July 11 – Princess Olga of Kiev

Princess Olga of Kiev (ca. 890–969) was not the nicest person you’ve ever met, at least before her baptism in either her 50s or 60s, but she may well have been one of the cleverest. She was the widow of Igor of Kiev, who wasn’t a Christian, but (according to some sources) would have liked… Continue reading July 11 – Princess Olga of Kiev