Unformatted text preview: Orthodox Church decided to move his seat from the city of Vladimir to Moscow. Moscow became the “holy city” city and its princes assumed the role of defenders of the faith. Grand Prince Dmitry attempted to overthrow the Mongol lords, and on September 8, 1380, his army defeated Mongol forces at the battle of Kulikovo field ( Kulikovo pole ) . Finally, in 1480, Ivan III, also known as Ivan the Great, refused to recognize the authority of the Mongols....
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- Fall '09
- Russian Orthodox Church, Golden Horde, Grand Prince, youngest son Daniel