Ivan IV and Anakin Skywalker

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Nov 10, 2017 15:17
There are different assessments about Ivan IV (the Terrible): from “a tyrant and a butcher” until “a progressive monarch and a reformer.” The image of Ivan IV was given Russian historian and writer Karamsin in his ‘The History of the Russian State” look like Anakin Skywalker from Star Wars. It was hard childhood, then it was afflatus and Ivan appeared as a model of a good monarch, but then, little by little, he turned into Darth Vader.
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