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Sword of Monomakh

MonomakhMany 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 againstĀ Byzantium. Russian boats came to Constantinople, where they were met by a fleet of Byzantine Emperor Constantine Monomakh. Boil battle. Armed kamnemetnymi machines and Greek fire ships Byzantines began to restrict the Ruthenians. And if the past and had a chance to take revenge, it is only as long as the sea has not burst storm. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on July 29, 2014 in Historical, Mysterious


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