The oldest building in the world
The pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara is the oldest surviving in the world architectural buildings. It was built prominent Egyptian architect and Supreme dignitary of Djoser by Imhotep around 2650…

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Gothic Europe - tour through the Gothic cathedrals of Europe
The Gothic style is meant to overwhelm and delight, so in this style of medieval artists, preferred to build Catholic churches. To this day these cathedrals continue to amaze people,…

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Monastery Chelter-Marmara

Cave monastery Chelter-Marmara is located 1.5 km North-West from village Ternovka in the cliff Chelter-Kaya. The hallmark of the monastery is a huge hall of columns, the stone arch supported by the 5 strong pillars. In the Eastern part of the grotto is the Church, it is distinctly noticeable is the basis for the throne with an indentation for the relics.
Many Christian churches arose in those places that Jesus was worshiped as sacred. One such structure can be considered the cave monastery Chelter-Marmara, which occurred simultaneously with the Shuldan (VIII century), but more significant in size. Chelter translated as “grill”, Marmara – the name of the medieval village, situated at the foot of the mountains. There are more than 50 caves located in four tiers: cells, refectory, household and utility rooms, 4 Church. In ancient times they were connected by wooden stairs, balconies, galleries, looked like openwork lattice. Continue reading

The lock function

Castles – buildings scattered all over the state of Aden. Owning a castle, the clan gets political and economic control over surrounding the castle area, including the ability to raise taxes in subordinate cities. Castle has similar functions and Hall of the Clan, however, the functions of the castle more. You can navigate both inside the castle and outside, using the Portal Keeper.

By default, the Lord has full control over the castle and operates it for himself alone, but through the window of the Privileges he is able to shift some functions to the players of his clan.

The Lord can change the tax in the slave shops of the city and to earn income from the Herald. Since the city of Aden is the capital of the eponymous state, its castle collects taxes not only from the Aden, but also with the cities of Gludio, Dion, Giran, Oren and Innadril. Rune, being the centre of the Kingdom of Elmore, collects taxes from suchart and Goddard.

The Lord of each castle also disposes of the manor, sells seeds to his site and buys the products grown from these seeds. Finally, the Lord has the exclusive right to climb into the sky riding on a giant dragon and take flight. Continue reading

Kachi-Kalyon

Kachi Kalion rock is situated on the spurs of the Inner ridge of the Crimean mountains, eight kilometres to the South of Bakhchisaray. Popular version of interpretation Kachi-Kalion – “cross ship” – with a known share of imagination on the cliff you can see the miraculous likeness of the Grand cross, formed by rock fractures.
Kachi Kalion rock is situated on the spurs of the Inner ridge of the Crimean mountains, eight kilometres to the South of Bakhchisaray. Reliable data on the origin of the name Kachi-Kalion yet. Popular version of interpretation as “cross ship” – with a known share of imagination on the cliff you can see the miraculous likeness of the Grand cross, formed by rock fractures. Like other Byzantine fortifications, the citadel has arisen in VI century the fortress Area of about 1.5 ha. In areas of gentle sloping can see the remains of a defensive wall made of hewn blocks and gate protected with a rectangular tower. Rock cuttings settlement are located in five natural grottoes and around them, there are about 150 different rooms, connected by terraces and staircases, wooden structures which, of course, did not survive. Continue reading