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1

What was the Old Testament Trinity painted for?

for the Holy Trinity Monastery

2

Who claimed power after Theodore died?

How did he proclaim it?

What was he known for?

Boris Godunov

he proclaimed it on the upper tier of Ivan the Great

building St. Basil's

3

What was the greatest icon?

Where was it painted?

Vladimir Mother in God

(greatest but not painted in Russia)

Constantinople

4

How long did Theodore rule for?

What did his death end?

1598

when he died; end of Rurikovich Dynasty

5

Time line

1240 - Tatars invaded Russ

1380 - Dmitry Donskoy, First major victory over Tatars

late 14th century - Tamerlane smashes Golden Horde

early 15th century - Tamerlane smashes Ottomans

1436 - Council of Florence; Russia refused

1453 - Ottomans take over Constantinople

Ivan III then wishes to rebuild the Kremlin as the symbol of great Orthodox power

His son Basil III completes the Archangel Michael Cathedral

1552 - Ivan the Terrible (grandson of Ivan the Great) takes over Kazan

6

What was Prince Dmitry famous for?

1380 - first major defeat of the Mongols; afterwards became Dmitry Donskoy

7

When was the Old Testament Trinity painted?

1411

8

When did Ivan IV die?

Who was his heir?

1584

he killed his most likely heir Ivan, his feeble minded son Theodore took over

9

What cathedral was built to be the New Jerusalem?

Cathedral of the Resurrection in New Jersulam

10

What was the greatest icon in Russia by Russian?

What was it's influence?

Old Testament Trinity

Genesis Chapter 18 - three Angels (representing God) come to Abraham and Sarah to predict the miracuolous birth of their son; Sarah responds by laughing - basis of their son's name Isaac "one who laughs"`

11

What was rebuilt to replace and earlier church burned by Tartars in 1408 invasion?

What is in this church?

What is special about the wall?

Cathedral of the Trinity

Andrei Rublev's Trinity Icon is in this church

leaned in, so it self buttresses - battered wall

12

When was the Patriarchate established in Moscow?

What did this mean?

1589

so Russia is fully self governing in its church

13

What was the period of time when no one knew who was ruler?

Who tried to claim?

Who finally did claim and when?

What dynasty did it begin?

Time of Troubles

Polish, but they were Catholics

Michael Romanov - 1613

Romanov Dynasty

14

When and why was the Cathedral of the Resurrection built?

1657

Patriarch Nikon proposed the idea of building a re-creation of Anastasia, or Church of the the Resurrection in Jerusalem

15

Since it is the center of true faith, what did the Cathedral of the Resurrection proclaim?

Moscow is now Jerusalem

16

When did the Tatars attack with Russian princes?

1408

17

Who was Dmitry Donskoy the descendants of?

Alexander Nevsky

18

Who founded the Holy Trinity Monastery?

What was he known for?

St. Sergius of Radonezh

famous for advising Prince Dmitry to quit paying taxes to the Mongols and then attacking them

19

When was Andrei Rublev canonized?

1990

20

When did Boris Godunov die?

What happened afterwards?

1605

his family was massacred

21

How long did the Romanov Dynasty last?

until 1917 when Nicholas II abdicated

22

Who painted the definitive version of the Old Testament Trinity?

Andrei Rublev