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Veliky Ustyug

-Gledensky Monastery is located. The name ''Ustyug'' means "the mouth of the Yug". By the late 15th century, the name changed to Veliky (Great) Ustyug. History thumb St. Prokopy, the Ustyug icon from 1669, Velikoustyugsky Museum of History, Art, and Architecture (File:Prokopiy.jpg) The town of Veliky Ustyug was first mentioned in a chronicle in 1207.

the Stylite (18th century) The monuments of civil architecture are mostly concentrated along the Sukkhona, along Sovetsky Avenue and along Krasnaya Street. Some of these buildings belong to Velikoustyugsky Museum of History, Art, and Architecture. The museum was open in 1909 in the premises of Mikhaylo


Elbasan

;id 2xYzAAAAIAAJ&dq 1466+ohrid&q %22the+usually+well+informed+Tursun+Beg+%22#search_anchor accessdate 9 January 2012 year 1990 publisher Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture location Istanbul isbn 978-92-9063-330-3 oclc doi doi_inactivedate bibcode id page 39 quote ...states that Elbasan became a sandjak capital right after 1466 but the usually well informed Tursun Beg noted for 1466: "The sultan attached this fortress of Elbasan to the Sancak of Ohrid


Manizales

thumb right 200px View from Avenida Santander Many people visit this plaza during trips to city center to conduct personal or municipal business, as this area contains most of important government and banking buildings, and is oldest part of city. The Universidad de Caldas has many museums (Natural History, Art, and Archeology) and a botanical garden. Do The city has a municipal auditorium and theatres where you can attend concerts, operas, and listen to symphonic music. There are lots


Nuuk

, the Statue of Hans Egede and the Hans Egede House. Greenland National Museum is located in Nuuk and was one of the first museums established in Greenland, inaugurated in the mid-1960s. www.natmus.gl The museum has many artifacts and exhibits related to Greenland's archaeology, history, art, and handicrafts, and contains the Qilakitsoq mummies (Qilakitsoq). Cultural thumb right Katuaq (File:Katuaq2008.JPG) File:The Nuuk Art Museum.jpg


Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Travel Guide publisher Footprint Travel Guides year 2000 isbn 1-900949-79-2 * *


Roman Kingdom

cognitivism , Anti-Iraq war protest in Sydney, Archaeological tourism, Architectural history, Art periods, Art sale, Austin App, Ayal, Aziz (name), Babylonian literature, Baxter Althane disaster, Benny Morris, Black Athena, Boat people, Bondi (onomastics), Books and Journals for Mexican Revolution, Brenton, Brod (onomastics), Buche (onomastics), Buchs (onomastics), Cahen, Cattle mutilation, Cave Creek Complex fire


Jalalabad

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Fes

medina-of-fes Medina Of Fes * The Fez Festival: Sacred Music From Around The World – audio report by ''NPR'' * *


Gjirokastër

; During 1386


Samarra

Iraq: Babylon, Samarra, and Nineveh. They are now simply called A, B and C. thumb Luster-ware bowl from Susa (Image:Cup Susa Louvre MAO568.jpg), 9th century, today in the Louvre. The Abbasid dynasty (750 A.D. - 1258 Gruber, World of Art ) witnessed the movement of the capital from Damascus to Baghdad, and then from Baghdad to Samarra. The shift to Baghdad influenced politics, culture, and art. Art history

Art historian Robert Hillenbrand (1999) likens the movement to the foundation of an "Islamic Rome", because the meeting of Eastern influences from Iranian, Eurasian steppe, Chinese, and Indian sources created a new paradigm for Islamic art. Classical forms inherited from Byzantine Europe and Greco-Roman sources were discarded in favor of those drawn from the new Islamic hub. Even the design of the city of Baghdad placed it in the "navel of the world," as 9th-century


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