Богато иллюстрированное подарочное издание с золотым тиснением на обложке. Книга вложена в твердый футляр. Novgorod the Great - one of ancient Russia's most important trading, historical and cultural centers - comes to life in vivid prose and images. Author E.A.Gordienko, a specialist in the city's art and architecture with a Ph.
D. in history, delves into Novgorod's history and culture, to recreate for readers the riches of Novgorod's past and the thoughts and feelings of the people who created the city's greatest works of art. The city's many architectural masterpieces, frescos, icons and precious crafts are captured by the camera of acclaimed photographer V.E.Gippenreiter. This book will delight and inform both specialists and non-specialists alike.