The book describes 100 great treasures existed (and existing) in the history of mankind.
It is a plain text file on the 458 pages in the archive RAR.
The history of mankind is so amazing and diverse that
each of its attraction shakes our consciousness. Any
precious object has a very interesting fate, sometimes mysterious and enigmatic. The history of each item, its "life" in different circumstances, its historical and artistic value can tell a lot about the culture of the country where this thing
I created. And also about the culture of those countries with which its fate
It was linked to this.
Relentless time leaves behind, in the past, not only
historical events and phenomena, but also man-made history of mankind - the objects and things. Slipped into oblivion entire civilizations, many still hidden in the ground lost cities buried temples, forts disappeared. Under the sands of the desert
sleeping Buddhist monasteries and the ruins of Zoroastrian "towers
silence ", stone altars unknown tribes and ceramics
Olbia, gold and bronze Sogdiana and more. In recent
several decades of archaeological excavations that opened the
Sandy curtains and modern humanity was happy
accomplice disclosure ancient thrilling mysteries.
This book - not the first on this subject, and it is not about the brave
heroes who, having passed through many difficult trials and
the most incredible adventure, reach the goal. This is a story
Treasure themselves, which could make its "Red kniҐU" like the one which recorded the rare plants and animals. We share the view that the treasures and valuable treasures before
just not with gold, silver and emeralds and their huge historical significance, which is not comparable to the sums of money,
no matter how fabulous they are. The largest museums of the world
rightly proud of the masterpieces of ancient masters.
The excavation of ancient burial mounds and a treasure hunt are not carried away
Only scholars devote themselves to science, but also
Random people often greedy this passion and monarchs were exposed to the monks, princes and beggars, shrewd businessmen and
Precious stones have been known to mankind for millennia, but still they continue to fascinate and its beauty and its unusual properties. The history of many
gems goes back to antiquity, it is not surprising,
that of precious stones were composed poetic tales and legends.
The man hid his (and often not their) wealth and heirlooms
on uninhabited islands and deep forests, high mountains and
deep underground, luxurious palaces and dilapidated hovels, in a specially arranged hiding places and accidentally caught at hand
Therefore, looking for treasures chairs everywhere: the gold of the Incas - in the mountains
Ecuador, pirate treasure - at the bottom of the seas and oceans, shrines
ancient Jews - on the shores of the Dead Sea, Gold Knights Templar -
in the old knight's castle.
For example, the scientists is precious scarab beetle, which in ancient Egypt, was worshiped as a deity; but sheathed dagger, covered with embossed patterns on thin threads
Greek myths of Hercules, or bronze plaques with the harness
warhorse ... coins, figurines, jewelry and other creations
human hands can shed light on the darkened page
stories, answer many questions or, on the contrary, make a
researchers new riddles and then begins a new search.
We wanted to create a book about treasures and sacred relics, which were created at different times on different continents, different peoples, because many works of art - the greatest rarity, there is nowhere else like it.