Savannah, Georgia

Savannah, Georgia

Guide to Savannah: how to get there and where to stay, what to see and where to go in the evening. Best things to do in Savannah: latest reviews and photos, places to see, branded entertainment and shopping. According to toppharmacyschools, Georgia’s oldest city, Savannah, was founded in 1733 and became the British colonial capital […]

Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati, Ohio

Guide to Cincinnati: how to get there and where to stay, what to see and where to go in the evening. The most interesting in Cincinnati: fresh reviews and photos, places to see, branded entertainment and shopping. According to toppharmacyschools, Cincinnati is the third largest city in Ohio, the “Royal City” and the “Queen of […]

Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada

Guide to Las Vegas: how to get there and where to stay, what to see and where to go in the evening. The most interesting in Las Vegas: latest reviews and photos, places to see, branded entertainment and shopping. According to toppharmacyschools, Las Vegas is a place where bills always rustle, coins jingle and jackpots […]

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Guide to Virginia Beach: how to get there and where to stay, what to see and where to sunbathe. Highlights of Virginia Beach: fresh reviews and photos, places to see, branded entertainment and beaches. According to toppharmacyschools, the fashionable resort of Virginia Beach is located on the Atlantic Ocean, in the western part of the […]

Nassau and Paradise Island

Bahamas Attractions

Andros, Out Islands and Abaco Islands Andros is the largest and least known of the larger islands. The largest coral reef in the world outside of Australia lies off the east coast. Behind the reef, the seabed drops down to almost 8 km depth (called »sea tongue«). Deep sea fishing is very popular here. The […]

History of Santiago de Chile

History of Santiago de Chile

Santiago de Chile. It is the capital and main urban nucleus of Chile. The metropolitan area called Greater Santiago and corresponds to the capital of the Metropolitan Region of Santiago. It is the fifth most populated metropolitan area in LatinAmerica, also the seventh most populated city in Latin America and one of the most populated urban agglomerations in the world. […]

Geography of Armenia

Geography of Armenia

General information about Armenia The official name is the Republic of Armenia (Republica of Armenia). Located in the southern part of Transcaucasia (Europe). The area is 29.8 thousand km2, the population is 3.2 million people. (2002). The state language is Armenian. The capital is the city of Yerevan (1.2 million people, 2002). Public holiday – […]

Geography of Mexico

Geography of Mexico

Mexico is located between 15° and 33° north latitude and 86° and 116° west longitude. It is washed by the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. The length of the coastline is 9.2 thousand km, of which 6.6 thousand km are on the coast of the Pacific Ocean (including 1.1 thousand km on the coastline of the […]

Bahamas Main Resorts

Bahamas Main Resorts

The largest islands are New Providence, Grand Bahama, Andros, Eleuthera, Big Inagua. New Providence is the main and most visited island in the Bahamas. The famous Cable Beach, 7 km west of the center of Nassau, is an area of ​​fashionable hotels, casinos, restaurants, sports facilities and beautiful sandy beaches. Across from the shore are […]

Dalat, Vietnam

Dalat, Vietnam

Dalat is located in the highlands, a 4-hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City. Here, in the cool and fresh air, wealthy Vietnamese escape the heat. Attractions Dalat: Bao Dai ‘s Summer Palace – Emperor Bao Dai’s Summer Palace (Biet Dien Quoc Truong or Dinh 3) is a 25-room villa built in 1933. Over the […]

Ischia, Italy

Ischia, Italy

The history of this amazing island begins with a myth. The goddess Venus, who was watching the battle of Jupiter with the Giants, saw how the angry god tore off a piece from the volcano Etna and threw it at the monster Typhon. Venus changed the flight path of the volcanic rock and directed it […]

Myanmar History of Exploration

Myanmar History of Exploration

Italians were the pioneers in the discovery of Burma, starting with Marco Polo, who revealed it to Europe when, a few years after his arrival at the Mongolian court (1275), sent by the Great Khan on a diplomatic mission to Yün-nan, he crossed the Lu valley (upper Saluen) and the watershed to the west of […]

Vietnam Economy

Vietnam Population and Economy

With the proclamation of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (April 25, 1976), one of the most troubled phases in the history of the country ended, characterized by a very hard struggle, in which internal and international reasons were intertwined. The Socialist Republic of Vietnam, within its current borders, includes the two territories which, originally separated […]

Switzerland Music

Switzerland Music

At least until the mid-1940s, the Swiss musical world remained extraneous to the influence of the Second Vienna School, and the generation of composers born in the first twenty years of the century was affected above all by the French training at the school of N. Boulanger. This applies not only to the composers of […]

Greece Public Finance

Greece Public Finance

Among the Hellenistic states, Egypt holds the first place for the excellence of its financial organization, the fundamental features of which date back to the ancient era of the Pharaohs, but it was perfected by the first Ptolemies, who developed and technically improved the system tax, so as to affect all the resources of the […]

Greece Sculpture 12

Greece Sculpture Part 12

It is more difficult to establish the place that competes in Hellenistic sculpture in Alexandria. Certainly Alexandrian was the original of the statue of the Nile in the Vatican, where the mighty reclining figure of the river, with a somewhat melancholy face, stands out on those of the 16 children who climb or play around […]

Greece Sculpture 11

Greece Sculpture Part 11

Following comparisons, other works could be ascribed to the first phase of parchment sculpture: the group of Menelaus and Patroclus, known from various copies, including the famous torso of Pasquino, the “Arrotino” of Florence, that is an intent Scythian to grind the knife to skin Marsyas, the figure of Marsyas hanging in its two separate […]

Greece Sculpture 10

Greece Sculpture Part 10

According to Thedresswizard.com, the current of Praxiteles is represented especially by his two sons, much inferior to him, Cefisodotus the younger and Timarchus. Their grand parent’s style becomes mannered; this can be seen in the residues of the plastic decoration of the Asclepieus of Kos, due precisely to them. Refined sweetness, with the consequent nuance, is […]

Greece Sculpture 09

Greece Sculpture Part 9

Around the great triad, other artists and not mediocre ones. Trasimedes di Paro, author of the chryselephantine simulacrum of Asclepius for the temple of the god in Epidaurus; memories of this simulacrum are in votive reliefs. Euphoric of the Isthmus, which flourished in the first half of the century. IV, painter and toreuta as well […]

Greece Sculpture 08

Greece Sculpture Part 8

A series of sculptural works can be mentioned, in which it seems that the imprint of Scopa’s art should be felt, if not direct, mediated: the Heracles already in the Lansdowne collection, in which, in the weighting and treatment of the nude, the polycleteus influence; the type of the so-called Meleager, especially known from the […]

Greece Sculpture 07

Greece Sculpture Part 7

Two Attic friezes can be adduced for the relief, that of the temple of Athena Níkē and that, the fragments of which are now distributed between Vienna and Berlin. The fidiac style is softening, almost foreshadowing or preparing the graces of the Praxitelean style; this is felt in the votive and funerary reliefs, in those […]

Greece Sculpture 06

Greece Sculpture Part 6

In the meantime, other artists’ tempers were flourishing in Athens. Licio and Cresila are worth mentioning. Licio, son of Mirone, remains faithful to his father’s address. Perhaps the original of the anointing athlete was by Licio, marble from the Glyptothek of Monaco, where in the anatomical treatment it is dryness of the planes, with cut […]

Greece Sculpture 05

Greece Sculpture Part 5

But the art of Phidias can be recognized in a complex of figured marbles; however, it should be noted that modern hypercritics have expressed doubts about their trustworthy character either in whole or in some parts. We mean the marbles of the Parthenon, or rather that part of the figurative decoration of the distinguished building […]

Greece Sculpture 02

Greece Sculpture Part 2

Next to the incunabules of the all-round sculpture are the incunabules of the relief, both of the not very protruding one, such as the procession of tiny knights on very high steeds and the series of beautiful figures of the temple A of Prinià, and of the very high one, such as the funerary steles […]