Flashcards in THEMIDTERM Deck (20):
What ruler commanded the building of St. Basil’s
St. Basil’s was built to commemorate the taking of what city?
Name and location of Main holiest church in Russian land?
What ruler commissioned this holiest church in the Russian land?
Dormition Cathedral in Moscow Kremline
Ivan III (the Great)
What catastrophe shaken the eastern Christian world at the beginning of the 13th century
sacking of Constantinople by Crusaders
What ruler decreed Christianity as the official religion of Roman empire
What saint was instrumental in the formation of the Nicene Creed?
The date of the acceptance of Christianity among the Eastern Slavs
What semi legendary figure gave his name to the first Russian dynasty?
Where did he accept power?
The second name of all russian is called what?
Date of first major Russian victory over the Tartars
Name of Monastic leader who supported the Russian army in that campaign
First and last name of Russian artist who painted the great icon in homage to that event
That icon referred to a narrative in what chapter and book in the Bible
St. Sergius of Radonezh
Genesis Chpt 18
What is the name and year of the proclamation of Christianity as official religion of Roman Empire?
Edict of Milan 313
Year and define the world shattering event that occurred in asia minor in the middle of the 15th century
1453 - fall of constantinople by Ottoman Turks
What icon is known to responsible to repulse Tamerlane from invading
Name of the Prince who stole that icon from kiev
Name of the Prince’s father - also known as founder of Moscow
Vladimir Mother of God
Name of the Cathedral and place where the ruler of medieval Russ were buried
Archangel Michael Cathedral - Moscow
Name of Russia votive church built in gratitude of birth of Muscovite heir to throne
Church of the Ascension
Name of the grand prince who built that church in gratitude for the birth of his son
What nationality took part in the occupation of Russia during times of Troubles
Polish and Swedish
First Russian dynasty comes to end in what year
The name and foundation year of second Russian dynasty
Romanov Dynasty 1613