The History of Russia Podcast

Episode 14 - The Varangian Guard

July 8, 2021

In another short break from the chronological narrative we spend some time in the company of the Varangian Guard who were the elite bodyguards of the Byzantine emperors and who had strong connections to both the Rus and the Anglo Saxons.


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