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Samaria Gorge

The Samaria gorge is a national Park of Greece since 1962 on the island of Crete – a major tourist attraction of the island – and a biosphere world reserve. The gorge is in southwest Crete in the regional unit of Chania. It was created by a small ...

                                               

Ha Gorge

Ha gorge is a narrow gorge, in the Monasteraki Dakos, on the Eastern part of the island of Crete in Greece. It is located on the Western slope of mount Thripti, and exits East of Vasiliki village in the plain of Ierapetra. It offers magnificent v ...

                                               

Battle of the Caudine Forks

The battle of Caudine forks, 321 BC, was a decisive event of the Second world war Samnite. His appointment as the battle is merely a historical formalities: there are no fighting and no casualties. The Romans are trapped in an enclosed valley of ...

                                               

Battle of Roncevaux Pass

The battle of Roncevaux pass in 778 he saw a large force of Basques ambush part of Charlemagnes army in Roncevaux pass, a high mountain pass in the Pyrenees on the border between France and Spain, after the invasion of the Iberian Peninsula. Basq ...

                                               

Battle of "The Saw"

Battle of "the saw" was a major event, mostly a protracted siege, not a battle in the war of mercenaries between Carthage and its former mercenary army in the First Punic war. It takes its name from its location: a box-like Canyon, known as "the ...

                                               

Battle of Khwar Pass

Battle Khwar pass was not an ambush created by Ashraf Hotaki during the retreat after the defeat in Mihmandoost. Gathering what strength lay in his way, Ashraf pulled together another formidable fighting force still heavily blood-stained power, e ...

                                               

Mountain Creek

Mountain Creek is a ski resort in Vernon township in the County of Sussex, new Jersey, United States of America, located on route 94, 47 miles from the George Washington bridge. Mountain Creek offers 167 skiable area of 68 hectares on four mounta ...

                                               

Boom Gorge

Boom gorge is an antecedent gorge in Chuy oblast and Issyk-Kul region of Kyrgyzstan. Sections of the gorge in a General direction North-South between one of the Thian chance systems of the ridge. The range East of the gorge known as the kyungey A ...

                                               

Borjomi Gorge

Borjomi gorge-a picturesque gorge of the Kura river in Central Georgia. The gorge was formed as a result chickens cutting its way through the mountains of the lesser Caucasus, where the Trialeti and Meskheti ranges to meet. A significant portion ...

                                               

Georgian Gorge

Georgian gorge is a village at an altitude of 60 meters from the sea level in olginskiy riverside in the Gagra district of Abkhazia, Georgia. The distance to the center is 7 km away.

                                               

Darial Gorge

Dariali gorge-river gorge on the border between Russia and Georgia. It is located on the Eastern slope of mount Kazbek, just South of the current Vladikavkaz. The gorge was carved on the banks of the Terek river, and is approximately 13 kilometer ...

                                               

Kodori Valley

In the Kodori valley, also known as the Kodori valley is a river valley in Abkhazia, Georgias breakaway Autonomous Republic. In the upper part of the valley, populated by Svans, was the only corner of the post-1993 Abkhazia is under the direct co ...

                                               

Pankisi Gorge crisis

The Pankisi gorge crisis was a political crisis with military dimension in Georgia in the early 2000-ies. Georgia was pressured by Russia and the United States to combat threats "al-kaidy" in Pankisi gorge.

                                               

Panjshir Valley

The Panjshir valley is a valley in North-Central Afghanistan, 150 km North of Kabul, near the Hindu Kush mountain range. It is divided by the river Panjshir. The valley is home to more than 1.000 people, including Afghanistans largest concentrati ...

                                               

Pankisi

The Pankisi gorge or the Pankisi gorge-a Valley region in Georgia, in the upper reaches of the Alazani river in the South of the historical region of Georgia Tusheti Borbalo between T and ruined 17th-century fortress of Bakhtrioni. Administrative ...

                                               

Roncevaux Pass

Roncesvalles pass Ronceval or Roncevaux pass, a high mountain pass in the Pyrenees near the border between France and Spain. The pass itself is entirely in Spain.

                                               

Rugova Canyon

Rugova Canyon or Rugova gorge-a river canyon near the city of PEC in Western Kosovo, in the Prokletije mountains, close to the border with Montenegro. Length of 25 km and a depth up to 1.000 meters, Rugova is considered one of the longest and dee ...

                                               

Battle of Kresna Gorge

Battle of Kresna gorge was fought in 1913 between the Greeks and the Bulgarians during the Second Balkan war. It marked the last phase of the Greek advance into Bulgarian territory before the ceasefire and after the peace Treaty.

                                               

Fight at Monterey Pass

The battle of Monterey pass was the American military-civil war engagement beginning the evening of July 4, 1863, during the retreat from Gettysburg. The wagon train of Confederate Lieutenant General Richard S. Ewells second corps, army of Northe ...

                                               

Battle of Crampton's Gap

The battle of Cramptons gap, or the Battle of Burkittsville, was a battle between Confederate forces under Brigadier General Howell Cobb and Union major General William B. Franklin as part of the battle of South mountain September 14, 1862, at Cr ...

                                               

Agia Eirini Gorge

Agia eirini gorge, sometimes called the Agia Irini gorge is in southwest Crete, Greece, in Lefka ori. The gorge begins at the village of Agia Irini and ends near the village of Sougia, on the South coast. It is 7.5 kilometers long and 45-500 metr ...

                                               

Mesona Gorge

The gorge of mesona located in Ierapetra, East of the village of Kavousi, shortly after the Church of Agia Kiriaki. This is a relatively small canyon, and up to 4 km, linking the plateau of Thripti region Kavousi. The canyon is narrow enough none ...

                                               

Milona Gorge

In Milona gorge is a gorge located near the village of Agios Ioannis, in the municipality of Ierapetra on the island of Crete. There is a 10 to 15 minute drive from the town of Ierapetra in the gorge. It has a large waterfall at the end. A walkin ...

                                               

Tiger Leaping Gorge

Tiger Leaping gorge is a scenic canyon on the Jinsha river, the main tributary of the upper reaches of the Yangtze river. It is located 60 kilometers North of Lijiang city, Yunnan province in southwest China. This is part of three parallel rivers ...

                                               

Sandan-kyō

Sandan-star is a 16-kilometer-long ravine in Nishi-Chugoku Sanchi quasi-national Park in Akiota, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. Through it flows the Shibaki river, a tributary of the river OTA. Sandan-star is known for its autumn foliage.

                                               

Sarakina Gorge

In the gorge of Sarakina canyon in the South-Eastern part of Crete, Greece. It is located about 15 km West of Ierapetra and a few kilometres of the village of Myrtos, near the small village of mythi.

                                               

Taishaku Valley

Taishaku valley is a 18-kilometer gorge along the Taishaku river, one of the tributaries of the Takahashi river in Sabara and Jinsekikōgen, Hiroshima, Japan. The valley is part of the Hiba-Dogo-Taishaku quasi-national Park. He is famous for autum ...

                                               

Orino Gorge

In Orino gorge or canyon red butterfly canyon in the South-East of Crete. It is located near the village of the Lassithi Mountains and 5 km in length. He is considered one of the most beautiful gorges.

                                               

Painting

Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a solid surface. The tool is commonly applied to the base with a brush but other implements, such as knives, sponges, and airbrushes, can be used. The latter work is al ...

                                               

Pollice Verso (Gerome)

Pollice verso is a painting 1872 year, the French artist Jean-Leon Gerome, featuring the eponymous Roman gesture directed to the winning Gladiator. Thumb down gesture in painting is given to the spectators in the Coliseum, including a vestal, bef ...

                                               

L'Absinthe

LAbsinthe painting by Edgar Degas, painted between 1875 and 1876. Its original name-Dans-UN café, the name is often used today. There were other early names, a sketch of a French cafe and café. Then, when at the exhibition in London in 1893, the ...

                                               

Quince and Teapot (painting)

Quince and teapot decorative still life by Russian artist Teterin Victor Kuzmich, which shows the fruits of quince and teapot on a silver tray.

                                               

The Icebergs

Icebergs is an 1861 oil painting by American landscape painter Frederic Edwin Church. He was inspired by his 1859 voyage to the North Atlantic around Newfoundland and Labrador. Is one of temples of "great shots" measuring 1.64 2.85 meters - the p ...

                                               

The Accolade (Leighton)

Award-painting by British artist Edmund Leighton. This is one of many paintings produced by Leighton in 1900-ies on the topic of chivalry, with others, including with God and devotion. He was described as Leightons among his most famous works and ...

                                               

Alice (painting)

Norgaard Larsen, Peter. SMK highlights: Statens Museum for Kunst. - Kbh.: Statens Museum for Kunst, 2005. - ISBN 87-90096-43-6. Wayne, Kenneth. Modigliani and the artists of Montparnasse. - New York: Abrams, 2002. - С. 109.

                                               

Bashkirs (painting)

Bashkirs-a picture of William Allan, painted, signed and dated in 1814. Original title of the film: "Bashkirs, a guard was sentenced to Siberia".

                                               

Dull Gret

Work dulle Griet, also known as Mad Meg, is a figure of Flemish folklore who is the subject of 1563 oil on panel Flemish Renaissance artist Pieter Bruegel the Elder. The painting shows a battle-axe, work, dulle Griet, who is leading an army of wo ...

                                               

The Librarian (painting)

The librarian is an oil on canvas painting by Giuseppe Arcimboldo in the collection of Skokloster castle in Sweden. It is believed that the portrait of Wolfgang Lazius, a humanist and historian who served as the Holy Roman Empire of the Habsburg ...

                                               

The Fight Between Carnival and Lent

The fight between carnival and lent is an oil on panel work painted by Pieter Bruegel the elder in 1559. This painting depicts a common festival of the period, as celebrated in the Southern Netherlands. It is the contrast between the two sides of ...

                                               

The Sick Child

The Sick Child is the title given to a group of six paintings and a number of lithographs, drypoints and etchings completed by the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch between 1885 and 1926. All record a moment before the death of his older sister Johan ...

                                               

The Tower of Babel (Bruegel)

The tower of Babel was the subject of three paintings by Pieter Bruegel the Elder. First, a miniature painted on ivory, was painted while Bruegel was in Rome and now lost. Two surviving paintings are often distinguished by the prefix "great" and ...

                                               

Balaam and the Ass

Balaam and the donkey-1626 painting by Dutch artist Rembrandt, from his time in Leiden and now in the Museum cognac-Jay in Paris. It depicts the biblical story about a talking ass debating with the prophet Balaam.

                                               

Love and Pain (painting)

Love and pain is an Edvard Munch called vampire, though not to chew. Munch painted six different versions of the subject in the period 1893-1895, three versions are in the Munch Museum in Oslo, one in the Gothenburg Museum of Art, one belongs to ...

                                               

The Watzmann

In Watzmann is 1824-1825 oil on canvas painting by Caspar David Friedrich, showing the Watzmann mountain, as seen from Berchtesgaden to the North-East. It is now on display in the Alte Nationalgalerie in Berlin. It was purchased in 1832 by Senato ...

                                               

The Beloved (Rossetti painting)

This picture illustrates the Song of Solomon. Two excerpts from the Song of Solomon is written on the photos gilded frame: My beloved is mine and I am his 2:16 and Let him kiss me with the kisses of His mouth: for thy love is better than wine, 1: ...

                                               

Horsewoman (painting)

Rider-a picture of Russian painter Rudolf Frentz. The picture represents the equestrian portrait of the artists wife Catherine Anisimovna Stulovskaya.

                                               

The Ecumenical Council (painting)

Ecumenical Council is a surrealist painting by Spanish artist Salvador Dalí completed in 1960. This is one of his masterpieces, from two years old and very large at 299.7 by 254 centimetres. The picture is a complex combination of art historical ...

                                               

Guernica (Picasso)

Guernica is a 1937 large oil painting on canvas by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso. One of the most famous works by Picasso, "Guernica" is considered by many critics as one of the most moving and powerful anti-war paintings in history, it is exhibit ...

                                               

Battle of Grunwald (Matejko)

Battle of Grunwald painting by Jan Matejko image of the battle of Grunwald and the victory of the allied crown of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania over the Teutonic order in 1410. The painting dates from 1878 and is one of t ...

                                               

Danae (Rembrandt painting)

Danae painting by the Dutch artist Rembrandt, first written in 1636, but later extensively reworked by Rembrandt, probably in the 1640-ies, and may 1643. Once part of the collection of Pierre avant-garde style, she was in the Hermitage in St. Pet ...

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