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  • The Slavonic heroic saga of Russia centres round Vladimir of Kiev (980-1015), the first Christian ruler of that country, whose personality is eclipsed by that of Ilya (Elias) of Mourom, the son of a peasant, who was said to have saved the empire from the Tatars at the urgent request of his emperor.
  • "You spoil her, Ilya," she added, turning to her husband.
  • "That is, with Ilya Rostov who married Nataly Shinshina," said Anna Mikhaylovna.
  • Rostov, the father, is Ilya, and his son is Nicholas.
  • "Count Ilya Rostov's son?" asked Dolgorukov.
 

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