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  • Inner Structure Of The Temple Of Kukulk
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    Pieces to the Puzzle: How the Castillo and Mother Church Work UrbanisticallyPieces to the Puzzle: How the Castillo and Mother Church Work Urbanist ically The role of the city is to be the center of economic, political, and cultural movement. Cities have a dense population compared to the area, so careful planning must go into its development. In the U.S. alone, 55% of the population lives in cities with more than 1,000,000 people, 78% in cities with more than 100,000, and less that 3% live in ag...
  • El Castillo In Every Mayan City
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    Mayan Architecture & The City of TulumOutlineI. Intro II. The Mayan Civilization. Mayan Time Periods. Mayan Territory. Mayan Accomplishments D. Mayan Collapse. Mayan Architecture. Intro. Tulum (Case Study) 1. Tulum's History 2. Tulum's Influences and Styles 3. Tulum's Design. Site 1. Economy 2. Social Class Orientation 3. Defenses b. Buildings 1. El Castillo 2. Temple of Frescos 3. Temple of the Wind 4. Temple of the Descending God 5. Temple of the Initial Series 6. House of the Haiach UinicIV. ...
  • Centre Of Greek Cities
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    "What gave rise to urbanization in the Mediterranean region?" What is urbanization? To 'urbanize' is to 'make (a rural area) more industrialized and urban', urban meaning 'of or living in a city or town'. Marja C.V. Vine argues that "The word urbanization was used for the first time in Spain a little more than one hundred years ago" to show the "quantitative and qualitative growth if cities". The degree of urbanization is quite different when comparing towns or cities of antiquity to the modern ...
  • City In Their Worship Of Artemis
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    In ancient antiquity, Ephesus was a very diverse and prosperous city. City life and the workplace were always booming. Education was always at an all-time high. Out of Ephesus came great philosophers, architects, painters, musicians and doctors. Ephesus was known as being a center for education, social matters, and religion. The Ephesians attributed all of this to one being, as shown by this quote: In such prosperous times, it was not difficult for its citizens to maintain that it was the Great ...
  • Shelter For The Cult Statue Of Athena
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    The Parthenon is known as the masterpiece of Greek architecture. The Parthenon is the most important and characteristic monument of the ancient Greek civilization and still remains its international symbol. The name of the temple comes from the Greek word parthenos, or virgin; that is, the goddess Athena. It was dedicated to Athena, the patron goddess of Athens. The temple stands on a hill called the "Acropolis" which overlooks the city. The Parthenon was the first building to be constructed on ...
  • Gilgamesh And Aeneas Walls
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    Bricks and Mortar And so they traveled until they reached Uruk. There Gilgamesh the king said to the boatman: "Study the brickwork, study the fortification; climb the great ancient staircase to the terrace; study how it is made; from the terrace see the planted and fallow fields, the ponds and orchards. One league is the inner city, another league is orchards; still another the fields beyond; over there is the precinct of the temple. Three leagues and the temple precinct of Ishtar measure Uruk, ...
  • End Of The Sumerian City States
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    What was once the flat lower valley of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers was transformed by the Sumerians into the Fertile Crescent of the ancient world. (Kleiner 18) The Sumerian art was one of great power and originality, and influenced all of the cultures of western Asia. (Infoplease 1) Sumerian art was primarily made of clay, because it was their most abundant material. It's responsible for their style of baked-mud building, and their fine-textured pottery. Other materials had to be imported. ...
  • Temple Of Angkor Wat
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    Angkor Wat is known as the largest religion monument and is also one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is a huge vanity of Cambodia and the Cambodian people. The temple of Angkor Wat, which was dedicated to the Hindu God Vishnu by King Surya varman II, was built from 879-1191 AD, when Cambodia was a monarch city. Angkor Wat signifies one of humanity's most astounding architectural achievements. Angkor Wat is undeniably an Asian Genius topic because this is one of the tremendous achievements ...
  • Angkor Wat Temple
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    There are many places in the world that one can go. However, only some of these places can be considered wonders of the universe. If one is curious to learn about an interesting place, full of historical substance, they should visit the Angkor Wat site in Cambodia. The Angkor Wat is thought by many as one of the greatest wonders of the world because of its history, architecture, and mysteries & legends. The Angkor Wat was built around 1115 A.D. in Cambodia. It took between 30 and 40 years to com...

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