Detinets


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Detinets

 

the inner fortification in a medieval Russian city; it protected with walls and towers the prince’s residence and the court of high church officials. The term detinets is used in the chronicles up until the 14th century, when it is replaced by the name kremV (kremlin) or by the words for “city”—grad and gorod —which were in use at the same time.

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The widest variety of curved bricks can be seen in the church of the Entry of Our Lord into Jerusalem in Novgorodian Detinets (1336-1337)--at that monument master builders used bricks with triangular, splay butt-ends and semi-circular ends, and bricks with a semi-circular hollow--a part of brick window frames.
The first part of Feoktist's consecration occurred in the Church of Boris and Gleb in the Detinets (the Novgorod Kremlin).