Definition of Ivan iii
1. Noun. Grand duke of Muscovy whose victories against the Tartars laid the basis for Russian unity (1440-1505).
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Literary usage of Ivan iii
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1. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1908)
"Ivan III (1462-1505), Great Prince of Moscow, deserves his title of Great, if the appellation be interpreted in the sense that his reign marks a new epoch. ..."
2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1908)
"Ivan III (1462—1505), Great Prince of Moscow, deserves his title of Great, if the appellation be interpreted in the sense that his reign marks a new epoch. ..."
3. The History of the Popes: From the Close of the Middle Ages. Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor (1906)
"Hopes had been entertained that the marriage of Princess Zoe, niece of the last Byzantine Emperor, with the Russian Grand Duke, Ivan III., would enlist a ..."
4. The Mongols in Russia by Jeremiah Curtin (1908)
"CHAPTER XIX ivan iii SUBDUES NOVGOROD ON January 22, 1440, Ivan III, son of Vassili the Blind, was born. This future solidifier of Russia passed his youth ..."
5. Russia by Astolphe Custine (1855)
"Ivan III. — Napoleon and the Kremlin. — Modern Grandiloquence. DOES the reader never remember having perceived, when approaching by land some sea-port town ..."