FLRU 2510 Russian Culture
Land of the Firebird: Study Guide
- How did Catherine the Great, a non-Russian, manage to become the Empress of Russia?
- What was Catherine's relationship with Orlov?
- How did Catherine's style of reign differ from that of Elizabeth?
- Why do you think Russians liked Catherine?
- French influence in the arts
- Princess Dashkova's contribution to learning
- What kind of architectural design did Catherine like?
- What differentiates Russia's classical style from similar styles in Europe?
- Why was Catherine called the "Great"?
- The Bronze Horseman
- What was the relationship between Catherine and Potemkin?
- "Potemkin village"