Larnaca which we know now wasn’t always Larnaca. Around the 12th century BC there was built the important ancient city-Kingdom of Kition. Kition was one of the centres of Phoenician and Mycenaean civilizations. The Mycenaean Greeks had built a huge wall and the complex of five temple, including the temple of the goddess of fertility Estate. After leaving Kition, the Mycenaeans went into decline and then revived with the arrival of Phoenicians on the island. The Phoenicians brought with them a developed craft, Maritime Commerce and their rich culture. Entire trading ships began to arrive in the harbour of Kition with the goods and leave with copper. After several centuries of reign island was conquered first the Persians and then Alexander the great himself.
In the 7th century Kition was almost destroyed by the raids of Arabs. And with the arrival of merchants from Genoa city was again transformed. Since the purpose of merchants was the extraction of salt from Salt lakes Kition was renamed Salina . But the name Larnaca, the town got during the reign of the Ottoman Empire. Larnaca in Greek means “tomb”. Continue reading
Archaeologist – a scientist who has been studying the past of mankind on the material sources, engaged in archaeology (archeo (archios) – and ancient Greek. lygos is the word, the doctrine).
Archaeology is a historical discipline, studying the material sources of historical past of mankind.
Material sources are tools of production and established with their help, material goods: buildings, weapons, jewelry, dishes, artwork — everything is a result of employment rights. Material sources, unlike writing, does not contain a direct narrative of historical events, and based on these historical findings are the result of scientific reconstruction. Considerable originality of material sources has necessitated the study of their experts-archaeologists, who excavate archaeological sites, investigate and publish findings and results of the excavations, restore that data on the historical past of mankind. A special value of archaeology is to study the eras when there was more writing in General, or the history of those peoples, whose writing was not in later historic times. Continue reading
Such discoveries are unexplained findings. The finds of archaeology is a new discovery in the world of archaeology, which shocked the entire world! Excavated artifacts, attracted a large number of people. Many of their artifacts give scientists from 9 to 13 thousand years. Unexplained discovery or a well-planned hoax? In either case, it’s amazing the finds of archaeology that can challenge a scientific theory about evolution and religious beliefs.
German businessman in 1944, found a figure that was made of clay, near the coast of Cerro del Toro in acámbaro Goingto settlement, it is Mexico. His name was Waldemar Julsrud, he miraculously managed to find them. In those days, when the shapes were considered ancient, their descriptions had a lot of controversy and as a result, they began to attract the attention of skeptical scientists. Figurines of Acámbaro was not only ancient dinosaurs, and animals that were unknown until then.
Scientists decided to conduct an analysis of the age of these surprising findings in 1972, with the help of radiocarbon method, at this time the artifacts were in the state of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia. Studies have shown that findings were 5,000 – 6,000 years. Before that, four years ago in new Jersey, tests of termoemkosti determined that artifacts from about 6,000 to 2,000 years. Continue reading