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Old January 17th, 2012, 07:45 PM   #1
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Most Beautiful Ancient City??

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Teotihuacan, State of Mexico, Mexico.
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Old January 18th, 2012, 12:28 AM   #2
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Rome!
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Old January 18th, 2012, 01:28 PM   #3
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ancient Xian (Chang'an), the sister, larger, counterpoint to Rome's empire. It had palaces 4 and 7x larger than the Forbidden City (the world's largest palace today), and was filled with lesser palaces in the style of each of the conquered nations that made up the empire, alongside inhabitants - a multi-ethnic, multilingual, multi-religious centre replete with temples, churches, and mosques. The main streets were up to 500ft wide in the first grid plan, later templates for other Chinese, Korean and Japanese capitals.








Daming palace model (this was 4x the size of the Forbidden City):









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Old January 18th, 2012, 01:40 PM   #4
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The cities further south in Mexico were often the largest in the world by the AD 500's, although superseded by cities in the Middle East and Asia it took another thousand years to the 1500s before any European cities matched them in size. The largest ancient structures were built by Mesoamericans

Tenochtitlan


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Teotihuacan AD500

The Pyramid of the Sun is only slightly smaller than the Pyramid of Cheops in Giza, Egypt:


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and the vast Avenue of the Dead that led to it:


www.bugbog.com

However these were dwarfed by other structures in the city
(Pyramid of the Sun at top of picture):



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whilst the Mayan City of Mirador claimed one of the world's largest pyramid sites, 2500 years old and 2.8 million cubic metres (larger than the Egyptian pyramids).
If one were to include the massive stone platform it's built on, covering 18,000 sq. metres it would be the largest ancient building in the world:


www.vanderbilt.edu

The palace-temple complex at its heart covered 2 sq. km


http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_YGLQQZTHoU0




www.waterburyobserver.com, www.pacal.de


...however officially the largest pyramid in the world, at 4.5 million cubic metres (almost twice the size of the Great Pyramid of Cheops)
is the Great Cholula pyramid, most of it is still buried, and is the worlds largest ancient building


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Old January 18th, 2012, 01:48 PM   #5
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ancient city of Angkor - doomed by decades of drought and finally abandoned in the 1000s.
Only the stone built temples remain as ruins, but it once was home to 1 million (some say far higher).
At its heart is remains the worlds largest religious building, Angkor Wat. The wooden city has long rotten away.:







200 carved faces loom out the jungle





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Old January 18th, 2012, 05:02 PM   #6
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Old January 18th, 2012, 05:09 PM   #7
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I haven't seen very accurate renderings, but I'm sure ancient Luxor, Alexandria, Persepolis and Babylon were staggeringly beautiful.
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Old January 18th, 2012, 09:12 PM   #8
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Aah, Bagan. 2000 once-golden temples, all in one valley, all that survives of one of the world's greatest cities.

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Old January 19th, 2012, 06:30 AM   #9
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Roma!
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Old January 20th, 2012, 01:55 AM   #10
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Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico, Founded 500 BCE

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the mexican cities example chichen itza year 900 tulum year 1200 of this era are new cities

egypt ruins for example keops , 5000 years BC Temple Of Rah 4000 BC

italy 1000 years BC

and in the pics of mexican have pics of guatemala and belize mayan ruins of tikal and altun - ha ignorant mexican boy
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Aah, Bagan. 2000 once-golden temples, all in one valley, all that survives of one of the world's greatest cities.

this city is really amazing wow wow
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Old January 20th, 2012, 03:01 AM   #14
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The cities further south in Mexico were often the largest in the world by the AD 500's, although superseded by cities in the Middle East and Asia it took another thousand years to the 1500s before any European cities matched them in size. The largest ancient structures were built by Mesoamericans

Tenochtitlan


www.vanderbilt.edu

www.latinamericanstudies.org

www.wikimedia.org
[img]http://www.************/TemMayor/Dsc00358.jpg[/img]
www.************



Teotihuacan AD500

The Pyramid of the Sun is only slightly smaller than the Pyramid of Cheops in Giza, Egypt:


www.travelvivi.com, http://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com

and the vast Avenue of the Dead that led to it:


www.bugbog.com

However these were dwarfed by other structures in the city
(Pyramid of the Sun at top of picture):



http://pix.alaporte.net

www.enotes.com


whilst the Mayan City of Mirador claimed one of the world's largest pyramid sites, 2500 years old and 2.8 million cubic metres (larger than the Egyptian pyramids).
If one were to include the massive stone platform it's built on, covering 18,000 sq. metres it would be the largest ancient building in the world:


www.vanderbilt.edu

The palace-temple complex at its heart covered 2 sq. km


http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_YGLQQZTHoU0




www.waterburyobserver.com, www.pacal.de


...however officially the largest pyramid in the world, at 4.5 million cubic metres (almost twice the size of the Great Pyramid of Cheops)
is the Great Cholula pyramid, most of it is still buried, and is the worlds largest ancient building


http://images.travelpod.com

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_AhY8dLICxPA

KEOPS IS 5000 YEARS PIRAMID AND THE NOT MEXICAN PRE COLOMBIAN PRE MEXICAN PIRAMIDS THE MOST OLD IS 1500 YEARS
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ancient Xian (Chang'an), the sister, larger, counterpoint to Rome's empire. It had palaces 4 and 7x larger than the Forbidden City (the world's largest palace today), and was filled with lesser palaces in the style of each of the conquered nations that made up the empire, alongside inhabitants - a multi-ethnic, multilingual, multi-religious centre replete with temples, churches, and mosques. The main streets were up to 500ft wide in the first grid plan, later templates for other Chinese, Korean and Japanese capitals.








Daming palace model (this was 4x the size of the Forbidden City):









gates



wow amazing
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Paestum , Italy

700 B.C

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Paestum , Italy

700 B.C

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more pics

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wtf is your problem? you have no idea wtf you are saying...please stfu or gtfo, you do this garbage over and over in every thread that has anything to do with mexico, please do ssc a favor and grow up!
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the mexican cities example chichen itza year 900 tulum year 1200 of this era are new cities

egypt ruins for example keops , 5000 years BC Temple Of Rah 4000 BC

italy 1000 years BC

and in the pics of mexican have pics of guatemala and belize mayan ruins of tikal and altun - ha ignorant mexican boy
no one posted chichen itza or tulum and every thing else is just hahah

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KEOPS IS 5000 YEARS PIRAMID AND THE NOT MEXICAN PRE COLOMBIAN PRE MEXICAN PIRAMIDS THE MOST OLD IS 1500 YEARS
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