Sword of Monomakh

Many have heard the famous nick name Vladimir- Monomakh, but few people know why it was called the prince. In 1043 his grandfather Yaroslav the Wise sent his son Vladimir in the military campaign against┬áByzantium. Russian boats came to Constantinople, where they were met by a fleet of Byzantine Emperor Constantine Monomakh. Boil battle. Armed… Read more Sword of Monomakh