The Pere Lachaise cemetery in Paris is known to the whole world not only for its graceful statues and tombstones, but also for its mysterious mystical stories. The heroine of one of them for several centuries has been the Russian lady Elizaveta Demidova, the crypt of which is considered to be perhaps the main “attraction” of this last refuge of departed celebrities.
In the late 1950s, a student named Jacques was hit by a taxi in a street in Paris. The poor fellow died on the way to the hospital. It would seem that such an unusual thing in this event – something quite often happens in everyday life. Continue reading
John the Theologian could not help hearing about the earthquake of the sixty-third year BC. This earthquake occurred on the territory of the modern Kerch Strait, that is, on the territory of our country.
The earthquake was fateful for the Pontic kingdom and for the Asia Minor province of Assia, which was then part of it, the former Ionia (where John the Theologian lived later). Perhaps the earthquake was one of the reasons for the death of this state.
Who now, except for historians, remembers the Pontic kingdom, once no less powerful than Rome? .. Continue reading