Who promises happiness Aquarius?


Who promises happiness Aquarius?Aquarius - the world's most ancient constellation of the sky, which was considered by the ancient Sumerians and Egyptians, and later - the Greeks, Romans, Arabs. What is curious: in different languages, it meant the same thing - pouring water (Gidrohos, Akuarius, ...
 

Why Russia is waiting for a family holiday - the fix?


Why Russia is waiting for a family holiday - the fix?In old Russia, on the second day after Candlemas, as soon as the night sky outside the window began to brighten, each peasant family began working holiday, which has long called repair. Moreover, the role of each family member were assigned in advance ....
 

Who was Peggy? Playful analysis of Russian-Scottish folk


Who was Peggy? Playful analysis of Russian-Scottish folkIn the old Peggy lived goat beard, he swept the track. Oh, what is the smart kid! 'll Dance, Peggy,'ll dance! Once there was a girl in the rural Scottish countryside. She had a puppy, a goat and a goose. Maybe someone else was, but history has brought us ...
 

Whose face is Sphinx?


Whose face is Sphinx?Of course school history know that the Great Sphinx was built in the era of Pharaoh Hafra (Greek Chephren) in the XXV century BC The official version of history even read that the Sphinx's face mimics the face of the pharaoh. However, the opening ...
 

Who is Leyla from a song by Eric Clapton?


Who is Leyla from a song by Eric Clapton?Blues - a song about a man who has no woman. Or about a man who left the woman. Or a man who does not have anything resembling a woman "- is said to Eric Clapton, and said not for the effect. Okazyvetsya great guitarist, ...
 

Why the Emperor Nicholas I tried to imagine the poet Mikhail Lermontov crazy?


Why the Emperor Nicholas I tried to imagine the poet Mikhail Lermontov crazy?February 18 (March 2, New Style) 1837 cornet of the Life Guards Hussar Regiment Mikhail Lermontov was arrested and taken to the guardhouse. For Guard youth of that time to get to the guardhouse the events quite commonplace. But ...
 

Who was Don Juan? Yvette, Lisette, Musetta, Jeannette, ... oh, Georgette


Who was Don Juan? Yvette, Lisette, Musetta, Jeannette, ... oh, GeorgetteColetta, Pauletta, Claretta, Floretta ... oh, Marietta ... figure of Don Juan, as we know it (and love?), Almost five hundred years. The image was born at the crossroads of two legends: an ordinary Spanish idlers and a deceiver and - Spanish to be hanged, which ...
 

Who, when and for which he received the official title of "Benefactor of Humanity" Life of Mr. Appert


Who, when and for which he received the official title of "Benefactor of Humanity" Life of Mr. AppertNicolas Franois Upper came from a family langedokskogo prosperous merchant and moneylender. A Languedoc on the French proverb - birthplace cunning. However, the father of our hero left the field, where he amassed in a short period ...
 

Why Peter I sent the Orthodox hieromonks on warships?


Why Peter I sent the Orthodox hieromonks on warships?At all times in Russian history Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) was active in the military environment. Blessing his flock to protect the Fatherland, the Church was constantly by her side in this sensitive and difficult obedience. Until the events of October ...
 

Who was Pierre? Girl with blue hair, or Thirty-three slaps


Who was Pierre? Girl with blue hair, or Thirty-three slaps"I will beat with a stick, give slaps and slaps. This is a very funny comedy ... "(A. Tolstoy" Pinocchio "). Piero under Don Juan, though also comes from folklore. It will take people and such a hero, especially a lyric, and out of nowhere ...
 

Whose work is studied Michurin Vavilov? Luther Burbank


Whose work is studied Michurin Vavilov? Luther BurbankMarch 7, 1849, 160 years ago, in Lancaster (Mass.) in a large family farmer and manufacturer of Burbank was born the 13th child, who was named Luther. Older children were by then adults, so that nurses have enough baby ....
 

Who was Odysseus? "Again, someone in the way ships collects ...


Who was Odysseus? "Again, someone in the way ships collects ..."Muse, tell me that an experienced husband" ... Ulysses, Ulysses, he is much older than Don Juan, but also - not archaic. Also comes from folklore, but the antique, which is not shied away from adventure stories. He also challenged ...
 

Who is John Doe, or why the Chinese should not always be offended by the associative jokes?


Who is John Doe, or why the Chinese should not always be offended by the associative jokes?Once, during an informal acquaintance introduced me to a comrade from South China: - Very nice, John Ma. Remembering that John - the most common English name and surname of Ma are millions of Chinese, I laughed: - John Doe ...
 

Why the Dead Sea called Asfalticheskim?


Why the Dead Sea called Asfalticheskim?I once heard a story about how immigrants from Russia on New Year went to the Dead Sea. Naturally, relax, bathe in salt water. Morning their daughter rouses Mama: "Mama, Mama! Snow has fallen! "Mom awake even did not quite understand what it was about ....
 

Why Mikhail Romanov was elected tsar?


Why Mikhail Romanov was elected tsar?March 14 (24 new style) 1613 Michael Romanov agreed to accept the Russian empire and was officially called the sovereign. How did it happen that in war-torn country and the turmoil king chose a 16-year-old boy, utterly devoid of military ...