Essays Tagged: "Rasputin"

Rasputin

RasputinThe way a person lives his life and his religious beliefs can greatly affect history and the ... u and destroy a nation, while leading a Godly life will keep you and everyone around you protected. Rasputin, in both his distorted religious beliefs and lifestyle, not only got himself killed, but ch ... and lifestyle, not only got himself killed, but changed the history of Russia and the world forever.Rasputin was born Grigory Yefimovich Novykh in 1872, to a Siberian family, in the town of Pokrovskoy ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Decline and Fall if the Romanov dynasty.

uiet.While the first Duma was being created, the Tsarina met an interesting man at a party. Gregory Rasputin was known as a staretz, a wondering holy man. He was a tall man with broad shoulders, hypno ... heard of his healing powers and with her obsession in trying to heal and comfort Alexis, she asked Rasputin if he could help her. Rasputin would talk calmly to Alexis, easing his pain, while regular ...

(7 pages) 80 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Book Report "Rasputin: The Saint Who Sinned" by Brian Moynahan

rian Moynahan had done what few other historic writers have been able to do: bring history to life. Rasputin's legend is rooted in tales of debauchery and sorcery and yet, as Moynahan offers, there ar ... cery and yet, as Moynahan offers, there are always two sides to a person's life and to their story. Rasputin: The Saint Who Sinned is that other side.Moynahan does not gloss over the fact that Rasputi ...

(9 pages) 51 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Why was the Tsar overthrown in 1917?

by apointing his wife to be in charge of the army. His wife, Tsarina gave the charge of the army to Rasputin. There were rumors among the people say that Tsarina wanted the Germans to win the war due ...

(2 pages) 32 1 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

To what extent do you agree that it was defeat in the war which was the real factor of the Russian revolution ?

e situations - when Tsar was on the frontline his wife was trying to run the country accompanied by Rasputin. He was a Siberian monk who was able to heal the Tsar's son Alexis from hemophilia. Rasputi ... society and lowered the authority of the Tsar. Tsarina was unable to govern effectively, advised by Rasputin she dismissed old ministers and replaced them with other, non effective ones, who were Rasp ...

(3 pages) 23 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Gregory Rasputin Biography

being outrageous and sometimes even crazy, for example Emperor Gaius who made his horse consul, but Rasputin probably defeats them all.Rasputin was born a peasant and at a very early age became involv ... tery for three months were he became a member of the Khlysty religion. After leaving the monastery, Rasputin met Makari who influences Rasputin to follow his ways. Rasputin learned more about the stra ...

(6 pages) 23 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

'Nicholas and Alexandra'

ffner and released in 1971, it revolves around Tsar Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra and the elusive Rasputin (played by Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman and Tom Baker) before and during the events that l ... ces many complications from all sides, for example St. Petersburg was riddled with flyers depicting Rasputin and Alexander in the nude that hinted that the Tsar's wife was being deceitful, while simul ...

(3 pages) 41 1 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Russian revolution was a direct result of the first world war.

control such a massive country did not help her cause and the constant rumours surrounding her and Rasputin was a constant reminder to the people of Russia that she was there to sabotage Russia's war ... as a constant reminder to the people of Russia that she was there to sabotage Russia's war campaign.Rasputin was a simple Siberian peasant who through apparent healing powers was able to become a clos ...

(3 pages) 47 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Grigory Rasputin: The Straw that Broke the Camel's Back

yhem. His influence within the royal family contributed to the fall of the Russian monarchy.Some of Rasputin's influence within the royal family would have been due to the fact that the Tsarevitch was ... gory from the Tobolsk Guberniya"' (Salisbury, 1977, p176). Little would he know, that the influence Rasputin would come to gain over him, would prove to undermine the monarchy's foundations so much, a ...

(8 pages) 19 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Russian Revolution: Why was the revolution of March 1917 successful?

competent leader and so he could not see the way in which he and his wife were being manipulated by Rasputin, who was said to be a miracle worker, and that showed his innocence and angered the upper c ... e was the one to blame and no one else; and by being far away he had to leave his German wife, with Rasputin, in power and was totally out of touch. Now, not only the peasants, who wanted peace, food ...

(2 pages) 19 1 1.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Rasputin "A manifestation rather than a cause."

bated for centuries. Often times we find that it is a mix of both the times and the man. In Grigory Rasputin's case, he was thought to be the man making the times of early twentieth century Russia. Th ... the times in which we speak of were times of great chaos and strife across the Russian countryside.Rasputin was thought by many in the Russian government to be the source of the problems that Russia ...

(3 pages) 11 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

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Rasputin English 10 Honors 8* May 22, 2000 English 10 Honors 8* May 22, 2000 Rasputin Throughout his ... n Throughout history there have been many odd characters. Russian history was not excluded. Grigory Rasputin, who was an assistant to the Royal Russian family, was an unusual man.Grigory Yefimovich No ... fimovich Novykh was born on January 23, 1871, in Tobolsk, Russia (DISCovering). "He earned the name Rasputin which is Russian for 'debauched one'" (Rasputin). "Grigory Rasputin was born in western Sib ...

(2 pages) 442 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Romanov Family

exei (14).Alexandra had been under the influence for a long time of Grigory Novykh, better known as Rasputin or the mad-monk. Rasputin gained his hold over Alexandra because he could heal the Alexei, ... ing her on hiring/ firing government ministers.The czar's relatives feared the growing influence of Rasputin, and so they made a plan to kill him. The murderer was Felix Yusupov, and he gave him cake ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Rasputin

Rasputin was without question one of the most scandalous figures in all of Russian history. It is ha ... some say 1909, and others have said 1911. Within a few years of his arrival to the Russian capital, Rasputin became one of the most influential men in government circles. His ability to remain in such ... h position despite his background is studied by many political figures in today?s world.Originally, Rasputin was named Novylch. He was born into a peasant family in Siberia. He spent much of his youth ...

(5 pages) 1651 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Hemophilia

concluded that he was suffering from hemophilia. It was at that time Gregory Effimovitch, known as Rasputin, was introduced to the royal family.Rasputin arrived in St. Petersburg, accompanied by his ... ed in St. Petersburg, accompanied by his reputation as a man of God with miraculous healing powers. Rasputin played a special role in the royal court, because Princess Alexandra believed that her pray ...

(3 pages) 489 1 3.7 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Causes of the 1917 Russian Revolution

d of his tropes at the battle front leaving his wife Tsarina Alexandra who was highly influenced by Rasputin to take over responsibly of the throne and the daily business of the government. The people ... nd the daily business of the government. The people of Russia despised the support and influence of Rasputin and claimed that they were having an affair. Many conflicts broke out regarding this and Ra ...

(2 pages) 636 0 3.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers