A halo of mysteries attracts the earth Fiolent. Unusual scenery and weather, ancient monuments, testimonies of UFO sightings and other anomalous phenomena.
Among the various phenomena related to the antiquity of special note is the subject of strange archaeological objects – the so-called “stone circles” near Cape Fiolent. Each such circle, and there are only 7, is a ring, built of blocks of local limestone on a level surface. Outer diameter of rings is about 3 meters, internal (that is, the space enclosed by a ring) is in the range of 1.5-2 meters. The blocks that composed the rings are different sizes and thicknesses of about 30-50 cm, Their surface is smooth, and the stone blocks bear the traces of processing.
The ring itself relative to the current surface a little depth into the soil is approximately 20-30 cm. It is also evident that the stone blocks have a slight slope to the inside. The impression is that surviving the bottom row of circles is just the base viewscasa here once buildings.
The Chairman of the “Society of Saint Theodore Gavras” Andrey Vasilyev about one of the “mysterious circles Fiolent” Continue reading
Mankind has always sought to preserve its history and leave at least part of it to their descendants. Therefore, any vintage discovery greatly stirred the minds and hearts of common people and scientists.
1. The oldest book in Europe
The oldest book in Europe in solid leather cover in red, also perfectly preserved, is the gospel of Saint Cuthbert (also known as the gospel Stonyhurst), which was written in Latin in the seventh century. Its fully digitized version is now available on the Internet. The book is a copy of the gospel of John, and it was put into the coffin of Saint Cuthbert more than 1300 years ago. When the Vikings began raiding the northeast coast of England, the monastic community left the island of Lindisfarne, taking with them the coffin and the book, and settled in Durham. The coffin was opened in 1104 and the gospel a long time passed from hand to hand until it came to the Jesuits. Continue reading
The Gothic quarter is the cradle of Barcelona, tells us the story of the city.
The Gothic quarter is the heart of Barcelona, representing its historical and architectural value. Here, on an ancient mound surrounded by marshes, which still holds archaeological finds, was built the Roman city of Barcino. This area is full of beautiful squares. narrow pedestrian streets, which are so fond of strolling tourists.
The Gothic quarter is the heart of Barcelona, representing its historical and architectural value. Here, on an ancient mound surrounded by marshes, which still holds archaeological finds, was built the Roman city of Barcino. This area is full of narrow pedestrian streets, which are so fond of strolling tourists.
Why to choose this area to live
The area is located on the right side of the Rambla, and is the site of the old town stretching to the sea. It’s a real labyrinth made of narrow streets . which will take you on a journey through history, among the ruins of ancient walls and beautiful Gothic churches. Continue reading