Софійскій соборъ [Izomaterial] = Cathédrale de St. Sophie = Sophienkathedrale: species photography. - [beg. XX century.]. - Phototype; 12x18; 9.6 × 15.9. - (Kiiv - Souvenir de Kieff). - The image is horizontal. - View of St. Sophia Cathedral with a bell tower; on the cathedral square - a monument to Bogdan Khmelnitsky
1. St. Sophia Cathedral (Kiev, city, Ukraine) - History - early. 20 cent. -- Photo. 2. Territory of Russia (collection). 3. Kiev - the beginning. 20 cent. - Species photo. 4. Photos are documentary.
World-famous monument of history, architecture and monumental painting of the first half of the 11th century. It was built during the heyday of Kievan Rus during the reign of Yaroslav the Wise in honor of the victory over the Pechenegs in 1036. It was built as the main metropolitan temple of Rus. For a long time it remained a public and cultural and political center of Kievan Rus, but for a long history has undergone many destruction and rebuilding. At the end of the ХVІІ - the beginning of the ХVІІІ century. the cathedral acquired the features of Ukrainian baroque, the territory was fenced with a stone wall, a bell tower was erected. The cathedral was preserved.
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