Includes a history of the Russian Icon and its role in Russian life, Novgorod Icons, Pskov Icons, Moscow Icons, Tver Icons, Wonder-Working Icons, celebrated icon painters of early Russia, and a list of border scenes of Hagiographicals and Feasts Icons. Illustrated in full color
This fourth edition of the Oxford Russian Dictionary is guaranteed to continue to be a leader in its field. This dictionary is an invaluable text for any serious student of Russian, or any Russian native speaker learning English. This fully updated and revised edition includes new supplementary material with a correspondence section, grammar help, and special treatment of commonly used but tricky words. The text has also been updated with thousands of new English and Russian words, especially important given changes in language and culture over the last few years. The dictionary is more accessible than ever for those struggling to master Russian -- words are now shown in context to help users select the most appropriate translation. In addition, American English coverage has been greatly expanded. It remains the reference for Russian and English-speakers alike. 500000 words, phrases, and translations.