Haunted house: 5 mysterious estates in Russia, where they promise a meeting with the unknown
In Europe, houses and castles associated with mystical stories are always popular among tourists. Ghosts that supposedly live in ancient palaces become a brand for which fans of the unknown…

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Destruction of Atlantis
The fall of an asteroid or comet fragments to explain the death of Atlantis, supporters of its location in the Atlantic ocean are most often attracted to space disasters. The…

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Haunted castles
Travel is different. Someone just wants to change the environment and relax, and someone is looking for new tastes and goes on a culinary journey. Some people like to get…

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Two brides for one groom: the Mystery of the picturesque plot of the mystical betrothal of Saint Catherine

Among the works of masters of the Renaissance and later periods of the history of painting, there are often those that depict the “mystical betrothal of Saint Catherine”. At the same time, the essence of what is happening may seem vague – after all, the engagement in the usual modern understanding of the canvas does not occur. It turns out that the brides in these paintings could be two different women, but the groom – always one.

Saint Catherine of Alexandria lived in Egypt in the third century ad. Before the adoption of Christianity, she was named Dorothea and was the daughter of the ruler of Alexandria. The girl was famous for her extraordinary beauty, wisdom, and spiritual qualities, and was, of course, an enviable bride, but as a bridegroom she wanted only the most worthy – the one who would surpass her in everything. Continue reading

Socialism came 9,000 years ago, or what do we know about the Bronze age
The bronze age is not just an era when people began to kill each other with bronze swords instead of stone axes. It was in the bronze age that the…

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Two brides for one groom: the Mystery of the picturesque plot of the mystical betrothal of Saint Catherine
Among the works of masters of the Renaissance and later periods of the history of painting, there are often those that depict the "mystical betrothal of Saint Catherine". At the…

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Mystical cities
Mysticism is the name given to any phenomenon or event that cannot be explained. However, there is still an incredible number of mystical places on the planet that have manifested…

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Destruction of Atlantis
The fall of an asteroid or comet fragments to explain the death of Atlantis, supporters of its location in the Atlantic ocean are most often attracted to space disasters. The…

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