Sergiev PosadSCHOOL №6 FORM 9 B Pages of History: Linking Past and Present
Sistine Madonna The Sistine Madonna is a painting by the Italian High Renaissance artist Raphael, 1512–1514.Raphael was highly admired by his contemporaries.The painting was intended to decorate the tomb of Pope Julius II. It was for some time located in the convent of St Sixtus in Piacenza and was later donated by the monks to Augustus III of Saxony.
The canvas with the Virgin, Child and Saints Sixtus and Barbara is characterized by an imaginary space created by the figures themselves. The figures stand on a bed of clouds, framed by heavy curtains. The Virgin actually appears to descend from a heavenly space.
"I may disgree with what you say Voltaire: but I will defend to death your right to say it."
Intermediate-RangeNuclear Forces Treaty
Leonov's second trip into space was similarly significant — he commanded the Soviet side of the Apollo-Soyuz mission, Soyuz 19.
He introduced measures that resulted in the abolition of slavery, issuing his Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 and promoting the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution.
Lincoln has consistently been ranked by scholars as one of the greatest U.S. Presidents.
The Berlin Wall was a physical barrier erected by the German Democratic Republic (GDR) (East Germany) completely encircling West Berlin, separating it from East Germany, including East Berlin. During its existence from 1961 to 1989, the Wall stopped almost all emigration and separated East Germany from West Germany for more than a quarter of a century . During a revolutionary wave sweeping across the Eastern Bloc, the East German government announced on November 9, 1989, after several weeks of civil unrest, that all GDR citizens could visit West Germany and West Berlin. The fall of the Berlin Wall paved the way for German reunification, which was formally concluded on October 3, 1990.
Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin was born on the 9th of March, 1934. He was born in the village of Klushino in the Smolensk region.Yuri was an active, brave and curious boy. His father was jack of all trades and he helped his son when Yura made toy planes by hand. In 1955 he entered a school for pilots. Then he became a pilot and joined the first group of cosmonauts. On April 12, 1961 Yuri Gagarin flew into space and spent 108 minutes there. It was the first time in history that the Russian spaceship "Vostok" with the man on board was in space. After his flight he visited many countries and saw millions of people. Gagarin became a Hero of our country.
Adam Smith was born in June 1723 (exact date of its birth is unknown) 5th in small town Kirkcaldy in the Scottish district Fife, in a family of the customs official. His birth. At the age of 4 years he was stolen by guises, but quickly rescued by his uncle and returned to the mother.
At the age of 14 years in Glasgow, where for two years he studied ethical bases of philosophy under the direction of Frensisa Hatchesona he has entered the university. In 1740 he has arrived in Bejlliol-college in Oxford and has finished training in it in 1746.
In 1748 Smith has started to give lectures in Edinburgh under the protection of lord Kejmsa. Preparation of lectures for students of this university also became a push to the formulation by of its representations about economy problems. The aspiration to look at the person from three parties was a basis of the scientific theory of Adam Smith.