Four eras can be distinguished in the history of the world:
– Iron Age;
– the golden age;
– silver Age;
– copper age.
The Iron Age is, according to Thomas Love Peacock, the pre-writing period of poetry. This is the period when rude bards in a primitive poetic form glorified their leaders. Continue reading
Not everyone knows that art originates from the time of primitive people, and many of those who are aware of this hardly think that the caveman owned polychrome painting. Here are some interesting facts about art that may be new to you.
In 1879, the Spanish archaeologist Marcelino Sanz de Sautola discovered the ancient cave of Altamira, in which polychrome painting was present. Nobody believed Southola, and he was accused of forging the creations of primitive people. Later in 1940, an even more ancient cave with a similar painting was opened – Lascaux in France, it was attributed to 17-15 thousand BC. Continue reading