Life Of Remarkable People: Marco Vovchok

Seeing that name on the cover of the book is easy to imagine the dense dlinnousogo Ukrainian. In the meantime, here is the entry made Taras Shevchenko in his diary read, “Folk Tales” Marco Vovchok: “… What a sublimely beautiful the creation of this woman! .. You will need to write a letter to her and thank her for her joy, delivered an inspirational reading her book. ” For Ukrainian male pseudonym concealed the young woman – Maria Vilinsky. She was born in Orel in the family landed gentry. For a while she studied at Kharkov, but education could not finish: a family ruined, and she went to live with her aunt in the Eagle, to become a teacher of her children.

Here She met with the Ukrainian ethnographer A. Markovic, exiled in Eagle for their participation in a secret organization. Soon the young people got married and moved to Ukraine. From village to village, from town to town get over his wife Marcovich, collecting and recording folk tales, thoughts, proverbs, legends and songs. Maria had a surprisingly delicate ear, with her voice set to music by more than 200 Ukrainian songs. Gentle melodiousness, intimacy and artlessness of folk Ukrainian songs like then switched to literary works that she began to write in Ukrainian.

A theme of these works was the life of enslaved people. The writer well learned it during his travels from village to village. The first eleven stories Marco Vovchok were published in 1858. This book, bearing the name “Folk Tales” was greeted with enthusiasm criticism. According to the AP Kropotkin “All educated Russia reveled in tales of Marco Vovchok and wept over the fate of her heroines peasant.” In 1859 came “Stories of Russian national life.” They were written in Russian. Ukrainian bourgeois nationalists regarded it as “treason” Ukraine. “Yes, let him write even in the Samoyed, if only in the writings of her was the truth!

Last Opening Of Leonardo Da Vinci

Latest discovery of Leonardo da Vinci "Describe a woodpecker tongue and jaw alligator." What is it? Record biologist or ornithologist? No. This is the record of the great scientist, thinker and artist Leonardo da Vinci. This person was interested in everything: laws of mechanics, and questions of geology, and structure of human, animal and plant species, and the questions of the universe, and, finally, the laws of perspective and composition, the image of plant, light, color, shadow, shape, face, clothes … Writing about the woodpecker and the crocodile he needed to comprehend the laws … mechanics. The fact that the movement is extremely peculiar language of the woodpecker, and the crocodile, the old ideas, unlike other animals, the upper jaw is movable. Leonardo da Vinci born in 1452.

He died in 1519. He left to posterity, except for pictures, the works in the form of drawings, sketches and records of their thoughts, inventions and discoveries. His time has not come .- contemporaries could neither appreciate nor make it proposals. Gradually the human race, not knowing his legacy, "open" to them long ago discovered and described. But Leonardo was a talented versatile: he played the lute was invented by him, sang and loved to tell funny, they invented stories, ask friends, puzzles and riddles, and then laughingly explained to them. But it is a riddle, not relying on intelligence contemporaries, he sent us, his descendants, and threw into the future, as quit in the sky pigeon …

AND This mystery bird flew over the XVI, XVII, XVIII and XIX centuries, and no this bird was not caught … And so, unsolved, she flew to the middle of the XX century. And this mystery, leaving us, the great Leonardo taynopisets sealed with seven seals in the image itself his famous painting – the Mona Lisa in the face of the Mona Lisa! And now, in the XX century this puzzle is trying to solve everyone who looks at the famous portrait. Mona Lisa! This is a household name.