The Eastern Orthodox marriage ceremony includes the "crowning" of the couple. They are told their role is to be the rulers of their household, but also that these are crowns of martyrdom. (The crown in Byzantine iconography indicates the person died for Christ. "Martyria" means witness; they witnesses their commitment to Christ) The sacrificial aspect of marriage is emphasized in the words of the rite.

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Traditional Russian weddings include a crowning ceremony to symbolise that the bride and groom will become the king and queen of their own family

Russian style woolen long skirt "Russian seasons" Russian national traditional costume

Russian style woolen long skirt "Russian seasons" Russian national traditional costume- so beautiful!

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Traditional costumes of boyars, Russian medieval aristocrats. 16th century, modern replica. #history

Traditional costumes of boyars, Russian medieval aristocrats.In Medieval Russia, the Boyars represented an aristocratic.

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Russian Traditional Clothes

Russian traditional folk clothes for non nobel people: bast shoes, shawl, shugay, sarafan, kokoshnik etc.

Russian Couples...Under self autonomy tribes flourish. Under globalism people become zombies used like pieces of meat and wage slaves.

Perfect clothing for my main characters in my TE story. At least their formal clothing when they finally take the throne. where was THIS when I was costuming The Tempest?

Russian Wool Shawl - Here's a corner of a handmade Russian Wool Shawl, the intricacy and detail of these amaze me every time I look at it. This one comes from the Pavlovo Posad Shawl Manufacture, located in the village of Pavlovo Posad which is located outside of Moscow.

Russian Wool Shawl - Here's a corner of a handmade Russian Wool Shawl, Pavlovo Posad Shawl Manufacture, located in the village of Pavlovo Posad which is located outside of Moscow.

The Patternbank team recently stumbled on these pattern enhanced photographic works from Russian art studio Yakovley & Aleeva. Here mixing fashion and opulent Slavic culture to create a collection of stunningly beautiful folklore statements. Vibrant colour, Russian culture and rich pattern collide to deliver an updated folk look. See more of Yakovley & Aleeva’ s work here on their Behance portfolio site.

Slavic Folklore Photography - Yakovley & Aleeva

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A wolf's legs feed him (Effort is necessary) - Russian maxim .Top 20 Russian Idioms, Proverbs & Sayings.

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