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 ...
 

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 ...