Saturday, January 2, 2010

Wullar lake
The largest natural fresh water lake, Wullar lake is the off-shoot of River Jhelum. Endowed with the bounty of nature, the enchanting view of Wullar lake casts a magical spell on the tourists who are enthralled with the captivating beauty of the natural lake of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Chilka Lake in Orissa is Asia's largest inland salt-water lagoon.
The Portuguese were the first to land on the western coast of India.
Christopher Columbus had discovered West Indies in AD. 1492.
The Holy Wars or the Crusades brought the Europeans in contact with the Arabs.

Renaissance also gave rise to different art forms. Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael were the greatest artists of this period.
Leonardo was a genius. He was a painter, scientist, philosopher and a poet and is regarded as the symbol of the
Renaissance spirit, where the human form and the secular themes became the focus of paintings and sculpture. The Last Supper and Mona Lisa are his masterpieces.
is famous for his paintings of the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican (
Creation of Man, Fall of Man, Last Judgment). He was a also a great sculptor and an architect.
Who is the author of "Almagest"? Ptolemy (Egyptian scientist and ... George Of Trebizond (Byzantine humanist) · Guide to Geography (work by Ptolemy) ...

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