Assumption Cathedral. Study and Preservation. Vol. 2 / Edited by R.M. Valeev, A.G. Sitdikov, R.R. Khairutdinova. Kazan: OOO Glavdizain, 2016, 252 p.
The book continues a series of publications on comprehensive interdisciplinary studies of the Assumption Cathedral located in the Assumption Monastery of Sviyazhsk. The monograph features the results of scientific research obtained over several years of studies of the cathedral. Technological and architectural analysis, radiocarbon dating, study of construction materials, temperature and humidity conditions, study of the gesso and coating layer of fresco paintings, microbiological analysis - these and other natural scientific studies have significantly expanded our understanding of the historical period and building stages of the Assumption Cathedral, and the methods of creating the unique wall decorations and icons of the temple.
The publication is intended for historians, archaeologists, cultural experts, museologists, specialists in the field of protection of cultural heritage, university teachers and students, as well as the wide range of readers interested in the issue of preserving the historical and cultural heritage of the Russian Federation.