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Ivan the Terrible - Personal Bible

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This is the personal Bible of Tsar Ivan IV (also known as Ivan the Terrible) which dates from 1571.  It is covered in gold, precious stones, pearls and other items of decorative art.  The Tsar gifted this to the Cathedral of the Annunciation in Moscow's Kremlin.

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Photo online, courtesy Moscow-Kremlin museums.

 

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