St. Olga of Kiev was a convert to Orthodox Christianity, she was the main influence on her grandson that resulted in his conversion to Christianity and that of his realm of Kievan Rus. She is considered, with her grandson, as having brought Orthodoxy to Russia.

Olga of Kiev was a convert to Orthodox Christianity, she was the main…

Princess Olga of Kiev (aka Saint Olga)  Buried 20 men & ships alive in 20ft hole.  Burned men alive in baths  Feasted then had birds from each home carry a candle home to burn down city Drevlya  Sainted christian   Olga of Kiev by Bruni Nikolai Alexandrovich (19th century)

Princess Olga of Kiev (Also Known as Saint Olga)

Princess Olga of Kiev (Also Known as Saint Olga): Olga of Kiev by Bruni Nikolai Alexandrovich century)

St Olga of Kiev /

St Olga of Kiev /

Olga of Kiev (reigned 945-962)

Saint Olga, Princess of Kiev Wife of Prince Igor. After her husband's death, Olga ruled Kievan Rus as Regent on behalf of their son Sviatoslav. The first Rus ruler to convert to Christianity, she took the name Yelena after baptism.

The story of Princess Olga of Keiv, the villainous Russian princess, now known as a saint who burnt alive her entire city in vengeance for her husband's death.  https://www.facebook.com/throughthemoonroof

Princess Olga of Kiev (Also Known as Saint Olga): Olga of Kiev by Bruni Nikolai Alexandrovich century)

Saint Olga (of Kiev) It is a strange historical twist that the first ukrainian woman to be canonized in the Orthodox Church was a Viking warrior princess who spent much of her life as a pagan. Olga earned her sainthood by becoming the first member of the house of Riurik, the dynasty that ruled European Russia and parts of Ukraine and Belorus for more than seven centuries (860s – 1598), to convert to Christianity.

history-in-pictures: “Sergei Kirillov - Princess Olga (The Baptism). First part of the Holy Rus Trilogy. 1993 Olga of Kiev was a ruler of Kievan Rus’ as regent for her son, Svyatoslav.

Αγ.Ολγα Η Ισαποστολος (μετονομασθεισα Ελενη) Η Βασιλισσα (; - 969)_11 Ιουλίου of Kiev

Αγ.Ολγα Η Ισαποστολος (μετονομασθεισα Ελενη) Η Βασιλισσα (; - 969)_11 Ιουλίου of Kiev

Olga of Kiev - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Olga and her dead husband Igor - Kievan Rus' - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Princess Olga’s life was full of great deeds described in numerous historical records, as well as legendary facts that are still disputed by historians today. Image from www.dic.academic.ru

Princess Olga’s life was full of great deeds described in numerous historical records, as well as legendary facts that are still disputed by historians today.

When you think of revenge, you may think of small matters. Princess Olga of Kiev went a different route: killing 5000 people.Born circa 890, Olga married sometime in the early 900s to Igor of Kiev. They lived a long and happy life until 945 when Igor was murdered by the tribe of the Drevlians. ...

When you think of revenge, you may think of small matters. Princess Olga of Kiev…

St. Olga of Kiev - July 11 - by Theodoros Papadopoulos

Olga of Kiev - July 11 - by Theodoros Papadopoulos

Olga of Kiev - Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned

Princess Olga of Kiev – Russiapedia History and mythology Prominent Russians

One of the most well-known among Olga’s actions was her conversion to Christianity. She was one of the first to bring this religion to the pagan society of Kievan Rus. According to the Primary Chronicles, Olga was baptized in Constantinople either in 955 or 957. Her son Svyatoslav didn’t support his mother’s decision and was worried about losing the respect of the army because of Olga’s new faith.

Princess Olga of Kiev June 925 - July 969 Princess Olga’s life was full of great deeds described in numerous historical records, as well as legendary facts that are still disputed by historians today.

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