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Bakhchisarai Assumption rock

Nikolai Zharkikh

Bakhchisarai Assumption rock – an old Christian sacred object, which is located in the town Bakhchisaray (Crimea, Ukraine).

18 cent. Schematic map of Bakhchisaray…

To better understand the documents one should have before the eyes a plan with all microtoponyms Bakhchisarai.

Section "Chronicle" – for those who want to explore the initial evidence of the rock and make own impression – what it is. Section "History" is based on a chronicle, but in a more concentrated and coherent exposition. In chapter "Legends" discussed old and new legends of rock, explained their origins and development. All these sections are given in the English translation in abstracts.

Finally, in the most concentrated and compressed history of rock presented in "Conclusions".

Kyiv, Dec 26 2015 – Apr 30 2016.

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