The city which managed to outstrip time

Published by spicy @ March 18th at 2:40am

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The city which managed to outstrip time

Practically in any country there are amazing places, and on open spaces of their Russia there is a lot of. For example, the Shed Bath − the city which could outstrip the time and partially remains up to now.

He has settled down near Astrakhan, in steppes of the Lower Volga. Once I was the economic and political center of the Golden Horde. Its founder call Khan to Bat, the native grandson Chingizkhan called in Russia Batyem.

Have begun to build the settlement in 1250. His full name sounds as "Saray-al-Makhrusa, the Protected by God Palace".

The place for construction is chosen not accidentally: steppes, proximity of the river Akhuba and Great Silk Way. These conditions have turned the Shed Bath into the center city of the Horde.

The standard of living was much higher here, than in other capitals of the Middle Ages. At least because on the first floors there were windows whereas in many European cities they were located only at the second level. The sewage which was freely floating on streets during a rain was the cause of lack of natural light sources in the lower part of houses.

In the city the Shed Bath there were a sewerage and a water supply system and also waste system. Across all territory for inhabitants and guests there were public baths and latrines. The quality of clay pipes was so high that they can be seen whole even now. They are quite functional.

The city which managed to outstrip time

Merchants of the whole world came to the Shed Bath to found the trade mission. The order necessary for safe trade was the main principle of city way. His providing was assigned to army.

The 14th century became the best period of life of the city and its inhabitants.

For the shooting "Horde" which has taken place in 2010 scenery which type was as close as possible to the abandoned city were created.

Archeologists and historians directed process. The "counterfeit" town was located in only 2,5 km of the present.

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