Legends of the Icon of Our Lady of Vladimir: A Study of the Development of Muscovite National Consciousness

  title={Legends of the Icon of Our Lady of Vladimir: A Study of the Development of Muscovite National Consciousness},
  author={David B. Miller},
  pages={657 - 670}
THE icon of Our Lady of Vladimir was one of the most popular and revered symbols of national consciousness in old Russia. Yet historians, who long have noted the Byzantine influence in descriptions of Muscovite power, have largely ignored the importance of the icon in mediaeval Russian political thought.' Also most historians who have remarked on the importance of the icon have dated tales about it, which include Muscovite claims to national leadership, to the time of the invasion of Tamerlane… Expand


353. The short episode in the Chronograph of 1512 concerning Leo III's attack on icons also has George's chronicle as its ultimate source
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1, 316, but did not take as much information on the restoration of icons under Michael III from George's chronicle as the Book of Degrees
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