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How It Works Book of Incredible History Volume 2 by Jen Neal

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By Jen Neal

Ebook of impressive heritage: every little thing you want to find out about the area we lived in. historical historical past, constructions and landmarks, guns and conflict, and innovations and lots more and plenty extra.

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Attack the walls A direct offensive was launched and ladders were put against the battlements as crusaders tried to rush the city. 5 TOP FACTS Gibraltar 1 FAMOUS SIEGES The Alamo The Great Siege of Gibraltar was a French and Spanish attempt to take over the British stronghold. Lasting over three years, the British held out despite navy blockades. 2 Candia Fought during the Texas War of Independence in 1836, the Alamo is renowned for the bravery of 200 Texans who held out over a 13-day siege against 6,000 Mexicans.

Main room The main room is designed to symbolise the heavens while the oculus depicts the Sun. Pantheon through the ages 126 CE A temple to all the Roman gods 1600 A Renaissance period regeneration Drainage system Rain water entering through the oculus is carried from the centre of the temple through drains. Roman religion Interior design Seven shrines represent the five planets the Romans knew of (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn) and the Sun and Moon. Due to renovation and restoration projects over the years, the interior is now decorated in a Christian design rather than Roman.

These differences in size counter the effect of perspective so when viewed from below, the three top levels of the tower look equal in size. Although Giotto originally intended the campanile to be surmounted by a tall spire, after his death it was decided to build a large projecting terrace instead, which lends the tower a dramatic ‘broken off’ look. Transept Nave Consisting of four vast bays, the nave is designed for processions and to accommodate large congregations of worshipers. Located beneath the body of the basilica, the crypt houses the tombs of the bishops of Florence and other notable people.

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