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Temple of Heaven: see Chinese architectureChinese architecture,
the buildings and other structures created in China from prehistoric times to the present day. Early Architecture
As a result of wars and invasions, there are few existing buildings in China predating the Ming dynasty (1368–1644).
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As well as the seven bowls of God's wrath, there are seven lamps standing in front of the altar of heaven
She pointed the miraculous sight out to Augustus, whereupon the words 'This is the altar of heaven
[ara coeli]' were heard to emanate from the heavens.
The sacredness of the Altar of Heaven
was extenuated by a freestanding gateway along the line of movement.