What Russia lacked in 1598 for the first time since the Kievan Rus Show Answer
A living biological heir to the throne Back to Board
The very early and very Russian version of Parliament which elected Michael Romanov to power by virtue of Anastasia’s marriage to Ivan the Terrible…. They were very sobor, but most of them enjoyed skiing. Show Answer
JEOPARDY: Which was/were not painted by Viktor Vasnetsov? The Baptism of Prince Vladimir Portrait of Tsar Ivan the Terrible The Invitation of the Varangians Novgorod Marketplace DOUBLE JEOPARDY: Who painted it/them? Show Answer
Novgorod Marketplace was painted by Appolinary Vastenov Back to Board
FOCUS: RUSSIAN CATHEDRALS JEOPARDY: Located in Kiev (capital of present-day Ukraine), this cathedral was built by Jaroslav I (Yaroslav I) “the wise.” Its name evinces the strong connection between early Christianity in the Kievan Rus state and the Byzantine Empire. Name that cathedral. DOUBLE JEOPARDY: The towering Cathedral of St.Vasily the Blessed has marked Moscow’s skyline since the sixteenth century, refers to the saint also known as Basil the what? Show Answer 302928272625242322212019181716151413121110987654321
1.The Cathedral of St. Sophia -- The Christ Pantocrator mosaic in the Cathedral of St.Sophia is a stunning example of the Byzantine influence on early Christian art in Russia 2.Basil, fool for Christ or Basil, Wonderworker of Moscow -- In the Orthodox tradition, a “fool” for Christ refers to a person whose behavior departs from the norms of society due to his or her spiritual calling. For example, Vasily was known for eccentric behavior such as walking about unclothed and for wearing chains, as well as for harshly criticizing those who he thought lacked compassion for the poor. Back to Board
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