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Samarkand, alternatively Samarqand or Samarcand, is one of the oldest inhabited cities in Central Asia, prospering from its location on the Silk Road between China and the Mediterranean. At times Samarkand has been one of the greatest cities of Central Asia; traditionally it is the capital of Samarqand Region, and is Uzbekistan's third largest city, after fast-growing Namangan in the Ferghana Valley. The city is noted for being an Islamic centre for scholarly study. In the 14th century it became the capital of the empire of Timur (Tamerlane) and is the site of his mausoleum (the Gur-e Amir). The Bibi-Khanym Mosque remains one of the city's most notable landmarks. The Registan was the ancient center of the city. The city has carefully preserved the traditions of ancient crafts: embroidery, ...
The historic town of Samarkand is a crossroad and melting pot of the world's cultures. Founded in the 7th century B.C. as ancient Afrasiab, Samarkand had its most significant development in the Timurid period from the 14th to the 15th centuries. The major monuments include the Registan Mosque and madrasas, Bibi-Khanum Mosque, the Shakhi-Zinda compound and the Gur-Emir ensemble, as well as Ulugh-Beg's Observatory. Source: UNESCO TV / © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai URL: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/603/
Μια περιπέτεια γνώσης κατά μήκος των 10000 χιλιομέτρων του θρυλικού '' Δρόμου του Μεταξιού '', ένα αντάμωμα της ιστορίας με τη φιλοσοφία των λαών της Ασίας και της Ευρώπης. ( Α knowledge adventure along the 10000 km of the legendary '' Silk Road ", a reunion of the History with the Philosophy of the people of Asia and Europe )
Autor: Relja Pekić Produkcija: Vega Youth Center Trajanje: 13:08 Autor filma rekonstruiše svoje etnografske date sa terenskog rada sa sabora trubača u Guči u avgustu mesecu 2013.godine. Ovaj film je pokušaj kreativnog i subjektivno disciplinovanog izražavanja koji reprezentuje ovaj neobičan sabor/festival u Srbiji, kroz simbole "srpstva", odnosa čoveka prema muzici i tumačenje kulturnih obrazaca.
From the Chihuahua Trail to Route 66, Texas’s thoroughfares have connected the diverse groups that have made the Lone Star State their home. For more information about Texas state parks and historic sites, visit http://www.TexasStateParks.org
ESCCA and the Hellenic Cytometry Society are happy to invite you to ESCCA 2017 annual conference: Cytometry at the crossroad of cultures. Join us this September (24 - 27) at Thessaloniki and experience by yourself the latest scientific and clinical developments in cytometry and the beauty of the city where cultures of the world meet! Find out more at https://escca.eu/greece2017 Program at a glance at: https://youtu.be/QRk5SeqVgS8
Samarkand is the second-largest city in Uzbekistan and the capital of Samarqand Province. The city is most noted for its central position on the Silk Road between China and the West, and for being an Islamic centre for scholarly study. In the 14th century it became the capital of the empire of Timur (Tamerlane) and is the site of his mausoleum (the Gur-e Amir). The Bibi-Khanym Mosque (a modern replica) remains one of the city's most notable landmarks. The Registan was the ancient center of the city. In 2001, UNESCO added the city to its World Heritage List as Samarkand -- Crossroads of Cultures. (Source : Wikipedia)
“China - Russia: On the Crossroads of Cultures”, the special issue of the “Tretyakov Gallery” Magazine, covers Russia’s fine art treasure-house, the State Tretyakov Gallery, and the largest in China National Art Museum, as well as other leading arts organizations of the two countries. Official site of the Tretyakov Gallery Magazine: http://www.tretyakovgallerymagazine.com
The historic town of Samarkand is a crossroad and melting pot of the world's cultures. Founded in the 7th century B.C. as ancient Afrasiab, Samarkand had its most significant development in the Timurid period from the 14th to the 15th centuries. The major monuments include the Registan Mosque and madrasas, Bibi-Khanum Mosque, the Shakhi-Zinda compound and the Gur-Emir ensemble, as well as Ulugh-Beg's Observatory.
In the third century BCE, between the Greek-influenced Seleucid Empire and the Indian Mauryan Empire lay a small and prosperous kingdom called Bactria. This video is about cultural syncretism—the blending of cultures. What kinds of culture emerges at the crossroads of empire? Let's find out together. Practice this yourself on Khan Academy right now: https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/world-history/ancient-medieval/syncretism/e/syncretism--focus-on-exchange-of-ideas World History on Khan Academy: From the earliest civilizations to the modern world, geography, religion, trade, and politics have bound peoples and nations together — and torn them apart. Take a journey through time and space and discover the fascinating history behind the complex world we inhabit today. About Khan Acad...
Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Malta on Saturday afternoon, saying at the airport welcome ceremony that he has come as a pilgrim to worship and praise the Lord for the wonders he has done here and the 1950th anniversary of the shipwreck of St. Paul. Pope Benedict went on to say that Malta has much to contribute to questions as diverse as as tolerance, reciprocity, immigration, and other issues crucial to the future of this continent. Malta, he said, should also continue to defend the indissolubility of marriage as a natural institution as well as a sacramental one, and for the true nature of the family, just as it does for the sacredness of human life from conception to natural death and for the proper ...
Lecture byJoshua Torres, PhD, archaeologist for the U.S. National Park Service in Washington, D.C. The presentation provides new data on pre-colonial cultures of the region and show how the Virgin Islands was a fulcrum for the emergence of pre-colonial societies evident at the time of European contact. Specifically, this lecture explores the major periods of socio-cultural development, models of migration, pre-colonial lifeways, regional interaction networks and the emergence of the ancient theocratic chiefdoms known as cacicazgos. The presentation features the latest archaeological/scientific evidence from the region, high quality maps and graphics, and images of artifacts from the Folmer Andersen and other collections from the U.S. Virgin Islands. Similarities and divergences in materia...
WONG: And at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City an exhibition opens showing Spain's rich cultural past and diversity. Let's have a look. STORY: The exhibition, "Spain, Civilization Crossroads" displays 239 pieces representing Spanish culture. The National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), the Spanish embassy in Mexico and several other Spanish institutions created the exhibition. Felix Jimenez, the exhibition curator, says the exhibit is to show the great cultural diversity and variety of Spain's past. It also highlights the material and ideological changes that have turned the Iberian Peninsula into a mixture of cultures. Parts of that culture were also reflected in Mexico, after the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors in 1519. [Felix Jimenez, Cu...