Why the grass mowed rabbits? From Mazaya to Lenin - from lifeguard to the executioner


Why the grass mowed rabbits? From Mazaya to Lenin - from lifeguard to the executionerAs a child I loved the library. Although the house was a fair amount of books, but I still was secretly recorded in the three libraries, and in each I swore that I read a lot too. But the books were given: they have also had the same plan. What do you think? ...
 

Why not look for trouble? History of usage


Why not look for trouble? History of usageThe word "trouble" - a common enough in popular speech, and also quite old, it is mentioned even in Scripture. Looked through directories? According to the Bible encyclopedia, originally was the name of a long pointed stick ...
 

Who wrote the first poem in the Italian language?


Who wrote the first poem in the Italian language?The person who made it was not a poet, a saint. True, holy - it is not a profession, and state of mind. However, just as a poet ... His life of Giovanni Bernandone glorified town of Assisi, located in the central, mountainous, part of Italy ...
 

Why not listen to Sirius Egyptians? History Calendars


Why not listen to Sirius Egyptians? History CalendarsThe Egyptians had long noticed that the three major periodic events occur in one and the same time. This summer solstice, the flooding of the Nile and the appearance of a bright star in the sky Sotis, known to us as Sirius.S since the sons of the principal priestesses ...
 

Who left his mark on history Kholmogory artistic carving on bones?


Who left his mark on history Kholmogory artistic carving on bones?Long since our ancestors were caught in the White and Barents seas, not only cod, saffron cod or seal, and walrus ivory - "fish tooth". Sometimes found fossil mammoth. Even a simple tube cow bone - spindle - and that in the hands of skilled craftsmen ...
 

Who is the author of the triptych "Alexander Nevsky"? Russian spirit in the paintings of Pavel Korin


Who is the author of the triptych "Alexander Nevsky"? Russian spirit in the paintings of Pavel KorinArt is a feat! (M. Nesterov) Paul D. Korin was born July 8, 1892 in Palekh. He was a student, KA Korovin, and SV Milutin. Managed restoration workshop GMII restoration, restored the painting in the Dresden gallery. S. ..
 

Why Patriarch Nikon has established a monastery on the White cue-island?


Why Patriarch Nikon has established a monastery on the White cue-island?Patriarch Nikon - personality in Russian history is widely known. His name is linked and church reform, substantially changing the liturgical tradition of Russian Orthodoxy, and the church schism, which led to the appearance of Old Believers, and a significant ...
 

Why are musical notes such strange names?


Why are musical notes such strange names?Writing, the great invention of mankind, has allowed to accumulate and transmit to future generations of thought, ideas and impressions. Another invention, not less great, musical notation, allowing the descendants of the sounds, music. Inventor ...
 

Who is Fendrick?


Who is Fendrick?This word sounds to our ears somehow undignified and even somewhat funny. While there is nothing funny in him. Fendrick - the most junior officer rank, the 14-th class in the "Table of Ranks" Peter I. Consequently, in the Russian language the word appeared in 1722 ...
 

Who was the first Russian ambassador to England, and why?


Who was the first Russian ambassador to England, and why?Nepeya Osip G.. Vologzhanin. The one known ancestor of all the Vologda regional specialists noble family Nepeinyh. That's who. But the "why" - then more difficult ... Again, we ought to return to the coincidental accidents and remember how ...
 

Why not lights a third! "? Another reason to quit smoking


Why not lights a third! "? Another reason to quit smokingQuite often you can hear the roar of the injured person with a burning flame lighters or matches in hand, which hides the tongue of fire from the third smoker that runs a light after the second. Two were already smoke, and then climbs the third. Let, say, a light ....
 

Why Abramtzevo called "the abode of the Muses?


Why Abramtzevo called "the abode of the Muses?Here, finally, for all the patience of fate rewarded us: We find exactly the taste we just. Excellent location, the mountain above the rapid river, hidden from the eye The village in the green grove thick. (Aksakov) Abramtzevo - a special edge ...
 

Who is who in the textile row of folk ritual and oberezhnyh dolls?


Who is who in the textile row of folk ritual and oberezhnyh dolls?Continuing the theme of "Voodoo with kindness, in Slavic? Textiles folk ritual and oberezhnye dolls. Classify dolls can be a technology producer (motanki-twist, kuvadki of fabric squares, etc.). There may be ordinances (dlya. ..
 

Who is animeshnik?


Who is animeshnik?Some people will ask themselves the question: "Who are they, these animeshniki, and what are they doing?" Others will answer immediately: "These are adults who in my twenty years still consider themselves as children and watching cartoons in the morning till late at night .. . "Animeshnik at the ...
 

Why Arabia - Saudi?


Why Arabia - Saudi?Calling the state its name - it's cool. However, nowadays it can be done either on a new continent, or in the edges, crooked, and very few people want. Among the edges of the few people right at the beginning of the twentieth century was the Arabian Peninsula ....