In Moscow has opened an exhibition in honor of the 700th anniversary of the feat Michael of Tver

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage in fotobanka. Archival photoIn Moscow has opened an exhibition in honor of the 700th anniversary of the feat Michael of Tver© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage the image Bank

In Moscow in the House of the Russian historical society in honor of semistate feat Michael of Tver was opened the exhibition of Tver artist Lyudmila South.

Protecting from looting the lands of the Tver Principality, 22 Dec 1317 in the village Bartenevo the army of Michael of Tver defeated the combined forces of Yuri Danilovich of Moscow and the Horde warlord Kavgadyya. In 1318 Mikhail Yaroslavich was summoned to the Horde and executed 5 December 1318.

Honored artist of Russia Lyudmila South lives and works in Tver region since 1964. Her hands belong illustrations of the life of Mikhail of Tver and his wife, the great Holy Nobleborn Princess Anna of Kashin.

Semistate on the eve of the day of martyrdom patron Saint of the Tver region Michael of Tver, as reported by the press service of the regional government, the Governor Igor Rudenya held a meeting with members of the Cabinet of Ministers, which in particular discussed the preparations for the celebration of the spiritual heroism of the Saint right-believing Prince Michael of Tver.

«The 700th anniversary of the feat Michael of Tver is very important and a huge event not only for the Tver region, but throughout Russia. In the history of our country the name of Mikhail Yaroslavich is among the outstanding figures. It is very important to promote the rich heritage of the region on all-Russian level», — said Igor Rudenya.

The main events dedicated to significant dates will take place on 4 and 5 December. On 4 December the delegation of the upper Volga region will take part in the divine Liturgy in the Dormition Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin, which will be held by Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill.

The fifth of December, divine Liturgy will be held in the restored Holy Transfiguration Cathedral in Tver. That day is also planned opening of the international scientific conference «the Great Prince Michael of Tver: age, identity, and heritage» in Tver state University, the exhibition «the House of Holy Savior» in the Tver Imperial Palace. In municipalities will conduct lessons of courage and history, book exhibition, exhibition of children’s drawings, film screenings, concerts — more than 80 events.