Byzantine influence can be seen in Russian literature because:
a. the Russians allowed only literature from the Byzantine Empire into the country
b. educated Russians read all the Greek classics
c. the Russians translated Greek and religious texts into Russian
d. Russians following the Eastern Orthodox religion read only religious texts
Which statement best states the Russian duke's view of the Mongols?
A. The Mongols were interested only in plunder and treasure but not in controlling Russian territory.
B.The Mongols used horse-mounted warfare and gunpowder to completely overpower and destroy enemies.
C. The Russians had been fooled by rumors of Mongol atrocities.
D. The Russians lost because they were inexperienced in warfare.