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Daily life of ancient Latgalian in Araisi dwelling site, Latvia

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

  • Ferenc Szedlak about 1 year ago
    I was there. Very interesting place.
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    Bilder in der Nähe von Latvia

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    A: Ancient Latgalians at Araisi lake dwelling site, Latvia

    von Vil Muhametshin, 10 Meter entfernt

    Ancient Latgalians at Araisi lake dwelling site, Latvia

    B: 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

    F: Irbites3

    von Kaspars, 3.8 entfernt

    Irbites3

    G: Irbites2

    von Kaspars, 3.8 entfernt

    Irbites2

    H: Amatciems Irbites

    von Kaspars, 3.8 entfernt

    Amatciems Irbites

    I: Sport field near water tower (1934)

    von Gunars Kanbergs, 5.6 entfernt

    Hotel Eglaines with it's own bathhouse in an old water tower (built in 1934). The panorama is taken 4...

    Sport field near water tower (1934)

    J: Fountain

    von Jonas Nosalis, 6.6 entfernt

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

    Fountain

    Das Panorama wurde in Latvia, Europe aufgenommen

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    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.

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