Why Peter I forbade build stone houses in Russia, besides the capital?


Why Peter I forbade build stone houses in Russia, besides the capital?October 20, 1714 Tsar Peter I issued a decree banning the stone building across Russia and the erection of a new capital exclusively stone "model homes". Now the construction of stone houses anywhere except St. Petersburg, very ...
 

Who really discovered Australia?


Who really discovered Australia?Often the story of one pampered and completely overlooks the other unjust. Examples are numerous. Captain Cook ever recorded in history as the discoverer of Australia. The sad fate that befell the gallant captain, known ...
 

Why not Griboyedov duel because Skalozub?


Why not Griboyedov duel because Skalozub?It has become traditional, the artists playing Skalozub in Woe from Wit ", presents his rough martinet, a kind of bourbon and a man frankly dull. And so whether it depicted Griboyedoff? The first doubts about this interpretation of the image ...
 

Why Krishna awarded thief?


Why Krishna awarded thief?Jagannath Temple in Puri, the Indian city - one of the most amazing and mysterious temples in India with an ancient and interesting history. Jagannath - Lord of the world means, as the great temple dedicated to Lord Krishna. ... Once upon a time back in ...
 

Why should have to tell children about the opening of the cave paintings?


Why should have to tell children about the opening of the cave paintings?Because this discovery did just children! Imagine, just childish curiosity horizons of artistic culture in the tens of thousands of years. The story of these amazing adventures can be a ticket to the world of history, and inspire ...
 

Who saved Red Riding Hood? More editions of fairy tales S. Perrault


Who saved Red Riding Hood? More editions of fairy tales S. PerraultAlthough the Russians for the first time were able to read in their native language fairy tale by Charles Perrault, only in 1768 - when the soul of the author has long left the mortal earth - we need a story after all from that. Russian translation of a collection called "Tales of ...
 

Why Saltykov-Shchedrin compared censorship with "muzzle the dog"? Part 1


Why Saltykov-Shchedrin compared censorship with "muzzle the dog"? Part 1In the late 19 th century members of the Imperial Public Library found a document unknown to them. It was called the "Register of Works" free Russian printing ". He was kept in a locked box. At that time led the library ...
 

Whose feet imprinted battle-painter? The scandal at the exhibition


Whose feet imprinted battle-painter? The scandal at the exhibitionAs an artist and an officer became the center of a scandal in the hall "Passage" at the St. Petersburg exhibition - we know from the newspapers. Nevertheless, the story recall, with different variations in attitudes towards it - from the playful to the indignant. Narkiz N. Bunin ...
 

Why Saltykov-Shchedrin compared censorship with "muzzle the dog"? Part 2


Why Saltykov-Shchedrin compared censorship with "muzzle the dog"? Part 2Censors during the long history of mankind fought with "harmful" ideas. Particularly strong interest in this structure appeared in power since the beginning of printing and publishing newspapers. At different times and in different countries that abolished censorship, then ...
 

Who is she - Black Lady Niasvizh castle?


Who is she - Black Lady Niasvizh castle?It is called the Belarusian medieval Juliet, Helen of the Middle Ages. Belarusian writer and historian of the XIX century, Vladislav Syrokomlya wrote that her life "... more sorrowful than the history of the famous martyrs crowned Anne Boleyn, ...
 

Why Saltykov-Shchedrin compared censorship with "muzzle the dog"? Part 3


Why Saltykov-Shchedrin compared censorship with "muzzle the dog"? Part 3One of the articles Lunacharsky, People's Commissar of Education, wrote: "Censorship? How awful! But no less dreadful words: prison, a bayonet, the state ... Censorship only feature ordering socialist life ... "In 1930, the censors finally ...
 

Who said good-bye Yesenin in his poem "Good-bye, my friend ...»? Part 1


Who said good-bye Yesenin in his poem "Good-bye, my friend ...»? Part 1Sheet of paper with the parting line Yesenin, written in blood, brought to the Hotel Angleterre December 28, 1925 by his friend, the poet of twenty-Wolf Erlich and explained how he had found. However, the investigator did not use it ...
 

Who was the prototype of the ghosts of the "Black Castle Olshansky?


Who was the prototype of the ghosts of the "Black Castle Olshansky?Black Castle Olshansky. Month dives into the darkness tuchah.Bashni vague dreams of the past dremuchem.Slushayut chilly wind, howling in the distant plains, Listening, as the tooth aspen tremble with fear. Y, as dead and quiet! Darkness, as in ...
 

Who said good-bye Yesenin in his poem "Good-bye, my friend ...»? Part 2


Who said good-bye Yesenin in his poem "Good-bye, my friend ...»? Part 2In May last year of his life Yesenin seriously ill in Baku - about twenty days in hospital. Recovered and was about to fly to Tehran by plane and came to say goodbye to Kachalov - at this time he was there on tour ....
 

Who said good-bye Yesenin in his poem "Good-bye, my friend ..."? Part 3


Who said good-bye Yesenin in his poem "Good-bye, my friend ..."? Part 3Galina Benislavskuyu Yesenin called a true friend and a "real zabotnitsey. He wrote to her for eight months before his death at the Hotel Angleterre: "Gal, dear! I repeat to you that you are very, very dear to me. Yes, and you yourself know that without your ...