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Flashcards in THEMIDTERM Deck (20):
1

What ruler commanded the building of St. Basil’s

Boris Godunov

2

St. Basil’s was built to commemorate the taking of what city?

Kazan

3

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)

4

What catastrophe shaken the eastern Christian world at the beginning of the 13th century

sacking of Constantinople by Crusaders

5

What ruler decreed Christianity as the official religion of Roman empire

Constantine

6

What saint was instrumental in the formation of the Nicene Creed?

St. Nicholas

7

The date of the acceptance of Christianity among the Eastern Slavs

988

8

What semi legendary figure gave his name to the first Russian dynasty?
Where did he accept power?

Rurik

Novgorod

9

The second name of all russian is called what?

patronymic

10

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

1380

St. Sergius of Radonezh

Andrei Rublev

Genesis Chpt 18

11

What is the name and year of the proclamation of Christianity as official religion of Roman Empire?

Edict of Milan 313

12

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

13

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

Andrei Bogolyubsky

Yury Dolgoruky

14

Name of the Cathedral and place where the ruler of medieval Russ were buried

Archangel Michael Cathedral - Moscow

15

Name of Russia votive church built in gratitude of birth of Muscovite heir to throne

Church of the Ascension

16

Name of the grand prince who built that church in gratitude for the birth of his son

Basil III

17

What nationality took part in the occupation of Russia during times of Troubles

Polish and Swedish

18

First Russian dynasty comes to end in what year

1598

19

The name and foundation year of second Russian dynasty

Romanov Dynasty 1613

20

Name and location of great temple built near moscow to resemble to the sacred christian shrine in Jerusalem

Church of the Resurrection in New Jerusalem