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How is Olga depicted in most icons?

  • As a martyr

  • As a soldier

  • As a ruling queen

  • With a church in her hands


Most icons depict Olga with a church in her hands, which represents her role in the establishment of Christianity in Russia. Olga is credited with converting the Rus people to Christianity in the 10th century, and she is considered to be the first Christian ruler of Russia. The church in her hands represents her role in bringing Christianity to Russia and her dedication to the faith.

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