Who Ryurikovich undeservedly forgotten by the national history? Part 3


Who Ryurikovich undeservedly forgotten by the national history? Part 3Under attack squads Mikhail Vasilyevich Skopina-Shumsky was lifted the siege of the Trinity-Sergius Lavra, and Tushynskiy thief fled in Kaluga. At the end of the second week of March 1610 from Moscow, with the greatest honor greeted his liberator. Boyars carried ...
 

Why is "Bartholomew's Night" has become synonymous with mass murder of defenseless people?


Why is "Bartholomew's Night" has become synonymous with mass murder of defenseless people?The expression "Bartholomew's Night" has long been included in the languages of many nations, meaning cruel assassination of defenseless people who are unable to resist. His appearance was preceded by real events in France, when the night of 24 ...
 

Why the guide exclaimed in alarm: "The Russian are coming!"?


Why the guide exclaimed in alarm: "The Russian are coming!"?The old Uglich - the city-picture (in the front part), city-Intourist. Perhaps, in the sense of tourism service now and orientrirovan more on foreign guests. It is understandable: the income from them more, besides it, this income, "color" ...
 

Why September 8 commemorates the monk-warrior Peresvet?


Why September 8 commemorates the monk-warrior Peresvet?On September 8, Kulikovo first accepted death in battle monk-warrior Peresvet, indicating Russian ratification path to victory. And victory is so important for Russia, was reached, although the battle was extremely difficult and bloody. And Alexander Peresvet from this day forever ...
 

Who was the rebel Pugachev's worse?


Who was the rebel Pugachev's worse?In 1790 came without mentioning the author a book with the original name, which at first glance could be useful as a guide, a pointer to an amateur Wanderings: A Journey from Petersburg to Moscow. This way, many long described: ...
 

Who lived in a medieval Russian city?


Who lived in a medieval Russian city?Pritula his ship, say, the Bolkhovskaya pier and went out into the streets of Veliky Novgorod, a German merchant would have thought that the city entirely populated by knights. Over the log bridge knocked horseshoe horses, on which stood proud, bearded men in armor with ...
 

Why such a high was the price the Soviet victory in WWII?


Why such a high was the price the Soviet victory in WWII?Prior to the 90-ies the problem in the Soviet literature in general has not been investigated. Now scientists decide who are victims of this war, with associated large human losses on the part of the USSR, and other problems. Lack of scientists from different ...
 

Who's the master bath?


Who's the master bath?In East Slavic mythology, a character called the mop. This spirit dwells in the bath, ie kind of brownie. In some places it was called baynikom, baennikom, baynoshko, laznikom. Found of a stove, heater or a regiment. Works ...
 

Who was the "thorn in the culture of the XII century"? On the great and sinful love.


Who was the "thorn in the culture of the XII century"? On the great and sinful love.History is replete with examples of unusual and exciting relationship between a man and a woman. Name them all the same - love but this love story intervened, church, improbable coincidences. In a small house next to the cathedral ...
 

Why a choir?


Why a choir?Often adults will begin its work and Buy a family with a longing happy school and college years. It would seem that the joy of life - dreams, adventures, friends - everything was there. And for many, the realization ...
 

Who is Maxim Gorky brought in "Life of Klim Samgin as" thick poet "?


Who is Maxim Gorky brought in "Life of Klim Samgin as" thick poet "?Today's release of "Anthology of the Patriotic Poetry" will be dedicated to the poet, who had a very difficult and somewhat mystical destiny. He lived as old as our great genius - Alexander Pushkin. But remained in the history of virtually ...
 

Who is on what "dog ate? On the origin of idiom


Who is on what "dog ate? On the origin of idiomThe expression "eat dog" on something means experienced in some sort of business person, expert, master. Potebnya believes that it formed a pillar of peasant life in which one of the hardest lessons considered mowing: "mowing can only ...
 

Who was the heir to the Russian rulers Dmitry Donskoy and Mamaia?


Who was the heir to the Russian rulers Dmitry Donskoy and Mamaia?According to legend, divided into Kulikovo Field in 1380, Horde khan khan fled and was killed in a clash with Khan Tokhtamysh. Sons of Mamaia to escape, were captured by Lithuanian Prince Vitold. They were baptized, went to his service and received a lot of city ...
 

Why the Cossacks of the people felt invincible?


Why the Cossacks of the people felt invincible?Zaporozhets deceive the devil himself "- said in Ukraine. On the "glorious knights" Zaporozhian a legend, thoughts, songs. It was rumored, though some of the Cossacks, even the bullet does not take a sword and no cuts. Rumors about their exploits and battles ...
 

Who remembers the Orthodox Church on October 15?


Who remembers the Orthodox Church on October 15?In the far-distant past, which was 18 centuries ago, in a distant overseas Antioch, in the pagan family was born a boy and named him Cyprian (Greek name translates - originally from Cyprus). With seven years for twenty-three years he learned the ...