The splendid grave of the dancer Rudol’f Nureev covered by a rug like mosaic

A short distance from Paris is the Orthodox Cemetery Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois, which houses many Orthodox Russians who died and were buried close to the French capital. Among these there is also Rudol’f Chametovič Nureev, one of the greatest dancers and choreographers of the 20th century, who rests in a decidedly particular grave. The sepulcher is in fact covered by a mosaic in the shape of a Kazakh kilim, a carpet of great value which is woven like a tapestry, because the dancer was an avid collector of beautiful carpets and antique…

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Will Scarlet’s Grave In Blidworth.

We are in the shade of the yew trees rooted in the graveyard of a medieval church, where there is an enigmatic, unmarked stone monument. According to the legend Will Scarlet, one of Robin Hood’s Merry Band of Outlaws, who was supposedly a native of Blidworth, was buried near this weathered pillar in the heart of Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire. His grave is not marked, but there is a black marble plaque commemorating one “T. Leake” on the church wall, surrounded by an alabaster frame. Is said that this alabaster frame…

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