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Pilgrim Princess: A Life of Princess Zinaida Volkonsky By Maria Fairweather Pilgrim Princess A Life of Princess Zinaida Volkonsky Charming intelligent and abundantly talented the beautiful Princess Zinaida Alexandrovna Volkonsky embodied the romantic spirit of an age that her fascinating life epitomized At the Russian imperia
  • Title: Pilgrim Princess: A Life of Princess Zinaida Volkonsky
  • Author: Maria Fairweather
  • ISBN: 9780786708314
  • Page: 196
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pilgrim Princess: A Life of Princess Zinaida Volkonsky By Maria Fairweather Charming, intelligent, and abundantly talented, the beautiful Princess Zinaida Alexandrovna Volkonsky embodied the romantic spirit of an age that her fascinating life epitomized At the Russian imperial court of Alexander I in the early 1800s, the young Zinaida captured the heart of the czar himself before her marriage to his aide de camp Prince Volkonsky took her across ECharming, intelligent, and abundantly talented, the beautiful Princess Zinaida Alexandrovna Volkonsky embodied the romantic spirit of an age that her fascinating life epitomized At the Russian imperial court of Alexander I in the early 1800s, the young Zinaida captured the heart of the czar himself before her marriage to his aide de camp Prince Volkonsky took her across Europe during the Napoleonic Wars Afterward, at the peace celebrations, she won wide praise in London and Paris, Vienna and Verona, for her musical performances, while in Moscow her literary salon prompted Alexander Pushkin to dub her the Queen of the Muses and of Beauty.Following Zinaida across continents, this superbly researched biography also maps the spiritual journey of the princess, who eventually traveled to Rome, there to embrace fully the Roman Catholic faith she had adopted There, too, she welcomed artists like Stendhal, Rossini, Donizetti, Sir Walter Scott, and Nikolai Gogol at her salon, though ultimately she took Franciscan vows of poverty and dedicated the last decade of her life to the poor, who gathered in crowds to mourn the death in 1862 of the woman they knew simply as la beata.
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    1. Vivendo o soggiornando a lungo e spesso a Roma probabile che prima o poi si finisca col sentir parlare di Villa Wolkonsky Situata tra San Giovanni in Laterano e Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, dal 1946 la villa la residenza ufficiale dell ambasciatore britannico, ma dal nome che porta facile intuire che le sue origini hanno poco a che vedere con il Regno Unito Il posto, infatti, prende il nome dalla donna che nella prima met dell Ottocento ridiede vita a quello che ai tempi era un semplice terreno a [...]


    2. This is pure history If you like Russia during the early 1800s, you will like this book I never heard of her before but she was a major figure during this error Not many women were.


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