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Flier Andrey Yakovlevich,
Doctor of Philosophy, Professor,
Chief Researcher
Lykhachev Russian Research Institute
for Cultural and Natural Heritage,
Professor of Moscow State linguistic University

The birth of the temple: the experience of human self-determination in time (beginning)

Abstract. The article presents the author's concept of the origin of ancient architecture as a symbolic "simulation of the Universe" in the framework of representations of a particular era. Common is the allocation of a "Central place" where the gods created the visible world, and the ritual repetition of the procedure of "creation" in the construction of dwellings, and even more temples. At the same time "mastering" of linear non-repeating time and its expression in symbolic forms was carried out.

Keywords. The development of space and time, "Central place", "axis of the world", the flow of the past into the present and the present into the future, sacrifice, the world mountain, the world post, the symbol of the Demiurge.

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