October 1914 in the life of Marina Tsvetaeva imperiously entered an unusual woman, decidedly different from all others before and later she encountered. It was a bright and original Parnok Sophia, who grew up with time in a first-class poet. Meeting with her shocked imagination Marina. Thirty Sophia Parnok did not hide their affiliation to the "minority" (as they say now). But, most likely, at the time of dating Marina did not know about
Zinaida Gippius, (1869–1945) was a Russian poet, playwright, editor, short story writer and religious thinker who’s been credited with co-founding Russian symbolism and seen as one of the most enigmatic and intelligent women of her time in Russia. Zinaida's image as a red-haired green-eyed androgynous monster/beauty was far from being spontaneous, and was deliberately promoted to see the shocked reactions of others.
Following the digitization of 90 works by the great writer, Leo Tolstoy, an iOS app will soon appear based on his wife’s cookbook. RBTH explores the Tolstoy family’s culinary traditions and the cultural significance of their food.