A imitate of the Bajchisarai Fountain.
A legend says that the cruel one khan of Crimea, Guirei, commanded to call to its Omer creator and it ordered to him: - Beam in such a way that it cries the stone and it takes my name through the centuries. But the teacher did not consecrate his work to khan, but to those woman-whose youth and beauty were extinguished after the grates of the harem. As it is known, the Muslim religion prohibe to reproduce human figures, for that reason Omer resorted to the symbols. In the marble plate asi drilled a niche showing the depth of the feminine pain. Upon the niche it carved a flower. Of the flower drops of water fell as if they were tears on the cheeks. Down, on the foot of the source, Omer carved a snail. For a moment it contains the water and, incarnating the doubt, patentiza that the power of khan he is not eternal and it will flow like the water.
About Peterhof's Fountains
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Posted on the site: 15 March, 2006
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