THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Georges the Victorious's image in Russian heraldry

2017. 3, pp. 37-41

Zakutnov O.I. - Ph.D. (History), Associate Professor, Astrakhan State University, 20a Tatishcheva Str., Astrakhan, 414056, Russian Federation, zakutnov-oleg@mail.ru

This article is devoted to judgment of an image of Georges the Victorious in Russian heraldry. The great martyr Georges the Victorious one of the most dear Saints who for Russians was of particular importance. Georges the Victorious the patron of soldiers and the defender of the world of people, the one who has managed to make a spiritual feat. For the courage of the true soldier shown in the face of death for a spiritual victory of Georges the Victorious Christians of the different countries honor. Georges the Victorious's image as rider the two-headed eagle striking with a spear of a dragon and crowned, have entered the State Emblem of Russia.

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