Christening of Princess Olga
On boundary of VIII-IX centuries in the East Europe was
formed the old Russian state - the Kievan Rus.
It was one of the largest states of Medieval Europe.
The Kievan Rus was a feudal monarchy at the head of Grand
Duke from Rurik dynasty.
Princess Olga has govern individual in 945-964 after death
her husband Igor . She has become history as one of foundres
of ancient Rus State.
In 955 Princess Olga with the big embassy has gone in Constantinople.
She was met by emperor Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus.
The annals speak that Olga so has liked emperor that he
began to solicit her love.
Then smart princess has demanded that Constantine all over
again has Christened her.
When Olga became the emperor's God daughter Constantine
couldn't demand her love any more.
For this act the legend has named Olga the Sly. But Russian
church has named her Saint that she became the first Christians