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 ....
 

Whose spirit hovers over Helsinki? The story of his mistress


Whose spirit hovers over Helsinki? The story of his mistressThe young and rapidly growing city of Helsinki became the capital of Finland is not so long ago, only in 1812 by order of Russian Tsar Alexander the First. It is thanks to him you can see some similarities between St. Petersburg and Helsinki. But ...
 

Who is "Frau shade"? Elsa Koch - horror of Buchenwald with a woman's face


Who is "Frau shade"? Elsa Koch - horror of Buchenwald with a woman's faceA man sitting on the bench. Not far from him sat an old lady with a dog. A man about something passionately said, but the old woman listened with half an ear, not even turning to him. Meanwhile, he was sober and neat - probably just looking for a good companion ....
 

Why Mauser rifle in 1998 (Mauser G98) was so popular worldwide?


Why Mauser rifle in 1998 (Mauser G98) was so popular worldwide?This rifle, as well as sub-machine gun MR-38/40, the famous "Aunt Erma", which we mistakenly call "Schmeiser", interested me still in the process of working on an article about the Warsaw uprising. But the "Auntie" - later on, and today - about her ....
 

Who was in the retinue of Woland? Black Magic and Its Exposure


Who was in the retinue of Woland? Black Magic and Its ExposureWhy is Satan in the novel MA Bulgakov called Woland? Yes, because another nickname, Mephistopheles, was already firmly associated with "Faust" IV Goethe (and even with Gounod). Not addict! Here MA Bulgakov and chose to Satan, who came to Moscow, more ...
 

Why Russia Hussars not married? Part 1


Why Russia Hussars not married? Part 1Russian officer is always perceived in society as a dashing swordsman, ready to lay down his head for the Tsar and the fatherland, but in civilian life, he spendthrift, a bully, playboy and ladies man, always striving to cuckolded husbands gullible. And it was not ...