It is the 13th century, and Russia is overrun by foreign invaders. A Russian knyaz', or prince, Alexander Nevsky, rallies the people to form a ragtag army to drive back an invasion by the Teutonic knights. This is a true story based on the actual battle at a lake near Novgorod. Written by
Gene Volovich <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
The battle is reflected in both Old Russian and German chronicles. But information about specific details differs. One of the main differences is the amount of warriors on Teutonic side, presented as 300 in German chronicles and 2000 in Old Russian. One of the assumptions is that only Teutonic knights were mentioned as battle units in the German, not their servants. Historians still seek for the exact place of the battle. See more
The cross displayed on the shields borne by the Teutonic knights is different in shape and colour to the actual one on their coat of arms. See more
Vasilisa - a Maid of Pskov
I'm coming with you, father!
Pavsha - Governor of Pskov
Flee from here, Vasilisa! Remember the blood we shed! Avenge us! Avenge us!
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