Yaroslav, surnamed the Great, a man of commanding personality, was the last grand-prince who upheld vigorously the old system.
At last, in 1165, he was successful; and, after passing through many dangers, reached the court of Yaroslav, grand prince of Russia, at Kiev.
The Mongols were defeated here in 1241 by Yaroslav von Sternberg.
The foundation of Dorpat is ascribed to Yaroslav, prince of Kiev, and is dated 1030.
As they reacquired their independence, Yaroslav I.