Friday, May 18, 2007

  • VENUOLIS (Vienuolis) (an ice-film. fam. ZHukauskas) Antanas (1882-1957), the Lithuanian writer, the national writer of Lithuania (1957). The participant of Revolution 1905-07. Stories, stories, plays, the historical novel of "Crossroads" (1932) about extirpation of Lithuanians with crusaders: the novel "Farm Puodzhjunasov" (1949) about social contraventions in the Lithuanian village 20-30-Õ of 20 century.
  • CORONATE PIGEONS, stem of birds of a set of pigeons. Largest of the modern pigeons (length up to 89 sm). 3 kinds, in woods about. It is new. Guinea and contiguous islands.
  • CORONATE CRANE, bird of order zhuravleobraznyh. On a head a bunch of golden yellow feathers. Length up to 1 m. In Africa, on coasts of the rivers and lakes. Conducts nonmigratory and poluosedlyj a mode of life. 2 eggs are kept by major flights, in a laying. Eats primarily small-sized amphibian, snails, hexapods, worms, and also seeds and green parts of plants. As against other cranes quite often rests and even spends the night on trees. Well tolerates bondage and often it is contained in parks as the decorative bird.
  • VENTSLOVA (Venclova) Antanas (1906-71), the Lithuanian writer, the national writer of Lithuania (1965), the statesman. The collection of verses " Call Rhodinums " (1943), "Selected" (1951; the State premium of the USSR, 1952); the novel "Birthday" (1959) about establishment of the Soviet authority in Lithuania in 1940. Autobiographical stories (the trilogy, 1964-69). Narkom enlightenments of Lithuania in 1940-43.
  • VENTSLOVA (Venclova) Thomas (r. 1937), the Lithuanian poet. The active worker pravozashchitnogo motions. Since 1970th in emigration in the USA. I.A.Brodsky translator, the writer of numerous activities on a nem.
  • WREATHS, light fog rings around of a disc of the Sun or moon, surrounded with one or several iridescent rings; are stipulated by a diffraction of light in droplets of the thin clouds.
  • WEDDING CEREMONY, the Christian solemnity of charge of a wreath (corona) on heads of believers at their introduction into a religious marriage, and also at crowning monarches (wedding ceremony on a kingdom).
  • COROLLA, in botany - the interior of a double perianth consisting from separate or srosshihsja of petals. Often it is brightly painted. Protects stamens and pistils, sometimes secretes a nectar, involves pollinators (hexapods, birds). The important morphological character in a taxonomist of plants.
  • VEINS (an armour., a unit of hours vena), blood vessels, carriers saturated carbon dioxide (venous) blood from organs and tissues to heart (excepting pulmonary and umbilical veins which bear an arterial blood).
  • VENJUKOV Michael Ivanovich (1832-1901), the Russian scientist and the publicist, the general - major. Traveled across the Far East, Japan, China, Compare. Asia, Caucasus, etc. Transactionses on geography, ethnographies, histories, etc. The Secret correspondent of "Alloying basket"; in 1877 has emigrated and awakely participat in a free Russian seal.
  • VENJAVSKY (Wieniawski) Genrik (1835-1880), the Polish violinist and the composer. Acted with 1848 as the soloist and in band. The representative of a romantic performing art. Has enriched skripichnyj repertoir (polonaises, mazourkas, etc.). The professor of a conservatory in Saint Petersburg (1862-68) and Brussels. International musical competitions by him. Venjavskogo (violinists, with 1935 - in Warsaw, with 1952 it is resumed in Poznan, with 1957 - violinists, composers and skripichnyh masters, in the same place).
  • WILD BOAR, the arcaded Russian title of a wild boar.
  • VEPSOVSKAJA the HIGH GROUND, in northwest of the European part of the Russian Federation, to the south from Onega an eskar. An altitude up to 304 m. A hilly - morainal relief; it is a lot of lakes.
  • VEPSOVSKAJA the HIGH GROUND, in northwest of the European part of the Russian Federation, to the south from Onega an eskar. An altitude up to 304 m. A hilly - morainal relief; it is a lot of lakes.
  • VEPSSKY TONGUE, tongue vepsov, falls into to Finno-Ugric tongues (the pribaltijsko-Finnish branch). The writing of distribution built in 1930th has not received; with kon. 1980th are developed the new alphabet.
  • VEPSY (veps, vepsja, the self-title - bepsja), people in the St.-Petersburg and Vologda region and Karelia. 13 thousand person (1992). Tongue vepssky. Believers vepsy - orthodox.
  • BELIEF (Pistis) Roman (mind. ok. 137), 12-years otrokovitsa, the Christian martyress damaged in persecution of emperor Adriana; one of three daughters (together with Hope and Love) sacred Sofia Roman. Memory in the Orthodox church on September, 17 (30), in Roman catholic on August, 1 and on September, 30.
  • VERACRUZ, city and port in Mexico, on Mexican a hall. 439 thousand inhabitants (1990). A metallurgical, ship-building, car assembly, oil refining and petrochemical, tobacco, textile industry. A seaside resort. Tourism. Architectonic monuments of 16-18 centuries. It is based in 1519.
  • VERACRUZ (Veracruz), staff in a southeast of Mexico. The area of 71,7 thousand êì2. The population 6,2 million person (1990). Adm. ts. - Jalapa.
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