The history of the Ancient world
The natural conditions of Ancient China. In Southeast Asia, cut off from the world by high mountains, lies the Great plain of China. In ancient times it was covered with…

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Antique ancient Rome
Ancient Rome is the eternal city, steeped in history, with dilapidated houses, cobbled streets, breathtaking Colosseum, with majestic temples in which hovers the spirit of Michelangelo and Raphael. Go through…

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Melitopol mystery dungeon

Our city is literally teeming with ancient tunnels, cellars and catacombs whose information is strictly classified. The presence of these underground structures provides food for many urban legends and spooky stories. Many of them actually are true…

Our city is literally teeming with ancient tunnels, cellars and catacombs whose information is strictly classified. The presence of these underground structures provides food for many urban legends and spooky stories. Many of them actually are true…

Museum secrets

The presence of various underground constructions (shelters, bunkers and underground tunnels) in Melitopol became a byword. For clarification on this topic “Our town” appealed to the employees of Museum of local lore.

In different times the Museum was approached by people asking for help to find information about underground tunnels, or the people who are interested in Melitopol dungeons. 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

Karaite kenasa

In Evpatoria is the unique sights — the temple of the Karaite kenasa. This is the only on the territory of Ukraine the current spiritual center of Crimean Karaites — the smallest nation on the planet.

The complex consists of a Large (the Cathedral) and the Small kenasa, which are three cozy small yard. It is believed that the passage on the vine-covered courtyard gives the time to bring thoughts in order and subdue the worldly thoughts before prayer. In the marble courtyard, you can read the poems with religious content, and the most elegant and spacious Yard waiting decorated with inscriptions that reflect important events in the life of the Karaites. Also on site is a soup kitchen and building religious schools. Continue reading