July 24 – Boris and Gleb; Christina of Tyre

Boris and Gleb (d. 1015) were sons of Vladimir, Enlightener of Russia (Jul 15). They were baptized as Romanus and David, but everybody calls them Boris and Gleb because “Gleb” is such a great name. There is some disagreement on whether B&G had the same mother, but that doesn’t matter as they loved each other… Continue reading July 24 – Boris and Gleb; Christina of Tyre