What was the Old Testament Trinity painted for?
for the Holy Trinity Monastery
Who claimed power after Theodore died?
How did he proclaim it?
What was he known for?
he proclaimed it on the upper tier of Ivan the Great
building St. Basil's
What was the greatest icon?
Where was it painted?
Vladimir Mother in God
(greatest but not painted in Russia)
How long did Theodore rule for?
What did his death end?
when he died; end of Rurikovich Dynasty
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
What was Prince Dmitry famous for?
1380 - first major defeat of the Mongols; afterwards became Dmitry Donskoy
When was the Old Testament Trinity painted?
When did Ivan IV die?
Who was his heir?
he killed his most likely heir Ivan, his feeble minded son Theodore took over
What cathedral was built to be the New Jerusalem?
Cathedral of the Resurrection in New Jersulam
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"`
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
When was the Patriarchate established in Moscow?
What did this mean?
so Russia is fully self governing in its church
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
When and why was the Cathedral of the Resurrection built?
Patriarch Nikon proposed the idea of building a re-creation of Anastasia, or Church of the the Resurrection in Jerusalem
Since it is the center of true faith, what did the Cathedral of the Resurrection proclaim?
Moscow is now Jerusalem
When did the Tatars attack with Russian princes?
Who was Dmitry Donskoy the descendants of?
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
When was Andrei Rublev canonized?
When did Boris Godunov die?
What happened afterwards?
his family was massacred
How long did the Romanov Dynasty last?
until 1917 when Nicholas II abdicated
Who painted the definitive version of the Old Testament Trinity?