Anne Paule Dominique De Noailles Marqui by none
Anne Paule Dominique De Noailles Marqui
Author: none
Title: Anne Paule Dominique De Noailles Marqui
ISBN10: 5875161914
ISBN13: 978-5875161919
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
Pages:
Publisher: Zhurnal "Neva" (2002)
Language: Russian
Size pdf: 1542 kb
Size epub: 1331 kb
Rating: 3.7 ✪
Votes: 429
Category: Reference
Subcategory: Be the first to review this item
The Order of St. George was one of the highest Russian military orders. It was founded in 1769 by Catherine the Great. St. George, protector of warriors, was one of the most honored saints in Russia. The story of his victory over the dragon is one the most popular in Old Russian literature. The order also had two unofficial but very common names: Soldatskii Georgii (Egorii) and Georgievskii Krest. This book include biographical sketches of all the cavaliers of the order. Bibliographic references.