Raphael, Raphael meaning of the name and the interpretation of the name. Raphael - God Healed (dr. Heb.).
Name days, patron saints. November 21 (8) - The holy martyr Raphael was killed for the faith of Christ by pagan Jews (4th century).
Superstitions, omens, customs. If on Rafaila frost - expect large snows, and if the day begins with fog, be a thaw.
Zodiac name - Scorpio. Planet - Pluto. The color of the name is yellow. Auspicious tree - ilm. The cherished plant is violet. The patron of the name is a camel. Stone mascot - yellow sapphire.
Diminutive forms. Rafah, Raha, Rush, Rafil, Ilya. Middle name. Rafailovich, Rafailovna.
Name and character. Raphael is endowed with the finest intuition, he easily converges with people and is able to convince them of anything. Prone to paradoxical judgments and unexpected actions, according to these "impromptu" is always carefully thought out. It is impossible to deceive Raphael, and he himself resorts to deception in exceptional cases when the stakes are very high. Being a quiet, executive worker, Raphael, becoming the chief, begins to draw ropes from his subordinates and easily seeks the dismissal of the disobedient.
In family life, she appreciates harmony and comfort, gradually turning her home into something like an antique shop. At the same time, she dreams of traveling and at times fulfills this dream.
Name in history and literature. Rafael Barberini is a writer who visited Muscovy in 1564 with a letter of recommendation from Queen Elizabeth of England to Ivan Vasilyevich. He arrived in Moscow from Antwerp via Amsterdam, Westphalia, Lübeck, Mecklenburg, Pomerania, Danzig, Koenigsberg, Riga, Revel, Narva, Novgorod, Torzhok and Tver. At the request of Count Nubarola and the request of Cardinal Amelio, he described everything he saw and heard in Russia. His manuscript is still kept in Rome, in the Barberin Library. Its exact list was among the manuscripts of the museum of Count Rumyantsev (now the Russian State Library). Published in the XVI and XVII centuries. several times in different languages. It appeared in Russian for the first time in the translation of Lyubich-Romanov.
Since Varberini was most interested in the state of our trade, he has especially valuable news about her, about the prices that were then on items of export and import, the number of items being exported, etc.
Rafail Danibegov (late 18th – early 19th century) was a wealthy Georgian merchant who, on behalf of the king Heraclius, went to India on March 15, 1795.
Through Arzrum, Diyarbekir, Baghdad, he arrived in Muscat, on the shores of the Persian Gulf, and from there he crossed the sea to Bombay.
He traveled to Ceylon, in Madras, traveled to very many points of India. The way back lay through Kashmir, Tibet, Yarkand, Semipalatinsk, Omsk, Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow.
In total, Danibegov spent 18 years traveling. The description of the journey, translated into Russian and published in 1815 under the title "Journey to India by the Georgian nobleman Rafail Danibegov", he dedicated to Emperor Alexander I. In his book Danibegov collected "some features of the customs and customs of the inhabitants of the local, their way of life, their worship and some information about the qualities of the earth itself. "