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Hermitage

  1. 1. HERMITAGE - Saint Petersburg, Russia
  2. 2. CONTENTS o General information about Ermitaz by Natalia Aggeli o Collections and exhibits by Euaggelia Kaplantzi o Greek exhibits and the highlights of the musseum by Panagiota Lagani o Cats of Ermitaz by Magdalini - Spyridoula Kagiale o Ermitaz in cooperation with the Greek Byzantine Musseum by Christos Smurnakis
  3. 3. GENERAL INFORMATION Natalia Aggeli
  4. 4. Hermitage museum is located in Russia, more specifically in the city of St. Petersburg, on the banks of the river Neva. LOCATION
  5. 5. MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE MUSEUM Is one of the largest and oldest museums in the world. . The museum has been continuously open to the public since 1852, and visitors from all over the world can enjoy the part of the collection which is on permanent display. Hermitage museum was founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great, under the supervision of the French architect Wallen de la Mont. It has since housed a major collection of 225 Western European paintings and generally speaking a treasure of over 3 million paintings by well – known artists.
  6. 6. The museum consists of 5 buildings : o The Winter Palace o The Large Hermitage o The Small Hermitage o The New Hermitage o Catherine’s the Great theatre
  7. 7. Among the exhibits of the Hermitage museum, a collection of paintings by great painters is included, as well as exhibits from the Ancient Greece, Egypt and Rome EGYPT ANCIENT GREECE ROME
  8. 8.  Hermitage is of the course related to hermit, a word for one who retreats from society to live in solitude, often for religious reasons “ people who live alone “ French used to use this word for any secluded cottage, especially for relaxation and recreation. NAME
  9. 9. COLLECTIONS AND EXHIBITS Euaggelia Kaplantzi
  10. 10. It is a significant fact that the Hermitage museum provides a tremendous variety of collections and exhibits from different periods and places. More specifically, visitors can admire exhibits from Greece, exhibits from the ancient and byzantine period. We can find treasures of the mature classical period and roman masterpieces influenced by the black sea civilization and the ancient Byzantium.
  11. 11.  The Parthenon sculpture  Masterpiece of Byzantine Art
  12. 12. THE EXHIBITS ARE DIVIDED INTO 4 THEMATIC SECTIONS; A MODULE; ART MONUMENTS OF ANCIENT GREECE. THIS INCLUDES GREEK VASES WITH WRITTEN DECORATION, CLAY FIGURINES, SEALS AND ANCIENT GREEK COINS. B MODULE; GREEKS AND SCYTHIANS IN THE NORTHERN BYZEINIA REGION. THIS EXHIBITION INCLUDES SCULPTURES, JEWELLERY, COINS, ARTIFACTS OF HERSON DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, COINS OF MEDIEVAL HERSON.
  13. 13. C MODULE; ART OF CYPRUS; MONUMENTS OF ANCIENT ART OF CYPRUS, COINS OF ANCIENT CYPRUS, MEDIEVAL MONUMENTS OF CYPRUS. D MODULE; BYZANTINE ART MASTERPIECE; HISTORY OF COIN COLLECTION AND ICONOGRAPHY
  14. 14. GREEK EXHIBITS Panagiota Lagani
  15. 15. Would anyone expect to find exhibits from Greece at a museum so far away? Of course he/she would. The hermitage museum provides four galleries with thematic sections concerning Greece.
  16. 16. FIRST SECTION; o“Art monuments of ancient Greece”. Includes Greek vases with written decoration and ancient Greek coins. SECOND SECTION; o“ Greek of the time”. Includes sculptures ,jewelry ,currency . THIRD SECTION; o“Art of Cyprus”. Monuments of ancient art of Cyprus and coins of Ancient Cyprus. FOURTH SECTION; o“Byzantine art”. History of coin collection and hagiographies.
  17. 17. APHRODITE OF TAURIDA oThe most impressive Greek exhibit is APHRODITE OF TAURIDA. It was constructed between the 2nd and the 3rd century b.C.
  18. 18. Magdalini-Spyridoula Kagiale CATS OF HERMITAGE
  19. 19. •There have been cats in the Hermitage ever since the days of the Elizabeth Petrovna. •The reveal of rats in the palace made the empress to order the cats to be brought from Kazan, in order to get rid of the rodents.
  20. 20. CATS : THE RESIDENT VERMIN DESTROYERS oThe cats stayed at the palace even when it became a museum, in 1764 , to protect the exhibits from the rats. oSo they have been continuously living in the tremendous building’s underbelly for over 250 years . oOnly after the world war 2 the cat population was killed. But after a decade they were replaced by a new group of cats.
  21. 21. A NEW START o The start of the 21st century made a revolution in the lifes of the cute felines of the museum. o 2007; people started adopting the cats of the museum. o 2009; the annual day of Hermitage cats was finally established.
  22. 22. o Today Hermitage houses 74 cats in its foundations. o There are three volunteers who take care of the cats six hours per day. o There are also kitchens where their food is prepared as well as a small hospital.
  23. 23. ROYAL CANIN  KITTY LITTER. PRO ANIMALE  400€
  24. 24. F:HERMITAGE CATS VIDEO.HTML

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