This novel is believed to be partially based on Tolstoy's own experiences. It is the story of a Russian soldier, Dmitri, and his time spent in the Caucasus. He befriends an old Cossack and meets a Cossack girl, Maryanka, and falls in love. As the story progresses, he learns more about himself and comes to realize how wrong and immoral his former life in Russian High Society was.
Bram Stocker (1847 - 1912) - irlandskij romanist i avtor korotkih rasskazov. Ego samyj izvestnyj goticheskij roman - "Drakula", vpervye opublikovannyj v 1897 godu. Londonskij jurist Dzhonatan Harker otpravljaetsja v zamok Drakuly, chtoby oformit' dokumenty na sobstvennost' v Londone, no popadaet v lovushku, i emu nachinaet kazat'sja, chto on shodit s uma, nastol'ko uzhasno vsjo proishodjashhee.
'RRussian history as told through the lives of its most important figures. This is a classic work by prominent Russian historian Nikolai Kostomarov, one of the founders of Russian historical thought.
The New Testament: The Gospel of Matthew contains a narrative history, genealogy, parables, sermons, and some prophetic oracles. It was written in the first century AD by the Apostle Matthew, who was a disciple of Jesus Christ. This book tells how Jesus Christ sent his disciples to preach the Gospel to the whole world.
The New Testament: The Gospel of Mark is one of the four canonical gospels and the three synoptic gospels. It was written around AD 66-70 by John Mark, a companion and interpreter of the Apostle Peter. This book tells of the ministry of Jesus, from his baptism by John the Baptist to his death, his burial, and the discovery of the empty tomb. It doesn't contain any postresurrection appearances.
The New Testament: The Gospel of John is one of the four canonical gospels in the New Testament. The majority of scholars say that it was written around AD 90-100 by John the Apostle, son of Zebedee and one of Jesus' 12 apostles. It traditionally appears fourth, after the synoptic gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke.
The New Testament: The Gospel of Luke is the third of the four canonical gospels. It was written around AD 80-100. It traditionally doesn't name its author, but the church believes it was written by Luke the Evangelist, a companion of Paul. This book tells of the origins, birth, ministry, death, resurrection, and ascension of the Messiah Jesus Christ.
The classic work by prominent Russian historian Nikolai Kostomarov, one of the founders of Russian historical thought.
The famous historical study of the outstanding Russian historian, one of the founders of Russian historical thought Kostomarov Nikolai Ivanovich (1817-1885), tells about Stepan Razin, Cossack leader who led a major uprising against the nobility and Tsar's bureaucracy in South Russia.