The ancient Aztec Architecture can still be seen today throughout Mexico. They mainly resided in Tenochtitlan, which is current day Mexico City, living there in the 1400’s and the early 1500’s. Almost all of the buildings were used for religious purposes. They built vast pyramid-like structures that were the holy centers
Islam is one of several of the great religions we know today. Following both Judaism and Christianity, the Islamic empire grew rapidly in a short period of time because of both the corruptness in the Christian empire and the ease in which one can practice it; pray and believe in Allah, and complete your hajj sometime in your life if possible. As
The Roman society, like any other, had its humble beginnings. The history of their architecture runs virtually in step with the history of their empire to an extent. As the Empire expanded so did the architecture, and as Romans became more magnificent their architecture followed. Roman architecture had its humble beginnings as a form of worship. T
Cathedrals are big churches. They are also perish churches. That means it is the local church. The church is so big because it is for the bishop. The bishop is like the owner of the cathedral and runs it. The church can be an administrative center. That is called the dioceses.
The church is also helpful to visitors. It is a spiritual cente
Architecture of the ancient Roman Empire is considered one of the most impressive of all time. The city of Rome once was home to more than one million residents in the early centuries AD. The Romans had a fine selection of building monuments in the city of Rome including the forums for civic services, temples of worship, and amphitheaters for rec
Renaissance and Reformation, caused many changes which defined the way in we look at many aspects of modern life. The rebirth of Art, Architecture, and Religion paved the way towards many major advances in the human race.
Renaissance, which comes from the French word “Rebirth” was a rebirth of the old Roman and Greek civilization, which beg
The almighty pyramids of Egypt have fascinated the world for centuries. The question that still remains uncertain is how they built these immense monuments and why? It is said that each one is a tomb, built by a pharaoh as their final resting place for their body. The pyramids were a supposed way to help a deceased pharaoh attain eternal life. It m
When most people mention Ancient Egypt the first thing that
comes to mind is the Pyramids. To construct such monuments required a
mastery of art, architecture and social organization that few cultures
would ever rival. The pyramids are said to have built Egypt by being
the force that knit together the kingdom’s eco
The Great Wall as we see today was mostly built during the Ming Dynasty. It starts from Shanhaiguan Pass in the east to Jiayuguan Pass in the west passing through the provinces of Liaoning, Hebei, Beijing, Tianjin, Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, Shaanxi and Gansu.
Even though the Great Wall was built over 2,000 years ago it is still on
Lancelot “Capability” Brown was born in a small village in Kirkharle, Northumberland in 1715. Young Lancelot was educated at Cambo School by Thomas Gastle, with a good general education. Lancelot had only remained in school till the age of 16, but he proved to work on equal terms with men who had received the highest education possible. He first
Native American architecture varies greatly from region to region throughout North America, and was influenced by factors such as climate, kind of community, and the natural environment. Whereas some buildings were designed and constructed for specified functions, others, such as Anasazi great houses, were massive multi-purpose structures. Becaus
The Egyptians believed that their kings were gods. Even after they had died, the
rulers continued to affect daily life through their supernatural powers. In his new life in
the underworld, the king would need everything he needed while alive, and he needed his
home to last for eternity.
While alive, Egyptian kings li
Stonewalls of New England are rich with history and archeologists are still trying to determine who may have built the first stonewalls or if our concept of when North America was first settled is wrong. Items of stone and metal lead archeologists to believe that the archaic period is when the Northern New England portio
From the breathtaking buildings of Ancient Greece to the modern day skyscrapers, it is easy to see that architecture has undergone many changes throughout the course of history. Though there are numerous styles of architecture, such as the Gothic, Romanesque, and Classical styles, the house that I have created is from todays modern style.
In Rome, before the founding of amphitheaters, gladiatorial combats and other entertainment were held in areas such as the Forum, the Circus Maximus, and other places. However, a politician named Curio came up with the idea of an amphitheater, which allowed better viewing from the stands. (Amphitheater.) Perhaps the greatest amphitheater of all
The Chinese Theatre is a one if a kind theatre. Most people can say they never seen anything like it before. Some people might even say it is the best theatre in Colorado.
The Mann Theatre built the Chinese Theatre, which then sold the theatre to the company called Colorado Cinema. The Mann Theatre had this idea that every theatre archite
The most important aesthetic and philosophical sty
The most important aesthetic and philosophical style was developed in the eighteenth century, yet this style did not reach its apex until the nineteenth. With Christian elements and strong moral the movement appealed to the newly wealthy middle classes. The notable increase in prosperity that accompanied the Industrial Revolution was largely base
The Pantheon is one of the finest and best preserved examples of ancient Roman
architecture. It stands in the center of Rome.
The Pantheon was constructed by Marcus Agrippa in 27 B.C. This building did
not include the rotunda in back. In A.D. 123 Hadrian built the rotunda, which was later
changed in design by Septi
The Washington Monument was built between 1848 and 1884 as a memorial to George Washington, first President of the United States. Washington Monument weighted over 90,854 tons. The Monument was 555 feet tall. The Monument was composed of white marble. The walls of the monument range in thickness from 15′ at the base to 18” at the upper shaft. Plan