Share this entry

Share this page

Vladimir I

Line breaks: Vlad|imir I

Definition of Vladimir I in English:

( 956–1015), grand prince of Kiev 980–1015; known as Vladimir the Great; canonized as St Vladimir. His marriage to a sister of the Byzantine emperor Basil II resulted in his conversion to Christianity and in Christianity in Russia developing in close association with the Orthodox Church. Feast day, 15 July.

Definition of Vladimir I in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…