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Sword of Monomakh

MonomakhMany have heard the famous nick name Vladimir- Monomakh, but few people know why it was called the prince.

In 1043 his grandfather Yaroslav the Wise sent his son Vladimir in the military campaign againstĀ Byzantium. Russian boats came to Constantinople, where they were met by a fleet of Byzantine Emperor Constantine Monomakh. Boil battle. Armed kamnemetnymi machines and Greek fire ships Byzantines began to restrict the Ruthenians. And if the past and had a chance to take revenge, it is only as long as the sea has not burst storm. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on July 29, 2014 in Historical, Mysterious

 

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Strange sword Hrabovo

swordPoland town of Hrabovo that only a few kilometers from the city of Kielce. Here, in the early 21st century. during the mining of limestone workers discovered a mysterious metallic object.

When the discovery carefully cleaned and inspected from the ground, it became clear that this well-preserved iron sword. He was produced in about 400 BC A great weapon, a rare find.

But archaeologists interested in the least the age of the blade. More problems caused the mysterious iron ornament on the handle of the sword. Strange notches, lines, circles, ovals. It is very unusual inlay.
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The Sword and the Cup

SwordThe archetypes of the sword and the cup I would destroy a prejudice that permeates our knowledge and imposition of thought is to say that man throughout history has always saw himself and his environment in the same way.
The rationalist might object that the sense organs have always been the same, so that perception and how to position itself as the world has always been, broadly the same.
Unfortunately it did not took into consideration the fact that perception is based on conscience and that it therefore depends on the latter.
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Posted by on May 6, 2012 in Historical

 

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