1. Athens (Greece) date of establishment: 4 — 5 thousand BC the birthplace of classical Greece and Western civilization, Athens is saturated with sights and monuments reminding the visitors about the town’s past. People lived here already in 11-7 BC however, the first written records date back to 1400 B. C. among the most popular attractions are the Acropolis with its marble temples dedicated to the goddess of Athens. Roman ruins of the city are also one of tourist attractions like old Royal Palace in Syntagma square, and many historic lanes, shops and restaurants.
2. Argos (Greece) date of establishment: 5000 BC Due to its favourable geographic location on the fertile plain, the city is mostly agriculture so far. However Argos is also a popular destination for tourists who love history, who come for the sake of studying a large number of ancient monuments. The most famous landmark of Argos — the temple of Hera.
3. Plovdiv (Bulgaria) date of establishment: 3-4 Millennium BC The earliest evidence of settlement in the area date back to 6 thousand BC Today Plovdiv is the second largest city of Bulgaria. Situated on a large plain between two mountain ranges, the city hides traces of its long history. The Romans as well as Ottoman Empire once ruled the city, leaving Sabanagrande architectural wonders, including the great mosque in the center of Plovdiv. Roman amphitheatre found in the heart of the city only in the 1970-ies, and to this day the monument is a must for any visitor. Continue reading
In 1927 archaeologists engaged in excavations of an ancient Maya temple in North America, found something unusual – a human skull made of crystal. Experts say that to make such a miracle possible only with application of modern hi-tech equipment. The wizard also would have to spend to work over 7 million hours of time! In addition, the skull is perfectly thought-out optical system – if you turn the product in at a certain angle, it will glow from the inside.
Finding a crystal called “Skull of Doom”, because amazing beauty product was in the truest sense of the word murderous. All of whom have had to hold him in my arms, suddenly and mysteriously deprived of life. It is believed that the skull of “punishing” people for what they were trespassing on secrets of the Maya temple.
Another skull is kept in the British Museum from the XVIII century. It has the same options as the “Skull of Doom”, but its structure is more primitive. Both findings largely resemble the skull of a woman. Experts with the help of modern computer technology could simulate the image of ladies, possessing such skulls, however, is still unclear, for what purpose were created such treasures. Some scientists believe that the crystal skulls are sacred objects that are “saved” in a memory of the generations and meant descendants. Some believe that the crystal skull was left after Atlantis. Continue reading
And again forbidden archeology reveals new findings that do not answer the questions whether the giants. and create new ones. There Was A Cyclops?
USA, Texas, while vacationing at a resort a big Band-Country-two young paleontologist, Victor Pacheco and Martin fried decided to study the little-known caves. Imagine their surprise when in one of them they came across a 2.5 metre high remains of strange and amazing creatures, whose weight exceeded 300 pounds. But what is most striking the skull with one eye socket in the middle of the forehead incredibly accurately resembled the mythical creature. Age remains about 10 thousand years. This surprised and shocked many scientists from around the world. Kudos to the authors of this finding did not come immediately and they had to regret that unfortunate finding, because the first message was received in the academic world as an evil joke. Only after a thorough examination they came to fame and notoriety. Yes it is indeed a Cyclops. Surprisingly, as could be in America, the character from Greek myth.
It is easier to assume that Cyclops existed on other continents. The ancient Greek historian and poet Homer, described them as evil giants, engaged in raising animals and living in caves.
But back to the myths: if you really had a Cyclops, it can be assumed that droogiesteve not so fantastic. The answer was not long in coming. Continue reading