Dating ru sergiev posad
The most significant iconostasis of the Lavra was created by the famous Russian icon painters Andrey Rublev and Daniil Cherniy.
The famous icon "The Holy Trinity" was painted especially for this iconostasis by Rublev.
The majority of districts are still bearing charming old names such as Hardware Settlement (Skobianoy Poselok), Peasant Village (Krestianskaya Sloboda) or Birds' Town (Ptitsegrad).
Several chapters of Russian History can be easily illustrated with the pictures of Sergiev Posad which is a small town located in the Moscow Region.
Tatar yoke, Andrey Rublev and Dmitry Donskoy, the fight between Peresvet and Chelubey, Minin and Pozharsky, Peter the Great and Savva Mamontov - all these great people and events are more or less related to Sergiev Posad.
Now the Museum displays are housed in 4 expositional complexes in the historical center of the town.1. Sergius Lavra of the 14th – 19th cc.” presents the art collection formed in the Trinity-St.
Sergius Monastery was supplemented by the collections of Russian folk and contemporary applied and decorative art.
The Lavra withstood the 16-year siege of the Polish and Lithuanian interventionists, at the time of the Streltsy Uprising it served as a refuge for tsarevna Sofia Alekseevna, Ivan and Peter tsareviches.