Stonehenge Pyramids at Gizeh Parthenon Great Mosque at Cordoba Chartres Cathedral Forbidden City Teotihuacan

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Stonehenge, Pyramids at Gizeh, Parthenon, Great Mosque at Cordoba, Chartres Cathedral, Forbidden City,Teotihuacan,

Machu Picchu, Serpent Mound, Great Zimbabwe. Their differences are obvious – location, cuure, etc. – but what can you say is similar about all of these structures. Were the structures constructed to accommodate religious ideas or rites, project political or military power, mark astrological phenomenon, or a combination of of these purposes. What do the similarities say about ancient cuures and their priorities. What does our modern/contemporary architecture say about our world cuure today?

World History