Alexander Nevsky
biographical name circa 1220-1263 Russian saint & military hero

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  • Alexander Nevsky — [nef′skē] 1220? 63; Russ. military hero, statesman, & saint * * * …   Universalium

  • Alexander Nevsky — [nef′skē] 1220? 63; Russ. military hero, statesman, & saint …   English World dictionary

  • Alexander Nevsky — ) has become a slogan of Russian patriots. There is a long tradition of Russian naval vessels bearing Nevsky s name, such as the nineteenth century screw frigate Alexander Neuski and a nuclear submarine currently being built for the Russian… …   Wikipedia

  • Alexander Nevsky — Dieser Artikel behandelt den Fürsten Alexander Newski; für den gleichnamigen Film siehe Alexander Newski (Film). Siehe auch Newski Prospekt, Newski Prospekt (Erzählung). Alexander Jaroslawitsch Newski (russisch Александр Ярославич Невский… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ALEXANDER NEVSKY —    grand duke of Russia, conquered the Swedes, the Danes, and the Teutonic Knights on the banks of the Neva, freed Russia from tribute to the Mongols, is one of the saints of the Russian Church …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Alexander Nevsky — Alexan′der Nev′sky [[t]ˈnɛv ski, ˈnɛf , ˈnyɛf [/t]] n. big (Aleksandr Nevski) 1220?–63, Russian prince, national hero, and saint …   From formal English to slang

  • Alexander Nevsky Cathedral — may refer to various Eastern Orthodox cathedrals, all named after Russian saint Alexander Nevsky:* Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Baku in Azerbaijan (no longer extant) * Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Belgrade in Serbia * Alexander Nevsky Cathedral,… …   Wikipedia

  • Alexander Nevsky (disambiguation) — Alexander Nevsky was a Russian statesman and military hero.A number of things are named after him:* Life of Alexander Nevsky, a literary monument * Life of Alexander Nevsky, a 16th century illuminated manuscript * Order of Alexander Nevsky *… …   Wikipedia

  • Alexander Nevsky (Prokofiev) — Alexander Nevsky is the score for the 1938 Sergei Eisenstein film Alexander Nevsky , composed by Sergei Prokofiev. He later rearranged the music in the form of a cantata for mezzo soprano, chorus, and orchestra. It has remained one of the most… …   Wikipedia

  • Alexander Nevsky Lavra — or Alexander Nevsky Monastery was founded by Peter the Great in 1710 at the eastern end of the Nevsky Prospekt in St Petersburg to house the relics of Alexander Nevsky, patron saint of the newly founded Russian capital. In 1797, it was raised to… …   Wikipedia

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