Cultural Atlas of Russia and the Former Soviet Union

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The Russian Orthodox Church is currently celebrating its millennium, one that coincides approximately with the documented history of Russia itself. That 1000-year history - both political and cultural - is the principal subject of this volume. After due acknowledgment of the Hellenistic, Slav, Viking and Byzantine backgrounds, the historical account opens with the conversion of Rus to Christianity in the 10th century and with the early centers of civilization at Kiev, Novgorod and Vladimir. Two centuries of Tatar rule ...

Cultural Atlas of Russia and the Former Soviet Union 1998, Facts On File Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780816038152

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