Ancient Latgalians at Araisi lake dwe...
Teilen
mail
License license
loading...
Loading ...

Panorama-Foto von: Vil Muhametshin EXPERT MAESTRO Fotografiert: 08:58, 24/07/2010 - Views loading...

Advertisement

Ancient Latgalians at Araisi lake dwelling site, Latvia

The World > Europe > Latvia

  • gefällt mir / gefällt mir nicht
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down
comments powered by Disqus

Bilder in der Nähe von Latvia

map

A: Ancient Latgalian settlement at the Araisi lake, Latvia

von Vil Muhametshin, 10 Meter entfernt

Excavations carried out in Araisi revealed ancient Latgalian settlement, dating back to the 9-10th ce...

Ancient Latgalian settlement at the Araisi lake, Latvia

C: Daily life of ancient Latgalian in Araisi dwelling site, Latvia

von Vil Muhametshin, 10 Meter entfernt

This reconstruction portrays an Iron Age dwelling and workshop of a Latgalian jewelry maker.

Daily life of ancient Latgalian in Araisi dwelling site, Latvia

F: Irbites3

von Kaspars, 3.7 entfernt

Irbites3

G: Irbites2

von Kaspars, 3.7 entfernt

Irbites2

H: Amatciems Irbites

von Kaspars, 3.8 entfernt

Amatciems Irbites

I: Fountain

von Jonas Nosalis, 6.6 entfernt

Līvu Square Location: On the crossroad of Līvu and Riga streetsServices: Town's original market squar...

Fountain

J: Cesis, Riga street

von Jonas Nosalis, 6.7 entfernt

Cesis, Riga street

Das Panorama wurde in Latvia, Europe aufgenommen

Dies ist ein Überblick von Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

Dieses Panorama mit anderen teilen