Greetings from “ancient Greece”


Парфенон 19 век

This photo from the early 20th century, “Ancient Greece”, so to speak – “the Parthenon in the rain.”

It is clearly seen that canny from plastered brick and at school all the same “historians” claimed that all of pure marble. But brick began to be used, according to “historians” somewhere in the 15th century. And build of brick began Kremlins and monasteries, such as the Moscow Kremlin – 1485 – 1495 years of the Novgorod – 1484 -1490, Nizhny Novgorod – 1500 – 1512, and so on, through the list.

Then the plants were shut down years polysi and civil construction, the bricks have begun to use only in the 18th century Continue reading “Greetings from “ancient Greece””

When the trees were big


In Russia, the Council on preservation of natural heritage of the nation at the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation opened the program “Trees – monuments to living nature”.

Enthusiasts throughout straine afternoon with fire you will find trees from two hundred years of age and older. Continue reading “When the trees were big”

Tell me, Uncle …

 Monument to Minin and Pozharsky
The monument to Minin and Pozharsky. 1818

Who wrote “Mu-mu”
– Turgenev.
– And why the monument to Gogol?
In honor of the victory over the enemy in the War of 1812 in 1818, in Moscow, on which the brunt, unveiled a monument to Minin and Pozharsky, the heroes of the war in 1612.

On the wave of patriotism Pushkin wrote a poem about the glory of Russian weapons:

Cheers! we is broken; bend Swedes.
O glorious hour! a nice view!
More pressure – and the enemy flees.
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