Mazepa

Episodes

First
Broadcast
Comments
20110204

Marina Frolova-Walker explores two very different aspects of 17th Century Cossack Hetman Ivan Mazepa: a historically important and controversial figure who continues to cause fractions between Russia and Ukraine; and romantic muse to a wealth of 19th century artists, including Byron, Victor Hugo, Delacroix, Tchaikovsky and Liszt.

Includes extracts from Byron's epic poem read by Sam Dale.

Marina Frolova-Walker explores two very different aspects of Cossack Hetman Ivan Mazepa.

20110204

Marina Frolova-Walker explores two very different aspects of 17th Century Cossack Hetman Ivan Mazepa: a historically important and controversial figure who continues to cause fractions between Russia and Ukraine; and romantic muse to a wealth of 19th century artists, including Byron, Victor Hugo, Delacroix, Tchaikovsky and Liszt.

Includes extracts from Byron's epic poem read by Sam Dale.

Marina Frolova-Walker explores two very different aspects of Cossack Hetman Ivan Mazepa.