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On the “Second Life” of Alexander Nevsky
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This article examines the so-called second life of the Russian prince Alexander Nevsky. The author set herself two main goals in the study. On the one hand, to sketch out what role the prince occupied in Russian tradition and historical consciousness over the course of the centuries, and, on the other hand, to also appreciate the differing lines of interpretation of his personality in contemporary historiography and to judge what his real historical role was. Was Nevsky an unyielding defender of the Orthodox Church, a national hero, or a traitor to his own people? The foundational source materials for this study are primarily texts of historiographical, hagiographical and literary characters, but iconographic material and works of art are also analyzed, and the author also takes into account the
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  • Ústav světových dějin Filozofické fakulty Univerzity Karlovy v Praze Nám. Jana Palacha 2, 116 38 Praha 1, Czech Republic, dana.pickova@gmail.com
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