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Iron pillar of Delhi

Iron pillar of Delhi
The iron pillar of Delhi The Iron Pillar located in Delhi, India, is a 7 m (23 ft) column in the Qutb complex, notable for the rust-resistant composition of the metals used in its construction. The pillar has attracted the attention of archaeologists and metallurgists and has been called "a testament to the skill of ancient Indian blacksmiths" because of its high resistance to corrosion.[1] The corrosion resistance results from an even layer of crystalline iron hydrogen phosphate forming on the high phosphorus content iron, which serves to protect it from the effects of the local Delhi climate.[2] Description The Iron pillar stands within the courtyard of Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque Text and translation of the inscription in English at the site The height of the pillar, from the top of its capital to the bottom of its base, is 7.21 m (23.7 ft), 1.12 m (3 ft 8 in) of which is below ground. A fence was erected around the pillar in 1997 in response to damage caused by visitors. Original location R. Related:  Ancient CivilizationsIndia

Atlantis Found: Giant Sphinxes, Pyramids In Bermuda Triangle | Science and Technology - Nightly (Before It's News) (Editor’s Note: It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of the author of this story, Terrence Aym. Please visit his obituary here.) Join my Twitter feed | Like my Facebook page Perhaps eclipsing the discoveries of Troy and King Tut’s tomb is the discovery of Atlantis. Atlantis found in Bermuda Triangle Two scientists, Paul Weinzweig and Pauline Zalitzki, working off the coast of Cuba and using a robot submersible, have confirmed that a gigantic city exists at the bottom of the ocean. According to a report by arclein of Terra Forming Terra, Cuban Subsea Pyramid Complex, the evidence points to the city being simultaneously inundated with rising waters and the land sinking into the sea. The disaster may have occurred at the end of the last Ice Age. The Greek philosopher Plato wrote of lost Atlantis At the end of last Ice Age sea levels were nearly 400 feet lower than present day levels. ‘Atlantis The Lost Continent’ [Image: MGM Studios] Atlanticú.

Qutb complex Coordinates: The complex was added to by many subsequent rulers, including Firoz Shah Tughlaq and Ala ud din Khilji as well as the British.[7] Other structures in the complex are the Qutb Minar, the Quwwat ul-Islam Mosque, the Alai Gate, the Alai Minar, the Iron pillar, and the tombs of Iltutmish, Alauddin Khilji and Imam Zamin, surrounded by Jain temple ruins.[3] Today, the adjoining area spread over with a host of old monuments, including Balban's tomb, has been developed by Archeological Survey of India (ASI) as the Mehrauli Archaeological Park, and INTACH has restored some 40 monuments in the Park.[8] It is also the venue of the annual 'Qutub Festival', held in November–December, where artists, musicians and dancers perform over three days. The Qutb Minar complex, with 3.9 million visitors, was India's most visited monument in 2006, ahead of the Taj Mahal, which drew about 2.5 million visitors.[9] Alai Darwaza[edit] Qutb Minar[edit] Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque[edit] Iron pillar[edit]

10 Incredible Architectural Wonders of The Ancient World The science and art of designing and constructing buildings and other physical structures has been of man’s interest since his very beginning. Architectural works have cultural rooting and symbolize the thinking of the society. When we look at the constructions of old days, we see wonders built by men with no technology. These wonders built after dedicated efforts of decades stand as a symbol of admiration and amazement. I have listed out a few of them. 10. Coral Castle, Florida, America Source Source Source Source Source Source Coral Castle was designed and built by Edward Leedskalnin, a 5 Feet tall man, weighing 100 pounds and suffering from tuberculosis. 9. The Great Wall of China, China Source Source The Great Wall of China is the largest construction ever built by man. 8. Taj Mahal, Agra, India Source Taj Mahal described as “A tear drop on the cheek of time” by Rabindranath Tagore is a finest example of Turkish, Persian and Mughal architecture. 7. 6. Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt Source

Heracles of Greek Mythology Is None Other Than Krishna 2013-08-18 | Interesting stories Heracles of Greek Mythology Is None Other Than Krishna? It is said that Greek explorer Megasthenes took the tale of Lord Krishna from India to Greece, whom he called Heracles. Heracles' tales then became part of the Greek mythology, with appropriate modifications to fit into Greek environment. Lets figure out. Such was the aura of Lord Krishna that some westerners carried his stories to their countries and narrated to the locals. Megasthenes Referred Lord Krishna As Heracles In Indica There are evidences provided by Greek scholars, who came to India during and after Alexander's campaign. Megasthenes (300 BCE) journeyed across India and wrote what he saw and heard in his literary works 'Indica'. The incorrect names may be because the Greek, like other westerners, were not able to pronounce the Sanskrit words or Indian names correctly. Quintus Curtius Referred Lord Krishna as Heracles Greek scholar Seleucus Referred Lord Krishna as Heracles Why do We Fast?

Cuban underwater city - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Nightly Cuban underwater city refers to a site thought by some to be a submerged granite complex structures off the coast of the Guanahacabibes peninsula in the Pinar del Río Province of Cuba.[1][2][3] Sonar images interpreted as being symmetrical and geometric stone structures resembling an urban complex were first recorded in early 2001 covering an area of 2 square kilometres (200 ha) at depths of between 600 metres (2,000 ft) and 750 metres (2,460 ft).[1] The discovery was reported by Pauline Zalitzki, a marine engineer, and her husband Paul Weinzweig, owners of a Canadian company called Advanced Digital Communications,[4] working on an exploration and survey mission in conjunction with the Cuban government. The team returned to the site a second time with an underwater video robot that filmed sonar images interpreted as various pyramids and circular structures made out of massive, smooth blocks of stone that resembled hewn granite.

Serpent Column A part of one of the heads is today in the Istanbul Archaeology Museum The Serpent Column (Greek Τρικάρηνος Όφις (trans. Trikarenos Ophis), Turkish, Yılanlı Sütun) — also known as the Serpentine Column, Delphi Tripod or Plataean Tripod — is an ancient bronze column at the Hippodrome of Constantinople (known as Atmeydanı "Horse Square" in the Ottoman period) in what is now Istanbul, Turkey. History[edit] Provenance[edit] Battle of Plataea[edit] The invasion, a combined land and sea expedition, which began in 480 BC, fell under the command of the king himself Xerxes I and his brother-in-law and cousin Mardonius who was a close confidant of Xerxes' father Darius. The significance of the Battle of Plataea[edit] The Greek victories at Plataea and contemporaneous naval battle at Mycale, though they did not end the war, had the result that never again would the Persian Empire launch an attack on mainland Greece. In ancient writers[edit] Thucydides and Demosthenes[edit] Diodorus Siculus[edit]

Eshnunna Coordinates: 33°29′3″N 44°43′42″E / 33.48417°N 44.72833°E / 33.48417; 44.72833 Eshnunna (modern Tell Asmar in Diyala Province, Iraq) was an ancient Sumerian (and later Akkadian) city and city-state in central Mesopotamia. Although situated in the Diyala Valley north-east of Sumer proper, the city nonetheless belonged securely within the Sumerian cultural milieu. The tutelary deity of the city was Tishpak (Tišpak). History[edit] Occupied from the Jemdet Nasr period about 3000 BC, Eshnunna was a major city during the Early Dynastic period. After rising to prominence as an independent state in the early second millennium, during the time of Shamshi-Adad, Eshnunna was occupied by Elam, then conquered by Hammurabi of Babylon in the 38th year of his reign, and absorbed within the Old Babylonian Empire (sometimes called the First Babylonian Dynasty). Archaeology[edit] In the late 1990s, Iraqi archaeologists worked at Tell Asmar. Laws of Eshnunna[edit] Square Temple of Abu[edit] Notes[edit]

Свапна-Шастра – ведическая наука о снах Всем нам известно такое словосочетание, как «вещий сон». Ведь у большинства людей хоть раз в жизни был тот самый пророческий сон. К тому же, многие эзотерические учения утверждают, что сны – это особые послания подсознания, говорящего на своем языке символов. Ведические знания содержат большое количество ведомостей о снах. Помимо большого количества знаний о науке сна, в ведических писаниях содержится описание случаев вещих снов. Тем не менее, святые писания утверждают, что даже обыкновенные сны, те самые странные и нелепые могут быть предвестниками будущих событий. Интерпретируя сны, следует помнить, что результаты некоторых снов могут проявиться в течении дней, месяцев или даже годов. Вот почему только очень благочестивые люди могут видеть пророческие сны. Исходя из всего вышесказанного, все сны можно условно разделить на 3 категории: 1) Сны-отражения дневной активности ума – это самая распространенная разновидность снов. 2) Сны-предупреждения о будущих событиях.

Underwater Pyramid Structures Found Near Western Cuba - Nightly September 29, 2012 - Pyramids under the waters of Cuba were discovered by two scientists Paul Weinzweig and Pauline Zalitzki. They found the ruins of ancient buildings for about a mile below the sea and considered them to be Atlantis. Paulina found elsewhere in Cuba ancient descriptions and symbols that was identical to those on the waterfront structures below. The two scientists used submarines to found tremendous pyramid structures (that remainds giza in Egypt), built of stones weighing hundreds of tons. They found sphinxes, stones that arranged like Stonehenge, and a written language engraved on the stones. Why it was not discovered before? The U.S. government discovered the alleged place during the Cuban missile crisis in the sixties, Nuclear submarines cruising in the Gulf (in deep sea) met pyramid structures.