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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
. So on that cue - with all Welsh minds firmly fixated on a lucky seven this Saturday - a rousing version of Bread of Heaven is in order.
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.