Yaroslav I, Grand Prince of Russia, known as Yaroslav the Wise, was the son of Grand Prince Vladimir the Great.His eldest surviving brother, Svyatopolk,killed his other brothers and seized power in Kiev.Yaroslav defeated him and became the Grand Prince of Kiev in 1019. Under Yaroslav the codification of legal customs and princely enactments was begun, and this work served as the basis for a law code called the Russian Truth.During his lengthy reign, Russia reached the zenith of its power.

Yaroslav I, Grand Prince of Russia, known as Yaroslav the Wise, was the son of Grand Prince Vladimir the Great.His eldest surviving brother, Svyatopolk,killed his other brothers and seized power in Kiev.Yaroslav defeated him and became the Grand Prince of Kiev in 1019. Under Yaroslav the codification of legal customs and princely enactments was begun, and this work served as the basis for a law code called the Russian Truth.During his lengthy reign, Russia reached the zenith of its power.

The detail of the grand hall of The Terem's Palace, The Kremlin, Moscow, ca 1635. In the 17th century the Palace was a house of sisters and wives of Grand Princes of Moscow and Tsars of Russia. Today The Terem's Palace is official residence of The President of Russian Federation.

The detail of the grand hall of The Terem's Palace, The Kremlin, Moscow, ca 1635. In the 17th century the Palace was a house of sisters and wives of Grand Princes of Moscow and Tsars of Russia. Today The Terem's Palace is official residence of The President of Russian Federation.

"The Wheel of Eternity, an Indo-Aryan symbol, curiously placed inside the Star of David: a carving on the marble tombstone of Grand Prince Hasan Jalal Vahtangian, Lord of Khachen (1431)." via the Armenian Apostolic Church

"The Wheel of Eternity, an Indo-Aryan symbol, curiously placed inside the Star of David: a carving on the marble tombstone of Grand Prince Hasan Jalal Vahtangian, Lord of Khachen (1431)." via the Armenian Apostolic Church

St Margaret of Scotland(c1045-1093),known as Margaret of Wessex and Queen Margaret of Scotland, was an English princess of the House of Wessex and a granddaughter of Yaroslav The Wise, Grand Prince of Russia. Around 1070 Margaret married Malcolm III of Scotland, becoming his queen consort. She was a pious woman, and among many charitable works she established a ferry for pilgrims and was the mother of three kings of Scotland and a queen consort of England. Ancestor

St Margaret of Scotland(c1045-1093),known as Margaret of Wessex and Queen Margaret of Scotland, was an English princess of the House of Wessex and a granddaughter of Yaroslav The Wise, Grand Prince of Russia. Around 1070 Margaret married Malcolm III of Scotland, becoming his queen consort. She was a pious woman, and among many charitable works she established a ferry for pilgrims and was the mother of three kings of Scotland and a queen consort of England. Ancestor

Yaroslav I, Grand Prince of Russia, known as Yaroslav the Wise, was the son of Grand Prince Vladimir the Great.His eldest surviving brother, Svyatopolk,killed his other brothers and seized power in Kiev.Yaroslav defeated him and became the Grand Prince of Kiev in 1019. Under Yaroslav the codification of legal customs and princely enactments was begun, and this work served as the basis for a law code called the Russian Truth.During his lengthy reign, Russia reached the zenith of its power.

Yaroslav I, Grand Prince of Russia, known as Yaroslav the Wise, was the son of Grand Prince Vladimir the Great.His eldest surviving brother, Svyatopolk,killed his other brothers and seized power in Kiev.Yaroslav defeated him and became the Grand Prince of Kiev in 1019. Under Yaroslav the codification of legal customs and princely enactments was begun, and this work served as the basis for a law code called the Russian Truth.During his lengthy reign, Russia reached the zenith of its power.

Anastasia of Kiev (c. 1023 – 1074/1096) was Queen of Hungary as the wife of King Andrew the White. She was the eldest daughter of Grand Prince Yaroslav I the Wise of Kiev and Ingigerd of Sweden, and the older sister of Anne of Kiev, Queen consort of Henry I of France. My 32nd or 33rd great grandma

Anastasia of Kiev (c. 1023 – 1074/1096) was Queen of Hungary as the wife of King Andrew the White. She was the eldest daughter of Grand Prince Yaroslav I the Wise of Kiev and Ingigerd of Sweden, and the older sister of Anne of Kiev, Queen consort of Henry I of France. My 32nd or 33rd great grandma

Grand Prince Rurik ~ 1st Viking overlord of Kievan Rus.  ......archaeology & prehistoric

Grand Prince Rurik ~ 1st Viking overlord of Kievan Rus. ......archaeology & prehistoric

(Rp for the girl?) I laugh and shoot down the last wild dog that was bothering the peasant girl. "Easy runt, I won't hurt you." I say as I swoop down from my perch. "And who are you!?" She shouts and backs up. "I'm Demetrio, Grand Prince of Bevonia. " I say curtly as I bow obnoxiously. She scoffs and picks up her basket. "Well thank you, for saving me." She steps into a beam of light that reveals her further. I blush softly and find myself stuttering at her beauty. "It was my pleasure…

(Rp for the girl?) I laugh and shoot down the last wild dog that was bothering the peasant girl. "Easy runt, I won't hurt you." I say as I swoop down from my perch. "And who are you!?" She shouts and backs up. "I'm Demetrio, Grand Prince of Bevonia. " I say curtly as I bow obnoxiously. She scoffs and picks up her basket. "Well thank you, for saving me." She steps into a beam of light that reveals her further. I blush softly and find myself stuttering at her beauty. "It was my pleasure…

Why was Ivan III known as "Ivan the Great?"  How did his wife Sophia change Russian politics & culture during her time?

Why was Ivan III known as "Ivan the Great?" How did his wife Sophia change Russian politics & culture during her time?

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