By Clara E. Clement,Murat Ukray,A. A. Milne
We don't know how lengthy the earth has existed, and in learning the main precedent days of which we have now any exact wisdom, we encounter evidence which turn out that males should have lived and died lengthy prior to the dates of which we will converse precisely. The earliest international locations of whose structure we will provide an account are referred to as heathen countries, and their paintings is named historical or Heathen artwork, and this comes all the way down to the time while the Roman Emperor Constantine was once switched over to Christianity, and altered the Roman Capitol from Rome to Constantinople within the yr of our Lord 328.
The constructions and the ruins which nonetheless stay from those precedent days are in Egypt, Assyria, Persia, Judea, Asia Minor, Greece, Etruria, and Rome. lots of those were excavated or exposed, as, throughout the a long time that experience handed due to the fact their erection, they'd been buried clear of sight through the buildup of earth approximately them. those excavations are regularly occurring in numerous international locations, and males are ever striving to benefit extra concerning the wonders of historic days; and we might wish that during the long run as marvellous issues might be printed to us as were proven within the past.
As we contemplate the structure of Egypt, the nice Pyramid first draws cognizance because of its antiquity and its significance. This was once outfitted by means of Cheops, who's often known as Suphis, approximately 3000 years sooner than Christ. At that far-off day the Egyptians appear to have been a state of pyramid-builders, for even now, finally the years that experience rolled among them and us, we all know of greater than sixty of those mysterious monuments that have been opened and explored.
Of these types of the 3 pyramids at Ghizeh (Fig. 1) are most sensible identified, and that of Cheops is the main extraordinary between them. these of you who've studied the heritage of the wars of Napoleon I. will keep in mind that it used to be close to this spot that he fought the so-called conflict of the Pyramids, and that during addressing his infantrymen he reminded them that the following the a long time appeared down upon them, hence concerning the various years within which this nice pyramid had stood at the border of the barren region, as though observing the flight of Time and evenly ready to work out what could ensue at the ultimate day of all earthly things.
There were a lot hypothesis and plenty of critiques as to the use for which those pyramids have been made, however the such a lot normal trust is they have been meant for the tombs of the strong kings who reigned in Egypt and prompted them to be built.
The pyramid of Cheops was once 400 and 80 toes and 9 inches excessive, and its base was once 700 and sixty-four ft sq.. it's so obscure
CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
AUTHOR OF "HANDBOOK OF mythical AND MYTHOLOGICAL ART," "PAINTERS, SCULPTORS, ENGRAVERS, ARCHITECTS AND THEIR WORKS," "ARTISTS OF THE 19th CENTURY," E
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A History of Art for Beginners and Students (Illustrated): Painting—Sculpture—Architecture with Complete “Quoted Indexes” and “Numerous Illustrations" by Clara E. Clement,Murat Ukray,A. A. Milne