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Alexander Nevski

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • Russian saint and national hero named after the Neva River, where he defeated the Swedes in 1240.

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Examples

  • Dimitar Dilkoff/Agence French Presse/Getty Images An elderly woman passed under a table where the Bible is placed during the Good Friday service in the golden-domed Alexander Nevski cathedral in Sofia, Bulgaria.

    Holy Week

  • Dimitar Dilkoff/Agence French Presse/Getty Images An elderly woman passed under a table where the Bible is placed during the Good Friday service in the golden-domed Alexander Nevski cathedral in Sofia, Bulgaria.

    Celebrating Holy Week

  • Dimitar Dilkoff/Agence French Presse/Getty Images An elderly woman passed under a table where the Bible is placed during the Good Friday service in the golden-domed Alexander Nevski cathedral in Sofia, Bulgaria.

    CelebratingHoly Week

  • Dimitar Dilkoff/Agence French Presse/Getty Images An elderly woman passed under a table where the Bible is placed during the Good Friday service in the golden-domed Alexander Nevski cathedral in Sofia, Bulgaria.

    Celebrating Holy Week

  • Dimitar Dilkoff/Agence French Presse/Getty Images An elderly woman passed under a table where the Bible is placed during the Good Friday service in the golden-domed Alexander Nevski cathedral in Sofia, Bulgaria.

    CelebratingHoly Week

  • (See 1263) EASTERN EUROPE C. 1430 (MAP) GRAND PRINCES OF MOSCOW (1176-1505) The period following the death of Alexander Nevski (1263) was marked by the continued and repeated disruption of the Russian lands, due to the complicated and unfortunate system of succession in the princely family.

    c. Russia

  • Alexander Nevski defeated the Swedes under Birger Jarl on the Neva River and thus broke the force of the Swedish advance.

    1147

  • Death of Alexander Nevski on his way back from the Golden Horde.

    1242

  • As prince of Vladimir, Alexander Nevski did his utmost to prevent insurrections against Tatar rule and built up a system of protection based on submission and conciliation.

    1242

  • Novgorod, as we have seen, had escaped the Tartar invasion, but when Alexander Nevski received a letter from

    The Story of Russia

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