Russia and Rus culture and history
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-10 17:20
Pravda: A "biofield" surrounding an icon housed in the Hermitage Museum caused weakness, headaches and high blood pressure, leading to the artwork's removal from public display.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-10 12:14
Hundreds of birchbark drawings dating from the 11th through 15th centuries have given a new insight into life in medieval Russia. Among the documents are a number of children's drawings.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-29 13:13
Hundreds of history buffs recreate a battle from the Hundred Years War over a weekend in the Ukraine.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-07-24 16:59
Following a three-year restoration of St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow's most recognizable landmark, experts say that it may be necessary to strengthen the foundation to keep the building from collapsing.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-15 17:00
Of the 24 new sites added to UNESCO's list of heritage sites, several date to medieval times.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-08 20:56
Svetlana Zhulnickova, who works for the Russian open air museum Karelia, has spent many years researching traditional Russian practices and how they affect folklore. In 1999, she gave a lecture on the use of the spindle in world folklore.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2003-07-04 14:00
Dame Aoife has done extensive research on sources for Slavs and Rus during the medieval time period. Her annoted links are now available.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-05-02 15:22
An exhibit, "The Legacy of Genghis Khan: Courtly Art and Culture in Western Asia 1256-1353," will be at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art April 13-July 27, 2003.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2002-12-16 18:15
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