THE CIVILIZATION OF ANCIENT RUSSIA
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Box : genuine leather , velvet . Coat and lining - metal special alloy . Handmade .
size : 365х450х200мм.
Discusses the origin, historical and cultural roles of large urban centers, the reader will be acquainted with the latest achievements of domestic archaeology. City appear as centers of civilization started. The emergence of ancient civilization synchronously urbanization, the Christianization of the Eastern Slavs, the emergence of they have a written culture. Special attention is given to ecclesiastical and secular architecture, with their synthesis of the arts (painting, iconography, liturgical objects). Imbued with symbolic language, they carried high spiritual ideals. Unified moral guidance have contributed to the stabilization and consolidation of the society. The invaluable role of the monasteries, these "glorious mansion", the humble places of work, centers of education, leaving the original thinkers. The natives of the monasteries develop land on the North and North-East of Europe, not fearing nor Gentile, neither forest thicket nor icy lakes and seas. In times of enemy invasions quiet abode became fortresses, monks – warriors. Related common theme of the essays is not claiming a strict "academic" form, intended not only to scientists and specialists but also a wide range of readers – fans of national antiquities. The task is to overcome the confrontation between "scientific" and "popular" is nowadays particularly acute. For example, the evolution of cities, the UPS and downs of their culture can be judged on the overall development of civilization of Ancient Russia.