ART OF SOUTHEAST ASIA: THE KHMER EMPIRE — ArS Artistic Adventure of Mankind

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The powerful and rich Hindu civilization of the Gupta era couldn’t extend its influence to the West because it stumbled upon the barrier of Iran that was experiencing its peak period under the militarized state of the Sassanids. Sassanid Iran acted as a wall that forced the Indian trade to take the sea route of […]

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5 Oldest Temples In The World — From The Darkness Into The Light

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5 Oldest Temples in the World Temples offer very deep insight into cultures. Dating back thousands of years, temples are a must for travelers who are fascinated by history. The further back we go, the more we can begin to understand the origins of human civilization. And even today, with new religions popping up, houses […]

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ART OF MEDIEVAL INDIA – The temples with pyramidal roof — ArS Artistic Adventure of Mankind

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Parallel to the temples with shikhara and the architectural types developed in the North of India in the South a series of temples with pyramidal roof were developed during the same period whose process of evolution is analogous to that of the temples with a curvilinear roof but which presented even more numerous variants. We must […]

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Ancient Temples: Gods in the Cloud — Sandeep Bhalla’s Blog

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Ancient Religious Temples of Gods in India. Ancient Temples in India: While Civilization of India archaeologically dates back to 4000 BC, there is nothing functional from that date. This prompted me to search for functional ancient temples in India. Most of the temples are also a tourist attraction and most are in the cloud through its web sites. The curiosity has […]

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ART OF MEDIEVAL INDIA – The Temples with Curvilinear Roof — ArS Artistic Adventure of Mankind

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The temples with curvilinear roof (shikhara) appeared towards the 8th century (e.g. the brick sanctuary of Lakshmana in Sarpur (Rajasthan), and the temples of Papanatha and Jambulinga). From the beginning of the ninth century, the use of these curvilinear roofs extended to the northern kingdoms, where its use was perpetuated until the contemporary era, at […]

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Forsaken by their Gods, Four Ruins of the Oldest Temples in the World — Chauvet unlocked

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On Orkney, the archipelago of the north coast of Scotland, ancient temple sites such as the Ness of Brodgar and Barnhouse Settlement, stone circles like Ring of Brodgar and Standing Stones of Stennes, were built between 3200 BC and 2500 BC. Read more Section: News History Source: origins

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