Priest James, Jesus’ Brother. The Virgin Nativity Cathedral wall painting. Section of Central Lengthwise Nave North View

Priest James, Jesus’ Brother

The Virgin Nativity Cathedral wall painting. Section of Central Lengthwise Nave North View




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Aristotle Fioravanti (Fioravanti del Albertini, Rudolfo)

Italian engineer and architect of the 15th century, native of Bologna, who was, admittedly, in charge of reconstruction of Palazzo del Podesta. In Italy
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Cost of works

From the biography of Paphnutius of Borovsk we learn that already in 1477 Dionisy’s talent was highly appreciated. Upon the completion of the wall painting
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Dionisy and Andrei Rublev

When approaching the extensive topic of “Dionisy and Rublev” related to art, theology and study of culture it should be noted that there is no unanimous
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Dionisy’s sons Theodosius and Vladimir

At the turn of the 15th and 16th centuries the Moscow school of painting was represented by the art of Dionisy and his sons. Unlike his numerous predecessors
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Fresco technique

How did medieval painters paint cathedrals? Fresco is a labour-intensive technique that requires high creative exertion, skill, speed and precision of
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Genealogy of Icon Painter Dionisy

Little is known about the life and genealogy of Dionisy, though more than about his predecessors Theophanes the Greek and Andrei Rublev. Hagiographies,
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Milestones of the St. Ferapont Belozero Monastery

1397 Cyril and Ferapont leave the Simonov Monastery in Moscow for Siverskoye Lake. 1398 Ferapont settles down on the shore of Borodoevskoye Lake. 1408
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St. Cyril of Belozero

St. Cyril was the greatest adherent of St. Sergius. His hagiography was compiled by Pakhomy Serbin on the basis of recollections gathered in the St. Cyril
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St. Ferapont of Mozhaisk (Belozero), Miracle-worker from Luzhki

The fates of St. Cyril of Belozero and St. Ferapont of Mozhaisk are intertwined hence some facts of St. Ferapont’s life can be verified in the biography
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St. Joseph, Hegumen of Volotsk

St. Joseph Volotsky (secular name Ivan Sanin) was born on 14 November 1440 in the village of Yazvitsche-Pokrovskoye, not far from the town of Volokolamsk. The
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St. Martinian of Belozero

St. Martinian of Belozero (secular name Mikhail St0monakhov) was born around 1397 in a village of Berezniki near the St. Cyril Belozero Monastery. He was
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St. Paphnutius of Borovsk, Hegumen and Miracle-Worker

St. Paphnutius of Borovsk was a disciple of the Borovsk Hegumen (abbot) Nikita, who was in turn a disciple of St. Sergius of Radonezh, and teacher of Joseph
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St. Paul Of Obnorsk and Komelsk. Vologda miracle-worker

St. Paul was born in 1317 in Moscow into a boyar family where he was raised in piety. From childhood he was noted for prayerful concentration, meekness
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St. Sergius of Radonezh

St. Sergius (secular name Bartholomew) was born in 1314 into a family of Rostov boyars, St. Cyril and St. Maria, who moved from Rostov to a settlement
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Team painting

Team (artel) painting as a form of work organization emerged in the Middle Ages. Wandering artels of craftsmen played an important role in cultural exchange,
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The Simonov Monastery

The Old Simonov Monastery was founded in 1370 with the blessing of St. Sergius of Radonezh by his disciple and nephew St. Theodore who was born in Radonezh
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