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Mikhail N. Gromov

Natalia A. Kutsenko

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Mikhail N. Gromov — DSc in Philosophy, Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Goncharnaya St., 12, p. 1, 109240 Moscow, Russia. E-mail: gromov@iph.ras.ru

Natalia A. Kutsenko — DSc in Philosophy, Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Goncharnaya St., 12, p. 1, 109240 Moscow, Russia. E-mail: operatorst9@gmail.com


Theory and history of culture




Vol. 57


pp. 33-42


March 23, 2020

Date of publication

September 28, 2020



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Old Russian art, on the one hand, is divided into a number of areas: architecture, painting, applied art, literature, music. These areas have been well studied by prominent Russian and foreign experts. On the other hand, Old Russian art is an integral phenomenon that has not been sufficiently studied in all its directions. There are, however, serious developments of professors D. S. Likhachev, V. L. Yanina, G. M. Prokhorov, V. G. Bryusova and others, who were taken into account in this study. The purpose of our research was to consider ancient Russian art in its entirety along the entire centuries-old path of development. In this case, the methods of complex source study and integration of sources were applied, which gave new positive results. Within the framework of Old Russian art, architecture is the most representative. On its basis, there is painting, applied art, singing and much more. Having passed through the epochs of the Byzantine, specific, monumental and baroque stages, Old Russian architecture is the most visible and essential embodiment of these eras. In the 17th century in the Baroque era, Ancient Russian architecture, together with literature, fine arts, singing, begins to change in the direction of the new European trend.


art, architecture, ancient temple, European, Byzantine, interior of the temple, exterior of the temple, Middle ages.


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