As widow of Prince Igor she was also a princess. Legend tells that she was a nasty cruel lady until she saw the light and was baptized.
Her subsequent efforts to introduce Christianity were in vain — but her grandson St VLADIMIR carried on her work with much greater success.
Article last updated on 25 February 2006
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
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Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "OLGA: Saint from Christian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 25 Feb. 2006. Web. 30 August 2014.