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Who was the largest living group in Eastern Europe
From which empire did the Russian Empire borrowed culture, Religion and many aspects of life
What were the major trade routes of the Russian Empire
Black Sea, Dnieper River, and Baltic Sea.
Slavs built what along trade routes
Where was Kiev located.
A City on the Dnieper River trade route.
What was Kiev to Slavic cities
Mother of Eastern Slavic cities
Kiev controlled what?
What did The Kiev trade area become known as.
Who ruled Kiev
What was the Kievan Government organized into
What was the ruler of the territory called.
What did the Grand Prince collect from local princes
What did tributes support?
Court and Army.
What did Grand Princes do?
administer justice and defend frontiers
What did the local self government consist of.
Prince, councils of wealthy merchants and boyars, assembly, and Power of the Prince.
What consists of councils of wealthy merchants and boyars.
landowning nobles of Russia.
What consists of assemblies.
represented all free adult male citizens.
What influenced Eastern Slavs and because of what
Eastern Slavs were influenced by Eastern Orthodoxy Because of trade with Byzantine Empire.
Who sent what to learn about what
Vladimir sent observers to learn about monotheistic religion.
Why did Vladimir adopted Christianity
Felt it would make Kiev more powerful.
Why did Vladimir chose Eastern Orthodoxy
Because he was impressed with Hagia Sophia.
What happened in 989ACE
Vladimir held mass baptism to eastern Orthodoxy
What did Conversion bring on Kievan Russia
What did Kievan Russia learn to paint
What did Byzantine architecture look like.
Onion shaped domes.
What alphabet did Kievan Russia learn.
Who brought Kievan to the height its reign.
What 2 things did Taroslav do.
Built library and organized legal system.
Did Kievan Decline after Yaroslav
Who did Yaroslav divide land between
What declined during civil war
trade disrupted so economy declined.
What happened in 1240
Mongol invaders captured and destroyed Kiev.
What is the slavic name for Mongols
What city did Mongols not conquer
What did Mongols do to people.
Taxed, but didn't impose culture
What did Mongols required and allowed Russian to do.
Required allegiance to Mongol ruler and serve in Mongol army and Allowed Russians to practice own religion
How long did the Mongols ruler for.
Ruled for 200 years.
Who did Mongols isolate from European civilization
How did Moscow expand
conquest and marriage
What was Moscow in 1350
Most powerful eastern Slavic city
Who started ruling in 1480?
What did Moscow refused to pay Mongols
What was Ivan III known as.
Ivan the Great
What did Ivan the great do
Brought Russian principalities
When did Moscow center of Eastern Orthodox church
When and who did Ivan III marry
1472 Ivan III married niece of last Byzantine Emperors.
What title did Ivan III claim.
Czar or Caesar.
Who used the title Czar
Roman and Byzantine Emperors.
What did the Orthodox church become
What did the church see Ivan III as
Successor of Byzantine Empire
What was Czar protector of
What language did the church use.
what type of style were the icon paintings in the orthodox church during the Ivan III rule.
What landmark is located in moscow
What was the Kremlin Fortress
center of government, religion, and culture in Russia, and Onion domed churches.