HUA Dept Head Candidate: Russell Martin, Westminster College, Research Talk, Forgeries and Facts about the Wives of Ivan the Terrible

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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SL 402

Forgeries and Facts about the Wives of Ivan the Terrible, Or:  What Happens When Historians Forget that a Forgery Can’t Be Trusted

In this talk, Professor Russell Martin discusses his ongoing research into the controversy over the number of wives of Tsar Ivan the Terrible (ruled 1533–1584), focusing in particular on a famed forgery that has misled and misdirected historians for generations.

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