Tag Archives: Russia
Easter celebrations in Kyivan Rus park near the Ukrainian capital had a historic touch. The event organizers amazed the crowds with reenactments of knightly battles, archery competitions, and lessons on Ukrainian Easter traditions.
Abstract: Despite having a long and fascinating national history, there is a two-hundred year period that is regarded by the Russian people as a horrendous and humiliating black mark upon their nation’s past. This was consequently titled (by Russians) as the … Continue reading
Reflections on Our Fascination with Vikings and What It Tells Us about How We Engage with the Past I have always been fascinated with the more distant past. The present or even recent past has never interested me much – … Continue reading
Three weeks ago we took a look at medieval superheroes – here we present ten of the worst villains from the literature and legends of the Middle Ages.