In this episode we look at the second half of Olga's regency as she converts to the Eastern Orthodox Christianity. An artists interpretation of Olga being baptized Olga meeting with Constantine VII. . .
In this episode we take a look at the successor to the Rus throne after the murder of Igor. A more modern depiction of Olga. Olga watching while the Derevlian nobles were burned in a bath house. Olga when she first comes upon Igor's body.. . .
In this episode we talk about the raid of 860 on the city of Constantinople by the Rus Vikings. Rus at the city walls. Photius dipping the vestments in the sea. And here is the Skillandbonesradio podcast by Brad, Kevin and Loren. http://skillandbonesradio.blogspot.com/. . .
In this episode we take a look at the founding of the Rus kingdom by Rurik, talk about his reign and where the Rus kingdom may have been. A Statue of Rurik And a basic map of the general area of the early Rus. . .
In episode 3 I talk about the end of the middle ages and a number of dates that historians have used to describe the transition from medieval period to the early modern age. This episode acts as a bookend for the podcast as I wont go past my chosen date for the middle ages.. . .
This episode is a introduction for myself and how the podcast will be structured for future episodes. If you are not interested in an introduction and want to skip right into some history start with episode 2.. . .
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