Cult sites and strength places in ITALY


Grotto of Divination
Those Greek colonizers, those in the 8th Jhdt. before Chr. to Italy came, chose for its city a special place. Cumae is due to the northwest top of the bay of Naples - between sea, lakes, forests and life-saving. A rock nose projecting a piece into the sea offered the suitable place for the building of its Acropolis.
One finds remains of masonry of this Acropolis today, above all at her highest place, the Jupiter temple that also served as a landmark once for the mariners. The visible ruins come from a building from the 5th Jhdt. before Chr.,, that under roman emperor Augustus (27 V Chr. - 14 nth Chr.) reconstructed and in the 6., Jhdt. nth Chr. to a Christian church um function was. A piece hill abwärts denies one still stage base and outline of the Apollo temple origin whose is unknown. The grotto of the world famous oracle of the cumaeischen is Sibylle some more more deeper.

Northeast in a stony valley 100 kilometers of Milan is Val Camonica, where one approximately 15000 stone engravings, rock crack un gene, rock drawings uae. detected has. The drawings have the most different motives and topics: Houses, religious and spirituelle practical training courses and field construction methods only agree from that. One thinks that the works contain a period of 6000 years - from the New Stone Age to 16th V. Chr., than the field of the Romans was conquered.

At range of vision from the sea and the Bracciano lake, one finds the ruins of an antique Etruskerstadt. The known cemetery Banditaccia is directly before the gates of the city sited northwest of Rome. The large grave street of the Nekropole is hemmed on both pages of in part splendid tombs. Some are concealed behind walls, others form regular line dead houses, one finds chamber graves and simple stones hollow to ash urns. They all became between 700 and 600 before Chr. put on. There are references which can be closed on it that the region was already settled before the time of the Romans.

The prehistoric village Castellucio is between Syrakus and Ragusa on a ledge whose walls come off steeply into the subordinate valley. More than 200 Graeber” are engraved into these cliffs. one indeed very much found a lot audio fragments and thrums, however, no making of human remains a track. According to opinion of science, the place comes from that all between 1800 and 1400 V Chr.

In fertile farmland Nordsardiniens, the visitor runs into the oldest megalith monument of the island Sardinien. The cult site which is away from about 8 kilometers of Arzachena (on the street direction Luogosanto) consists of five rings cutting each other which are on the plateau of a quite steep rock inclination. Every ring has one dolmen kind small chamber and is surrounded from plates set up normally and menhirs. Human bones, knives, ceramic goods and beads were found. Chr ought the monument by 2500 V. have resulted.

One has the remains of a holy grave mound in the gentle hill landscape framed by mountains in addition to the street after Sassari, detected 7 kilometers southeast of postage Torres. The truncated pyramid shaped hill is 12 meters high and has two stages from break stone wall factory. He became Chr about 1700 V. put on. One was able to strangely enough detect neither a chamber nor an entry to the altar hill. A dolmen is not far from here of it and a menhir flanks the ramp. A mysterious egg shaped boulder is also equally near.

Legends, myths, mankind puzzles of Jennifer Westwood