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"Alexander Nevsky" is a 1938 historical drama film directed by Sergei Eisenstein. It depicts the attempted invasion of Novgorod in the 13th century by the Teutonic Knights of the Holy Roman Empire and their defeat by Prince Alexander, known popularly as Alexander Nevsky.


Alexander Nevsky is a fictional character from the 1938 film Alexander Nevsky.


  1. "Alexander Nevsky" is the score for the 1938 Sergei Eisenstein film Alexander Nevsky, composed by Sergei Prokofiev. He later rearranged the music in the form of a cantata for mezzo-soprano, chorus, and orchestra, with text by the poet Vladimir Lugovskoy and Prokofiev. It has remained one of the most renowned cantatas of the 20th century.
  2. "Alexander Nevsky" is a musical album of Sergei Prokofiev, Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Yuri Temirkanov, soundtrack.
    • also known as Alexander Nevsky (St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra feat. conductor: Yuri Temirkanov) Soundtrack
    • released on (20 years ago)
  3. "Alexander Nevsky" is a musical album of Leonard Slatkin, St. Louis Symphony, Sergei Prokofiev, Claudine Carlson, Saint Louis Symphony Chorus.


  1. Alexander Nevsky served as Prince of Novgorod, Grand Prince of Kiev and Grand Prince of Vladimir during some of the most difficult times in Rus' history. Commonly regarded as a key figure of medieval Rus', Alexander - the grandson of Vsevolod the Big Nest - rose to legendary status on account of his military victories over German and Swedish invaders while agreeing to pay tribute to the powerful Golden Horde.
  2. Alexander Nevsky is a Russian actor, writer, director and bodybuilder. He is known for playing the role of Vlad Stepanov in Moscow Heat. He also directed and produced Black Rose.


The Alexander Nevsky prize is a Russian national annual historical-literary competition, established in 2004, named after saint prince of Russia Alexander Nevsky. Russian National historical-literary prize "Alexander Nevsky" includes 2 awards: literature and historical writing and museum memorial projects.

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Google previewFeature Cinema in the 20th Century (2012)

Volume One: 1913-1950: a Comprehensive Guide by Jacek Klinowski, Jacek Klinowski & Adam Garbicz, Adam Garbicz

ALEXANDER NEVSKY is a historical legend, an epic opera where the heroes are not real people but symbols, stylized incarnations of ideas: the battles here are not between armies but between ideologies. The film has almost no dialogues, ...

Google previewFilming the End of the Holocaust (2014)

Allied Documentaries, Nuremberg and the Liberation of the Concentration Camps by John J. Michalczyk

Alexander Nevsky is an allegory that projected present ...

Google previewStalinist Cinema and the Production of History: Museum of the Revolution (2008)

Museum of the Revolution by Evgeny Dobrenko

Alexander Nevsky is a conscious anti-Chapaev; if Chapaev is characterised by energy, humour, spontaneity, irascibility, passion, dynamism, then Eisenstein's prince is severe, static, reserved, distanced from those surrounding him, ...

Google previewStalin's Music Prize (2016)

Soviet Culture and Politics by Marina Frolova-Walker

Alexander Nevsky is a patriotic national work displaying a high level of ...

Google previewThe Englishwoman in Russia (1855)

impressions of the society and manners of the Russians at home by Anonymus a lady

Alexander Nevsky is an imperial and warrior saint, and was Czar of Muscovy.

Google previewThe Englishwoman in Russia; impressions of the society and manners of the Russians at home, by a lady two years resident in that country (1855)

Alexander Nevsky is an imperial and warrior saint, and was Czar of Muscovy.

Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Films (2014)

by Sabine Haenni, Sarah Barrow, John White

Cast: Nikolai Cherkasov (Alexander Nevsky), Nikolai Okhlopkov (Vasili), Andrei Abrikosov ( Gavrilo).

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Mongolia (2010)

by Alan J. K. Sanders

Batu Khan was actually Alexander Nevsky. “No other power could conquer Russia or its principalities. The Mongols from Mongolia were just elves and gnomes.” Nosovsky and Fomenko shared the view that Batu Khan was Alexander Nevsky ...

Google previewDictionary of World Biography (1998)

The Middle Ages by Frank Northen Magill

Summary Alexander Nevsky remains an intriguing figure in Russian medieval history.

Google previewThe Holocaust Encyclopedia (2001)

by Baumel Judith Tydor Laqueur Walter, Walter Laqueur, Judith Tydor Baumel

to produce a major feature film about Alexander Nevsky, the grand prince of Novgorod and a Russian ...

Google previewHarvard Dictionary of Music (1969)

by Willi Apel

the cantata Alexander Nevsky ( 1939); ...

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