The Hermitage News

Opening of the exhibition “Alexander Nevsky, Prince and Saint: Imagery and Symbolism”

Published on 28 of May 2021

On 26 May 2021, the formal opening took place of the exhibition “Alexander Nevsky, Prince and Saint: Imagery and Symbolism”, marking the 800th anniversary of the birth of Alexander Nevsky, Prince of Novgorod and Grand Prince of Vladimir, the hero of the Battle of the Neva and Battle on the Ice, a gifted diplomat, made a saint by the Russian Orthodox Church.