On the Pacific coast of southeastern Peru is the Ica region, consisting of five provinces – Ica, Nazca, Pisco, Chincha and Palpa. These places are known since ancient times: the first settlers appeared there more than 10 thousand years ago. It was there that such ancient Indian cultures of the pre-Inca period flourished as Ica, Nazca and Paracas.
Some relics of these highly developed cultures are amazing. For example, mysterious drawings made on the soil in the Nazca desert are figures of people, animals, birds and fish of gigantic size. Continue reading
John the Theologian could not help hearing about the earthquake of the sixty-third year BC. This earthquake occurred on the territory of the modern Kerch Strait, that is, on the territory of our country.
The earthquake was fateful for the Pontic kingdom and for the Asia Minor province of Assia, which was then part of it, the former Ionia (where John the Theologian lived later). Perhaps the earthquake was one of the reasons for the death of this state.
Who now, except for historians, remembers the Pontic kingdom, once no less powerful than Rome? .. Continue reading
The feeling of the approaching catastrophe in our days has become so universal that it seems there is not a single person who would not have asked the question – what awaits us ahead? The threat of a nuclear war is still over the planet, but even it does not seem as inevitable as the threat of an environmental disaster, the ecological End of the World.
Will the end of the world? What will it be? Continue reading