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The palace of Charlemagne was not only the centre of his empire, but also a centre of culture.
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Medieval kings were typically depicted sitting on their thrones, wearing a crown and the Royal regalia.
Clothing reflects the lifestyle and culture of the region's inhabitants.
Find present-day countries related to notable historical personalities.
Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.
The structure of fortresses developed together with military technology.
The Forbidden City is one of the most magnificent and mysterious monuments of imperial China.
The building complex was one of the most important Benedictine abbeys for centuries.
The magnificent palace was commissioned by Charles I of Hungary, it got its final shape during the reign of King Matthias Corvinus.
Caliphs, considered successors of the Prophet Muhammad, were the most important religious leaders of Islam.
The church of the 'Holy Wisdom', built in the Byzantine Empire, had been one of the largest religious buildings until 1935, when it was converted into a museum.
The largest bronze-age building complex of ancient Crete was probably the centre of Minoan civilisation.