Part I Part II From Vladimir-Suzdal to the Grand Duchy of Moscow The principality progressively grew into a Grand Duchy which was divided into several smaller principalities. After the Mongol invasion, it became a self-governed state ruled by its own nobility. The principality was bounded by the Volga, Northern Dvina […]
Day: January 18, 2015
The roots of Russia: from the early East Slavs to the Grand Duchy of Moscow (II)
Julian Paolantoni opens a series of articles on the unknown early history of Russia. The first chpter covers the period until the Mongol invasion.