“Rurik Prince of Novgorod” by Alexander Kataurov
Second artwork by Alexander Kataurov in our photogallery – “Rurik Prince of Novgorod” in 1/24 (75mm) scale. Figure manufacturer – Irbis Miniatures.
Rurik or Riurik (Old Church Slavonic: Рюрик, from Rørik; c. 830 – 879) was a legendary Varangian chieftain who gained control of Ladoga in 862, built the Holmgard settlement near Novgorod, and founded the Rurik Dynasty, which ruled Kievan Rus (and later the Grand Duchy of Moscow and Tsardom of Russia) until the 17th century.
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