings were to be eternal homes for the dead and the gods, to inspire awe and awareness of the power of the lords. Continue reading
A unique place of Phiolent is St. George monastery. It was founded in 891 by Greek sailors. They caught in a storm, suffered shipwreck, and, seeing their inevitable death, began to call on the help of the Holy great Martyr George. The Saint heard their desperate cry, appeared on a big cliff near the shore and immediately calmed the storm.
The most unique place of Phiolent is St. George monastery. the monastery was founded in 891 by Greek sailors. They caught in a storm, suffered shipwreck, and, seeing their inevitable death, began to call on the help of the Holy great Martyr George. The Saint heard their desperate cry, appeared on a big cliff near the shore and immediately calmed the storm. When the saved sailors climbed up the cliff, on its top they found an icon of St. George, took it to the shore and rocky cliff made a cave Church. The most righteous of them settled near it and became hermits. Continue reading
Terr. Kyrgyzstan whoget in the composition of the Ural-Mongolian folded geosynclinal belt, the structure to which isolated the base of the ancient pre-Mesozoic and Mesozoic-Cenozoic cover. In pre-Mesozoic structure of the territory of Kyrgyzstan is divided into 4 major structural regions: North, Middle and South Tien Shan and the Northern Pamir. Each of these areas consists of ancient uplifts and depressions, stratigraphic zones and sub-zones, separated from each other long-lived deep faults in the earth’s crust.
Northern Tien-Shan. Combines the ranges of Saili – ski Ala too, Kungey Ala-too, Kyrgyz, Terskey-Alatau, Jumgalski, Suusamyr, partially Talas Ala-too and Sekelsky. In the history of this area is allocated 7 tectonic. cycles. The main and final cycle — the Caledonian occurring during the early Paleozoic. The Caledonian structure in the field are Munkasci, Issyk-Kul and Talas-Kuratowski ancient arrays and separating them Kemin, Teskey-Kyrgyzskaya and Kara-Balta folded zones and systems zones. Continue reading