Thursday’s quiz

Anyone is welcome to pose the questions and if you stump everyone in doing so you’ll win a virtual bunch of daphne.


2 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. Andrei says:

    (1) Who wrote the opera “The Oprichnik”

    (2) What were the Oprichniks?

    (3) When were they active?

    (4) What was a Circassian beauty?

    (5) Who was Maria Temryukovna?

  2. Teletext says:

    1. Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky

    2. They were a group set up by Ivan the Terrible to run an area of Russia.

    3. In the mid to late 1500’s

    4. They are images of Circassian women from the Caucasus area. They were often sort after as concubines due to their beauty.

    5. She was a Circassian woman who became the wife of Tsar Ivan in the mid 1500’s

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