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Western Xia Mausoleum. Western Xia Empire was founded by Emperor Yuanhao in 1038 and established itself as a popular empire amongst the Qiang Minority of Ningxia. At the height of its power the empire was amalgamated into an area of around 830,000 sq. kilometers, including Ningxia, Gansu, East Qinghai, N. Shaanxi, East Xinjiang, West Inner-Mongolia and the south part of the Republic of Mongolia. The empire passed through 10 emperors in 190 years and was conquered by the Mongolian empire in…

Western Xia Mausoleum. Western Xia Empire was founded by Emperor Yuanhao in 1038 and established itself as a popular empire amongst the Qiang Minority of Ningxia. At the height of its power the empire was amalgamated into an area of around 830,000 sq. kilometers, including Ningxia, Gansu, East Qinghai, N. Shaanxi, East Xinjiang, West Inner-Mongolia and the south part of the Republic of Mongolia. The empire passed through 10 emperors in 190 years and was conquered by the Mongolian empire in…

Most people have never even heard of the Los Lunas Decalogue Stone, but it is truly one of the greatest historical mysteries of North America.  If you tried to tell most history teachers that the Ten Commandments arrived in North America long before Christopher Columbus did, most of them would tell you that you are absolutely nuts.  But that is apparently exactly what happened.

Most people have never even heard of the Los Lunas Decalogue Stone, but it is truly one of the greatest historical mysteries of North America. If you tried to tell most history teachers that the Ten Commandments arrived in North America long before Christopher Columbus did, most of them would tell you that you are absolutely nuts. But that is apparently exactly what happened.

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Strange Houses On Unusual Places

The ancient city of Baalbek is one of the greatest archaeological mysteries of all time. Located east of the Litani River in Lebanon, Baalbek is known for its exquisitely detailed yet monumentally scaled Roman temple ruins.  These Roman temples were built on top of an ancient 5 million square foot platform that was made from some of the largest stones ever used in any construction project in the history of the earth.  The largest stone found weighs 1200 tons and is about 64 feet long.

The ancient city of Baalbek is one of the greatest archaeological mysteries of all time. Located east of the Litani River in Lebanon, Baalbek is known for its exquisitely detailed yet monumentally scaled Roman temple ruins. These Roman temples were built on top of an ancient 5 million square foot platform that was made from some of the largest stones ever used in any construction project in the history of the earth. The largest stone found weighs 1200 tons and is about 64 feet long.

Gate of all nations or Gate of Xerxes located at the ancient city of Persepolis. 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran. Xerxes, who built this structure, named it "The Gate of All Countries" during the Persian empire. Xerxes I is believed to be the Persian king identified as Ahasuerus in the biblical book of Esther.

Gate of all nations or Gate of Xerxes located at the ancient city of Persepolis. 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran. Xerxes, who built this structure, named it "The Gate of All Countries" during the Persian empire. Xerxes I is believed to be the Persian king identified as Ahasuerus in the biblical book of Esther.

Cliff dwellings on the Bandiagara escarpment in the Sahel region, Dogon country of Mali.  There are dozens of villages along the cliff.  The UNESCO World Heritage Site has been occupied since the 14th century.  by Ferdinand Reus

Cliff dwellings on the Bandiagara escarpment in the Sahel region, Dogon country of Mali. There are dozens of villages along the cliff. The UNESCO World Heritage Site has been occupied since the 14th century. by Ferdinand Reus

Persépolis//Persépolis était une capitale de l’empire perse achéménide. Le site se trouve dans la plaine de Marvdasht, au pied de la montagne Kuh-e Rahmat, à environ 70 km au nord-est de la ville de Shiraz, province de Fars, Iran. https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pers%C3%A9polis

Persépolis//Persépolis était une capitale de l’empire perse achéménide. Le site se trouve dans la plaine de Marvdasht, au pied de la montagne Kuh-e Rahmat, à environ 70 km au nord-est de la ville de Shiraz, province de Fars, Iran. https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pers%C3%A9polis

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