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МОУ « СОШ №12 С УИИЯ» Учитель: Обухова Н.В. Консультант: Шевцова Н.Я. Электросталь 2010 ПРОЕКТНАЯ РАБОТА по английскому языку на тему: “The Symbolism Of.

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1 МОУ « СОШ №12 С УИИЯ» Учитель: Обухова Н.В. Консультант: Шевцова Н.Я. Электросталь 2010 ПРОЕКТНАЯ РАБОТА по английскому языку на тему: “The Symbolism Of The Church: The Church Exterior ”. Учеников 11 класса: НЕСТЕРОВОЙ ИННЫ ГУСЕВОЙ ОКСАНЫ ЭМИНА РОМАНА

2 Introduction Introduction ☼ Students of our school visit different Orthodox places in our country and our region. During the trips our students understand how rich the Orthodox culture is. ☼ Who built our temples? What do we people believing in GOD know about the Symbolism of the Orthodox Church, the Church exterior and interior? ☼ Who built our temples? What do we people believing in GOD know about the Symbolism of the Orthodox Church, the Church exterior and interior?

3 The Church exterior Divine Services are celebrated in the temple, the house of the Lord. Electrostal has three churches: St. Andrei Rublyov church church Father John of Kronschtadt church,, St. Panteleimon church.

4 Now a new great church is being built in Chernyshevsky street. Church of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.

5 This work is devoted to the main church of our town consecrated in honour of St. Andrei Rublyov church in Nikolayev Street. Part I. The rector of the church is the priest Sergius Poddubny The rector of the church is the priest Sergius Poddubny. St. Andrei Rublyov church was constructed in 1991-1992 by Architect V. A. Drozdova. It is Located in Moscow Eparchy, 60 km to the north-east of Moscow, in Electrostal.

6 Each temple is given its own name The main church of Electrostal is consecrated in honour of St. Andrei Rublyov.

7 Electrostal church is consecrated in honour of St. Andrei Rublyov. The main icon of our church is Rublyov's icon of Rublyov's icon of The Holy Trinity, which occupies The Holy Trinity, which occupies a special place in the Altar. a special place in the Altar. On the right wall next to the iconostasis there is the icon the iconostasis there is the icon of the patron of our church of the patron of our church St. Andrei Rublyov. St. Andrei Rublyov.

8 The shape of the church Orthodox churches generally take one of several shapes that have a particular mystical significance. The shape of the church Orthodox churches generally take one of several shapes that have a particular mystical significance. a ship-type shape(the most common shape) a ship-type shape (the most common shape) a circular edifice ( to indicate the eternity of the Church,for there is no beginning nor an end in a circle ) а cruciform edifice ( symbolizes that the Church of Christ received life and strength through the Cross)

9 The shape of the St. A. Rublev church together with the Bell-tower and the Refectory represents a basilica (ship-type) temple. together with the Bell-tower and the Refectory represents a basilica (ship-type) temple. The ship-type structure shows the Сhurch tо be 1ike a ship which takes us through the sea оf 1ife tо the harbour of eternal life.

10 Domes or Cupolas. The shape of the domes The roofs of the temples are adorned with cupolas ☼ The cupola instead of a flat ceiling symbolizes the sky ☼ The cupola instead of a flat ceiling symbolizes the sky. ☼ In Russian churches, cupolas are often topped byan onion-shaped domes These domes are called "heads" (глава) or "poppy heads" (маковица, маковка). This shape reminds believers ofthe flame of a candle, burning upward to heaven.) ☼ In Russian churches, cupolas are often topped by an onion-shaped domes. ( These domes are called "heads" (глава) or "poppy heads" (маковица, маковка). This shape reminds believers of the flame of a candle, burning upward to heaven.)

11 The roofs of the temples are adorned with cupolas: ☼ three cupolas tell us of the ☼ three cupolas tell us of the three hypostases of the Holy Trinity ; ☼ five cupolas express our Lord Jesus Christ and the four Evangelists; ☼ seven cupolas symbolize the Seven Holy Mysteries, seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, or the seven Ecumenical Councils; ☼ nine cupolas indicate the nine ranks of angels; thirteen indicate Christ and ☼ thirteen indicate Christ and His twelve Apostles. 33 cupolas indicate Lord Jesus Christ’s age.

12 The colour of the domes ☼ blue domes with stars - Virgin Mary (the star symbolizes the Nativity), ☼ golden - traditionally used in churches dedicated to Jesus and the Twelve Feasts, ☼ the multi- colored domes is a Russian architectural element, ☼ green - the Holy Trinity (green is the colour of the Holy Spirit), ☼ green and silver used in churches dedicated to saints.

13 С.The Cross. The Cross, as the symbol of victory, adorns the uppermost part of the temple, the top of the cupola. The Cross, as the symbol of victory, adorns the uppermost part of the temple, the top of the cupola. Generally the three-barred or the single barred Cross is used.

14 Types of the Cross ☼ Four- ended cross (Latin ) (Latin ) ☼ Six-ended cross ☼ Equal-ended cross (Greek) (Greek) ☼ Eight-ended cross (Russian cross)

15 The symbol of Christian victory is he Cross. The symbol of Christian victory is he Cross. The distinctive Russian eight-ended cross with a eight-ended cross with a slanting lower cross-bar was created in Russia as early as the 12th century.

16 ☼ In the 16th and 17th centuries the slant of the cross-bar received a symbolic interpretation, according to which the upper end of the bar indicates the salvation of the soul of the good thief, cross-bar received a symbolic interpretation, according to which the upper end of the bar indicates the salvation of the soul of the good thief, ☼ while the lower indicates the perishing of the bad thief. ☼ The footbar of the cross bearing our Crucified Saviour thus becomes an image of the scales of Divine Judgement.

17 ☼ The three-barred Cross adorns the top of the cupola. ☼ The three-barred Cross adorns the top of the cupola. ☼ The roof of the main church of Electrostal is adorned with one cupolaIt signifies the highest head of the Church, Christ Jesus Himself. ☼ The roof of the main church of Electrostal is adorned with one cupola. It signifies the highest head of the Church, Christ Jesus Himself. ☼ It is onion-shapeddome. ☼ It is onion-shaped dome.

18 The Cross accompanies the Orthodox believer through his entire life. ☼ The Sanctuary cross rises in the Sanctuary as a symbol of the focus of Christian prayer and the image of the cornerstone on which the Church is founded. ☼ The altar cross is the symbol of the Tree of Life, it is carried out during the "Great Entrance" together with the Holy Chalice. ☼ The so called telnik cross is worn around the neck by Orthodox believers as a constant reminder of the Lord's redeeming feat and a token of their union with Christ‘s Church. ☼ The so called " telnik " cross is worn around the neck by Orthodox believers as a constant reminder of the Lord's redeeming feat and a token of their union with Christ‘s Church.


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