Commonly regarded as a key figure of medieval Rus', Alexander – a grandson of Vsevolod the Big Nest – rose to legendary status on account of his military victories over German and Swedish invaders. He preserved Russian statehood and Russian Orthodoxy, agreeing to pay tribute to the powerful Golden Horde.
Alexander was the son of Yaroslav II Vsevolodovich, grand prince of Vladimir, the foremost among the Russian rulers. In 1236 Alexander was elected prince—a figure who functioned as little more than military commander—of the city of Novgorod. In 1239 he married the daughter of the Prince of Polotsk.
Mar 21, 2020 · Alexander Nevsky was born in Moscow. Graduated from Russian State University of Management. Later learned English at the UCLA and studied acting at Lee Strasberg Theater Institute in Los Angeles. Nevsky is a former amateur boxer and bodybuilder, he won Mister Universe title 3 times (at World Bodybuilding Federation / World Fitness Federation).
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Alexander Yaroslavich (Александр Ярославич in Russian), the fourth son of Grand Prince Yaroslav II Vsevolodovich of Vladimir, was born in Pereslavl-Zalessky on May 30, 1219. He was the grandson of Vsevolod III (Big Nest, for his numerous family). Being fourth in line, he was considered to have no chance of succeeding his father to the throne of Vladimir. In 1239, he married Alexandra, the daughter of the Prince of Polotsk. After his father was poisoned during a visit to see Uzhedei, the Mongol/Tatar Grand Khan in 1246, Alexander succeeded as the Grand Prince of Vladimir. In 1236, he was called by the leaders of Novgorod (formally, Lord Novgorod the Great) as their military leader in defense against Swedish and German invaders. He was named the Prince of Novgorod. At the time Novgorod was a major trading center and was associated with the Hanseatic League. On July 15, 1240, Alexander and his army surprised the Swedish army in a battle at the confluence of the river Izhora with the Ne...
In an age of great turmoil Alexander Nevsky was a man who defended his lands and people with great courage and whose action, while questioned by some, successfully maintained the territorial integrity of his lands for his people. As a consequence of his humble submission to the Tatar khan, Alexander was able to preserve the principality of Novgorod and other Russian lands from ruin. It is for his humble concern for his people that he was recognized as a saint by the Church of Russia in 1547.
Troparion(Tone 4) 1. Christ revealed you, O Blessed Alexander 2. As a new and glorious worker of wonders; 3. A man and a prince well pleasing to God 4. And a divine treasure of the Russian Land. 5. Today we assemble in faith and love 6. To glorify the Lord by joyously remembering you. 7. He granted you the grace of healing, 8. Therefore entreat Him to strengthen your suffering spiritual children, 9. And to save all Orthodox Christians. Kontakion(Tone 8) 1. We honor you as a most radiant, spiritual star, 2. Rising up from the east; going down in the west! 3. As you enriched the Russian people with good works and miracles, 4. So now enlighten us who remember you in faith, O Blessed Alexander. 5. Today as we celebrate your falling asleep, we ask you to beseech the Lord 6. That He may strengthen his suffering servants and save all Orthodox Christians!Bernard Pares, A History of Russia, Johathan Cape, Thirty Bedford Square London, 1955, pp. 79-84Nicholas V. Riasanovsky, A History of Russia, 3rd ed, Oxford University Press New York, 1977, pp. 84-88
Jul 08, 2019 · Updated July 08, 2019 The son of an important Russian leader, Alexander Nevsky was elected prince of Novgorod on his own merits. He succeeded in driving invading Swedes from Russian territory and fending off the Teutonic Knights. However, he agreed to pay tribute to the Mongols rather than fight them, a decision for which he has been criticized.
Movie Info When German knights invade Russia, Prince Alexander Nevsky (Nikolai Cherkasov) must rally his people to resist the formidable force. After the Teutonic soldiers take over an eastern...
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A Russian knyaz', or prince, Alexander Nevsky, rallies the people to form a ragtag army to drive back an invasion by the Teutonic knights. This is a true story based on the actual battle at a lake near Novgorod. Written by Gene Volovich <firstname.lastname@example.org> Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis
- Sergei M. Eisenstein, Dmitriy Vasilev
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Alexander Nevsky Eisenstein drew on history, Russian folk narratives, and the techniques of Walt Disney to create this broadly painted epic of Russian resilience. This story of Teutonic knights vanquished by Prince Alexander Nevsky’s tactical brilliance resonated deeply with a Soviet Union concerned with the rise of Nazi Germany.
- Sergei Eisenstein
- Prince Alexander Nevsky
Alexander Nevsky (Russian: Алекса́ндр Не́вский) is a 1938 historical drama film directed by Sergei Eisenstein. It depicts the attempted invasion of Novgorod in the 13th century by the Teutonic Knights of the Holy Roman Empire and their defeat by Prince Alexander, known popularly as Alexander Nevsky (1220–1263).
The Nevsky has a couple things that I prefer. The first is the concealment. With full concealment build, the Nevsky has 12.8 km concealment, which is not great, but it's enough that I'm not the first thing spotted. Also, it's close enough to my radar range that when DDs spot me, they often bug out quickly.