Third Rome

Moscow: “third Rome” or “fourth Jerusalem”?

Source:; Author: jackmac34

In the 16th century, a Russian monk, Filofej, coined the expression “third Rome” to emphasize the spiritual role assumed by Moscow following the fall of Constantinople (1453) and the marital union between the Grand Prince of Moscow, I

Moscow the Third Rome?


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