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Russia and the S.M.O.M.
The much-discussed and much-misinterpreted matter, which still deserves further discussion.
The section is under construction.
|The Russian Title of the Prince Grand Master of the S.M.O.M.|
The traditional titles of the Head of the S.M.O.M. are interpreted in the modern Russian literature and practice in several different ways. The terminological collision is reflected in literature and may arise questions among the historians of the Order, so it deserves some comments...
|The Manifesto on the Complete Arms of the All-Russian Empire|
In 1799 a Maltese cross ensigned with the Grand Master's crown was included into the Arms of the Russian Empire. Welcome to admire the greatest heraldic monument to the union of the two Powers - the Manifesto on the Complete Arms of the All-Russian Empire. more »
|DESIGN FOR S.M.O.M.|
|The Arms of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta|
Two graphic versions of the arms of the Order by Michael Medvedev, GHA[R]. The upper one (2005) shows the arms in their modern rendering (with banners and the Grand Magistral collar in the rosary’s stead). The older version, also currently in use, was designed in 1995... more »
|Another Monument Connected to the SMOM's History in St. Pete|
In the course of the celebration of the city's third centenary in 2003, several prominent Petropolitan architects were commemorated by a series of bronze busts on a Manege Square. Among the architects honoured in that way, Giacomo Quarenghi is represented in the Russian Grand Priories' uniform... more »