Beautiful Park, famous people under the name of “Askold’s grave” — the place of many unfortunate things. Here in ancient times was dead and buried Prince Askold, after alternately gave way to the Church, city and German cemeteries, and in the middle of the twentieth century buried the soldiers who died during the liberation of Kiev. Many changes have endured and the Church of St. Nicholas at Askold grave: from the sanctuary to the Park pavilion.
The history of the Park “Askold’s grave”
According to the ancient legend, Askold’s tomb owes its name to the head of the Kiev. Prince Askold was deceived and murdered in 882, and then buried at the place of his death. The cause of the tragedy was the desire of the Novgorod Prince Oleg to take the place of Kievan ruler.
Another name of the area — “Ugric tract” (“Ugorske tract”). It appears QC memo about ugrah, which in ancient times led a nomadic life and set up camp near the Askold grave. Thereafter, the tribe moved West, where he founded his own public education — Hungary. Continue reading
A group of scientists and archaeologists from the universities of Durham and West Florida have conducted studies of ancient human remains that were buried about two thousand years to ancient Roman cemeteries. The researchers used a method of isotope analysis by which scientists were able to determine the conditions under which was formed the tooth enamel of ancient people, what they ate and the water drank in life. Thus, experts were able to establish, who was a native of Ancient Rome, and who came from other places.
Journalists Express News . referring to the materials published in the expert edition of PLoS One, has told its readers that eight of the examined human remains there are obvious signs that their diet has undergone major changes. In particular, it was found that these people came from Northern Africa, though figure out whether it was a voluntary action or compulsory, is not possible. Moreover, in those days it could be as the people who arrived in Ancient Rome with the purpose of training, and slaves. Continue reading
The collection of archaeological antiquities of the Historical Museum has acquired a unique treasure trove of a hundred items relating to the early history of the Slavs. The sets of jewelry of exceptional beauty were withdrawn by employees of FSB in the so-called “black diggers” who found a hidden treasure somewhere in the South of the Bryansk region.
Treasures from the treasure placed in the permanent exhibition of the Historical Museum, and now everyone can see the bronze of the hryvnia, bracelets, brooches, lapel chain and parts of horse harness decorated in dark red champlevé enamel. The idea of Russian antiquities formed many paintings and book illustrations by Vasnetsov. As a result a widespread misconception that the ornaments of the ancient Slavs consisted of continuous small flourishes and floral motifs. However, the objects from the treasure of very different – concise, solid details, more rectangular, and triangular. Scientists have yet to study the new arrival. While they suggest that the hoard was buried in the third century of our era. Continue reading