Essays Tagged: "ancient architecture"

The Forbidden City

of 24 emperors of the Ming and the Qing Dynasty. It is also now the largest and the best preserved ancient architecture in China. The Forbidden City is located in the center of Beijing, and it is a r ... te of Divine Military Genius.According to the description, the Forbidden City is not only a Chinese ancient architecture but also shows Chinese ancient architectural style.

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

In The 19th Century Which Style Best Represented B

tyle best represented Britain- the gothic or the classical During the 18th century the knowledge of ancient architecture widened and deepened. 17th century travelers had brought back accounts of Egypt ... lding holding the treasures of our nation. Its classic Portico it is reminiscent of the pantheon in ancient Rome. It is a temple-like storehouse representing the death of art. Sir Robert Smirk also bu ...

(6 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Ancient Thera, Sanorini - What does the physical evidence available today reveal about the Theran economy and beliefs (e.g wall frescoes, pottery, architecture, religious symbols).

Thira is the main island of Santorini, the location of an ancient city. Excavation carried out in 1896 by Baron Hiller indicated that there was some kind of s ... ement dating back as early as the 9th century BC. However back then little else was known.After the ancient architecture was excavated more recently, the archeologists discovered more clues to this lo ... to maintain their livelihood this society had to turn to plastic as their medium.The rooms of this ancient society were architectural articulations of wall-paintings symbolizing happy moment in archi ...

(2 pages) 2924 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History