Pavlovsk Palace
Pavlovsk Palace & Park
a book by Anatoli Michailovich Kuchumov
website design by Bob Atchison

Nicopeia Icon of San Marco

This icon was the Imperial standard of Constantinople and was paraded along the walls and carried into battle by emperors. Crusader loot - it's now in Venice

Rognvald Lord of Orkney - Voyage to Kievan Rus

Here is an article about my ancestor, the Earls of Orkney, and his trip to Kiev, capital of ancient Russ when it ws ruled by Vikings