Prince Alexander Nevsky

Between the Hammer and Anvil: The Life of Grand Prince Alexander Nevsky

Today, the Slavic peoples are the largest ethno-linguistic group of Europe, and number over 360 million persons worldwide. Their long and rich history is a crucial part of the very foundation of Europe – but it was always difficult…(..)

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Alexander was born in 1221, to Yaroslav II, Grand Prince of Vladimir, an able ruler who restored much of his country and capital after the Mongol invasion of Russia. His mother was Theodosia, a Ryazan princess. He spent his youth in Pereslavl-Zalesk, the place where he was born and where his father ruled from(..)

Source: Ancients Origins Alexander Nevsky