May 23, 2018
THE OLDEST TEMPLE
One of the oldest cities in the world is Kerch. It is known that its territory was inhabited in prehistoric times. Among the main attractions of Kerch are numerous excavations of ancient cities and mounds, ancient fortresses.This is the location of Crimea's oldest and one of the...
May 18, 2018
The literary genre "utopia" acquired its name from the novel by the same title, published by Thomas Moore in 1516. Various authors have tried to imagine a perfect society and describe it in the form of a project, tale, or novel. Plato's Republic is probably the first known utopia, describing th...
May 15, 2018
Invisible Wings is a Malayalam short documentary film about a tea-selling globe trotter. Malayalam is one of the languages spoken at the southern tip of Indian peninsula. The documentary won the Best Short Film at Filmfare Awards this year. Deservedly.
With little money but a heart full of d...
May 12, 2018
When one looks at the frescos painted by Viktor Vasnetsov (1848-1926), one is overwhelmed by the sense of wonder and respect. Catholic religious painting is representational, Orthodox is symbolic, and Vasnetsov's paintings are realistic, but not sufficiently realistic to obliterate the symbolic mean...
Apr 28, 2018
On October 27, the Russian Orthodox Church celebrated the Icon of the Theotokos of the Gate of Dawn. The icon is found above the northern city gate in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. The icon is venerated by both Roman Catholics and the Orthodox. It is considered one of the most important C...