Tag: Vladimir the Great
Saint Vladimir’s Cathedral
The history of Saint Vladimir’s Cathedral. Saint Vladimir’s Cathedral was constructed to commemorate the 900th anniversary of Christianity in Kyivan Rus and the baptism of Vladimir the Great. The original design of architect Ivan Storm was approv ...
The interesting history of Khortytsia. If the island of Malta is the “key” to the Mediterranean Sea, then the island of Khortytsia is the “key” to the Dnipro. It is located within the city of Zaporizhia, below the DniproHES. In the Middle Age ...
Vladimir the Great
The history of Vladimir the Great. For his most important act, the baptism of Rus’ in 988, Prince Vladimir was canonized, becoming equal to the apostles, and he became known in history by the names Vladimir the Great, the Baptist, and the epic Vla ...
Kyivan Rus, first East Slavic state. Kyivan Rus is traditionally called the state of Eastern Slavs, which originated in Europe in the 9th century with its center in Kyiv. However, the concept of Kyivan Rus came into use only in the 19th century, and ...