ARMENIAN MONASTERY OF SURB-HA
The monastic complex Surb Khach – the national monument of Ukraine, is on the state books since 1963. Located in a wooded valley North-West slope of grytsia mountain (Holy cross,…

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Admiral St Volodymyr's Cathedral
The Cathedral laid on 15 July 1854 on the Central city hill. During the war, 1854-55 work were preostanovlena and continued only in 1858 the Cathedral was built in Byzantine…

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The monastery of St. Theodore Stratelates (Chelter-Koba)

Chelter-Koba is one of the cave monasteries of the Crimea, which is located in Bakhchisaray region, in the valley of Belbek river, at a distance of one kilometer from the village Bolshaya Sadovaya (Tash-Basta). Translated from the Crimean Tatar language the name of Chelter-Koba means Lattice-cave or Cave grill.

Chelter-Koba is one of the cave monasteries of the Crimea, which is located in Bakhchisaray region, in the valley of Belbek river, at a distance of one kilometer from the village Bolshaya Sadovaya (Tash-Basta). Translated from the Crimean Tatar language the name of Chelter-Koba means Lattice-cave or Cave grill (çilter — grill, netting;. qoba — cave). 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

Dolmens in the Crimea: the mysterious “Taurus boxes”

Dolmen s is one of the most well-known types of megalithic structures – usually associated with Western Europe. The word “dolmen”, meaning “stone table”, refers to the Celtic group of languages. Therefore, the dolmens in the Crimea often cause surprise among wide sections of the public. But the Crimean dolmens are interesting to scientists because they differ from most of European or Caucasian dolmens.

Dolmens in Crimea – these dolmens

Around the Crimean dolmens there is a lot of speculation. They occur usually among the enthusiasts, for whom the dolmens have some kind of mystical and esoteric meaning. In the first place can be found the assertion that the dolmens in Crimea allegedly “genuine” dolmens and mysterious modification of ancient buildings. For “true” same issue numerous dolmens the dolmens of the North Caucasus, with specific design features. The most well-known Caucasian dolmens, megalithic structures of four massive stone slabs. Three panels installed vertically, the fourth was placed on top, forming a unique cover. The remaining blank side of the laid stones, and in this wall were left round otvetstvennogo diameter. Continue reading