Week 3 Kiev

Week 3 Kiev - • Byzantine Church presence in Russia as early as 867 • Prince Vladimir why Eastern Orthodox Christianity • Sobornost

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Founding of Kievan Rus’
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Kievan Rus’ First Slavic state founded in Novgorod in the 9th century; moved to Kiev in 882 Rurik: in 862 established “order” by invitation from the Slavs
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First Rulers of Kievan Rus’ Rurik, 862-879 (Novgorod) Oleg, 879-912 (Kiev, 882) Igor, 912-945 Olga, 945-956 Svyatoslav, 956-971 Vladimir, 980-1011
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Christianity in Russia
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Adoption of Eastern Orthodoxy Princess Olga: baptized as a Christian, 948
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Unformatted text preview: • Byzantine Church presence in Russia as early as 867 • Prince Vladimir: why Eastern Orthodox Christianity? • Sobornost: “gathered together-ness” or “spirit of the congregation” • Adoption of Eastern Orthodoxy the single most important event in the history of Kiev • Boris and Gleb • Dvoeverie: practice of a dual faith...
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2009 for the course RUSS 2211 taught by Professor Vicks,mega during the Fall '05 term at Colorado.

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Week 3 Kiev - • Byzantine Church presence in Russia as early as 867 • Prince Vladimir why Eastern Orthodox Christianity • Sobornost

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