For what in ancient buildings did such huge doors? (2 photos) Walking across Saint Petersburg you, probably, precisely paid attention to ancient buildings and huge entrance doors

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Walking across Saint Petersburg you, probably, precisely paid attention to ancient buildings and huge entrance doors. After all so? And, such big doors can be seen not only in St. Petersburg, but also in many other cities on buildings approximately the same era. But for what was to do such huge doors? Answers to this question two. First, at buildings that era were huge windows. You only will present, big windows and usual small doors as though looked? Thought to do everything in proportion was cornerstone of architectural style of that era, after all disproportion at once would be evident...

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