Definition of Ivan the terrible
1. Noun. The first czar of Russia (1530-1584).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ivan The Terrible
Literary usage of Ivan the terrible
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of Russia from the Earliest Times to 1877 by Alfred Rambaud, Graeme Mercer Adam (1904)
"THE SUCCESSORS OF ivan the terrible : FEODOR IVANOVITCH AND BORIS ... Sorcerers who had escaped from Ivan the Terrible are said to have prophesied that he ..."
2. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"... did not however make Ivan the Terrible give up the idea of compensating himself for his losses; he continued to seek for alliances with European states. ..."
3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1894)
"ivan the terrible. THERE were six Russian princes who bore the name of Ivan, or John, as we should translate it. The family of the first four of these was ..."
4. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"PROJECTS OF ALLIANCE WITH ENGLAND The unfortunate issue of the war with Sweden did not however make Ivan the Terrible give up the idea of compensating ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"A curious work of the time of Ivan the Terrible is the ... To the reign of Ivan the Terrible must also be assigned the ..."
6. Readings in European History: A Collection of Extracts from the Sources by James Harvey Robinson (1906)
"... would seem that Ivan was the first to assume the title of tsar, at his coronation in 1547. 346. An Englishman's impressions of Ivan the Terrible (15*7)- ..."
7. Peter the Great, Emperor of Russia: A Study of Historical Biography by Eugene Schuyler (1884)
"... frequently among the most learned men of their age in theology and church history, and the most notable example in this respect was Ivan the Terrible. ..."