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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/
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, ...
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
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
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.
The West Bank city of Ramallah, home to the Palestinian National Authority, is a crossroads for the interaction of different cultures despite the restricted ability of Palestinians to travel; but foreigners visiting for work or vacation often find the city intriguing.
“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
Refugee children and teens who immigrate to the U.S. face unique challenges to their sense of belonging and mattering, particularly within the public school system. Hear firsthand accounts of some of those challenges and how one organization is empowering New American youth in their community to overcome those challenges, using practices of nonviolence, mindfulness, Nonviolent Communication, and more.
World Heritage in Uzbekistan: Crossroad of Cultures, the 4th series of World Heritage Education has been released with an aim to promote global citizenship through understanding World Heritage. Taking advantage of its characteristics as an online interactive content, this year’s material allows the users self-directed learning by their own learning pace. Through various engaging stories on the culture and history of Uzbekistan as well as its World Heritage sites, the users can explore this material as if they are on a journey to Uzbekistan. While following the movement of the main character, in particular, the users can delve into each chapter consists of three core conceptual dimensions of Global Citizenship Education--cognitive, socio-emotional, and behavioural. Through this materia...
Long a symbol of Polish-German reconciliation, Poland's western city of Wroclaw will become a European culture capital this year highlighting its history at the crossroads of political upheaval in central Europe. Follow us: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk8QrR91ss-k5X6pKgHWHaA?sub_confirmation=1
DVD Available at http://www.longtailnet.com/3127 Samarkand - the Crossroads of Cultures and the all important station along the Silk Road. Hear the music of this exotic place as performed by the extraordinary Monâjât Yultchieva. See her in her native land and in concert.
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 )
http://www.longtailnet.com/3127 Samarkand - the Crossroads of Cultures and the all important station along the Silk Road. Hear the music of this exotic place as performed by the extraordinary Monâjât Yultchieva. See her in her native land and in concert.
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...
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.
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...
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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)