SCENE X

Construction of the Tower of Babel, 1931-1941 Year

 

 

Depiction:

 

Left - a symbolic place exploded temple - blue lake, "brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet" (Revelation. 20. 10). The lake - sailing spirit of the Temple of the Savior. The edges of the lake - the boundary of God's patience. Boils wave - water anger. The asymmetry of the architecture - a sign of reminders of the tragedy of the Earth, the explosion of December 5, 1931.

 

The right to place new steps of building a new ruler of Russia - adversary, in whose image is meant Stalin. In his left hand - The Tower of Babel - a symbol of the new government. Six turns on the tower - a sign of Satan. Monogram on coils in Greek

χξς - 666 - "who are you, with God or Satan?". At the top - an image of gold, - the image of Lenin. In his right hand - the spear with flowing blood in the left - a shield with a pentagram - a sign of "red terror". Black trowel in hand foe - the evil plans. Rotate your head back - an invitation to build drugged dream about communism.

 

The left leg goes to the plate - bottom of the pool Moscow - carried by workers - a sign of victory over the human spirit, unable to resist the evil one. Symbolic fishes swimming in the plate - Christian souls, trapped by the evil one, swimmers future pool. At the foot of the foe - the path of the evil one - spines, thorns, thistles:

"By their fruits ye shall know them" (Matt. 7:16).

 

Right Chamber - change Moscow: "And when he was come to the city, then, looking at him, wept" (Luke 19:41). On the roof - fifteen segments outlined in gold - Soviet republics, divided into spheres of Russian reign 2. facade Chamber - fisheye - change the world - the spirit of darkness, hovering in the dwellings of people:

"But we are all - as an unclean thing" (Isa. 64: 6).

 

In the quadrant - Angel of the Lord with a rod on which the monogram "BBBB - the scourge of God has demons." Blow to the head of the evil one, the angel struck his mind, for the Lord until

strike the body of the evil one, it's not yet time, but his thoughts were already amazed: "Thou didst strike through with spears <...> head of his ..." (Hab. 3:14). Emerald hill on a background of the mark symbolizes the sacred place Alekseevskogo hill - Chertolye 3.

 

 

2 in 1940 to 11 Soviet republics joined Moldova, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia.

3 Prior to the Cathedral of Christ the Savior at this place was a female Alexius monastery. After the decree of Nicholas I of the demolition of the monastery, having served the last prayer abbess came out of his cell and ordered to chain himself to the oak tree with the words: "Nothing can stand in this place, except for God's house.".

 

 

Story:

 

After the demolition of the Temple of the Savior at this point it was intended build a new symbol Board - antihram Palace Councils. Erection conducted under the auspices of highest building in the world and had to outshine a whole world of skyscrapers.

Starting with a 12-meter depth, the load

500 thousand tons to a height of 415 meters, was to rise -Must Soviet kumirnitsa, topped by a 100-meter figure of Lenin.

 

One length of the index finger of the leader was conceived in 6 meters, and the head - the size of the Column Hall of the House of Unions,

at hand was to sit plane and out of my head - and sent deputies out

Halls meetings. The opening of the Palace of Soviets planned 15-year anniversary of the revolution -Oktyabrskoy 1933-th year. The Bolsheviks in a hurry. They could not allow this place to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the consecration of the Cathedral of the Savior (1883-1933 gg.).

 

But the construction of the Palace of Soviets did not succeed. Foundation poured, crumbled to pieces, "he began to break through the shoots." 1 Even in the post-war years of peaceful construction, erection remained impossible. In 1960, in the basement of the Palace of Soviets was arranged a public swimming pool "Moscow". Construction failures received

popularly known as - "Babel."

 

 

1 Igor Shafarevich "The way out of the blocks", 1991. Quote by: Cathedral of Christ the Savior. M .: Capital, 1996, p. 232.

 

 

 

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