Lascaux Painting / Wikipedia

Origins of the Early Forms of Animation in Ancient Architecture

Discovery of Lascaux Caves In France 1940, 18-year-old Marcel Ravidat discovered a forgotten world. Later, French archaeologist AbbĂ© Henri Breuil recorded the paintings. The paintings date to about 21,000 years BP. Cave painting in Europe dates to the Upper Paleolithic, … Continue reading Origins of the Early Forms of Animation in Ancient Architecture

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, The Ecstasy of St. Theresa, 1644-52, Rome, Santa Maria della Vittoria

The Cultural Significance and Meaning of Angels Through Art and History

For a long period of time, angels have been playing a significant role in our day-to-day life. Their history has journeyed through centuries of modifications of art and graphics. And hence they have granted crucial identities that often outdo their … Continue reading The Cultural Significance and Meaning of Angels Through Art and History

Danfeng Gate of the Tang Dynasty Daming Palace / Pinterest (Da Ming Gong 2009)

Ancient History: How Chinese Mapmakers Embellished the Organization of Imperial Capitals

Introduction to Ancient Chinese cities Cities were a central feature of ancient Chinese culture. The Ancient Chinese designed their cities with important rules and goals in mind. Their rules and goals won’t likely be familiar to modern urban planners. We … Continue reading Ancient History: How Chinese Mapmakers Embellished the Organization of Imperial Capitals

Church at night

Travel Guide: Experience the Scenic French Influenced Architecture in Montreal, Canada

Experience the scenic architecture of France in Canada through Montreal. It is as if you’re transported to colonial France with the historic Hotels and Airbnb’s Here is a 3 days and 2 nights itinerary in Montreal. Different Rides to Explore … Continue reading Travel Guide: Experience the Scenic French Influenced Architecture in Montreal, Canada

The Parthenon as a church dedicated to the Theotokos (Mother of God) / Credit: Greekingme.com, https://greeking.me/blog/greek-history-culture/item/129-the-parthenon

Ancient History: How the Parthenon Was Once a Medieval Christian Church

The Parthenon The Parthenon today exercises a function very similar to that which it was first endowed with back in the mid 5th century BC. There are various theories about its precise purpose and usage in classical Athens. Possibilities include … Continue reading Ancient History: How the Parthenon Was Once a Medieval Christian Church