Shipwreck A poem by: Luís Vaz de Camões in 1598 Como quando do mar tempestuoso o marinheiro, lasso e trabalhado, d’um naufrágio cruel já salvo a nado, só ouvir falar nele o faz medroso; e jura que em que veja bonançoso o violento mar, e sossegado não entre nele mais, mas vai, forçado pelo muito … More Mirror Reflections – Portugal & Russia
Deep in the heart of Turkmenistan the ancient fortress town of Gonur-Tepe has been rising out of the Kara Kum desert revealing itself to the world through excavations that have taken place for years. The first of these excavations started taking place in the late 1970’s by Soviet Archaeologist Viktor Sarianidi These finding were mostly … More Before Babylon – Gonur-Tepe Mysterious City in Turkmenistan
In the Altai Republic on it’s disputed border China a grave site was found which held the Siberian Maiden. This was the area of a once flourishing culture and because of its location it benefited from the many trade routes and caravans of merchants passing through the Altay Mountains. The burial happened sometime between the … More Ancient Priestess, Warrior Chief of Siberia?
Caucasus Dolmens: The Caucasian dolmens represent a unique type of prehistoric architecture, built with precisely dressed large stone blocks. The stones were, shaped into 90-degree angles, to be used as corners or were curved to make a circle. The monuments date between the end of the 4th millennium and the beginning of the … More Mysterious Caucasus Dolmens
Deep in the Caucasus mountains a warrior‘s grave was opened which gave a glimpse into the past to a time when the Greek culture was at its height. Though these were not Greeks, but a group of peoples whose culture was just as rich in which these treasures were found. While the people were clearly … More Found 2000 year old “Warrior’s Grave”, Deep in Caucasus Mountains, Yields Ancient Treasures
Por-Bazhyn is an ancient fortress situated on one of the islands of Tere-Khol lake. “Por-Bazhyn” means “a clay house”. It occupies a territory of 4 hectares. The fortress’s length is 211 meters, the width is 158 meters. Its destroyed walls reach the height of 8 meters. There is a hole in the middle of the … More Ancient Roman Fortress or Buddhist Temple in the Middle of Siberia?
This is the Museum for the Ancient City of Bolgar,
This is the ancient city of Bolgar, which lies within the Tatarstan Republic.
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