Museum of Natural Mystery – Exhibit 17: Olga the Saint

Our Lady of Vengeance

October 19, 2017 at 10:09 am

Appendix:

Over a thousand years ago, a people known as the Drevlyans messed with the wrong prince. The prince himself was no threat, but after they murdered him, his wife decided she’d stop at nothing until each and every Drevlyan was dead. This is the legend of a princess turned Punisher: Olga of Kiev.

 

Olga the Saint drawing

Meet Olga of Kiev…

 

Olga the Saint husband's murder

…who, after her husband’s murder….

 

Olga the Saint vengeance

…killed his killers by fire and sword…

 

Olga the Saint painting

…and was made into a saint for it.

 

Sources:

Russia, the Kievan Rus, and the Mongols: Crash Course World History #20 by John Green

Excerpt on Olga from the Russian Primary Chronicle

St. Olga: Russian Saint and Regent by Encyclopedia Britannica

Olga of Kiev: One saint you do not want to mess with by James Hoare

History of the Christian Church: The Russian Primary Chronicle by by Dr. Shirley J. Rollinson

 

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