The Teutonic Order
The Order founded a crusader state in Eastern Europe to fight pagans and Orthodox Christians
Teutonic attempts to convert Orthodox Christians of Novgorod to Catholicism dramatically fail. Prince Alexander Nevsky wins a famous battle against the knights in a frozen battle on Lake Peipus.
“TEUTONIC ATTEMPTS TO CONVERT ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS OF NOVGOROD TO CATHOLICISM DRAMATICALLY FAIL”
Alexander Nevsky’s victory against the Teutonic Order has become a celebrated event in Russian history