Olga of Kiev
The Saint Who Set Fires With Pigeons
Brutal princess-turned-Christian saint who burnt down enemy towns using pigeons.
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Her outfit here is a verbatim copy of all depictions of her.
In the foreground is a hand and a shovel, a reference to her burying people alive. The doormat on the boarded-up building on the right reads “banya” (bathhouse).
My favorite pigeon in this drawing is the one on the roof on the far left, who is rather confused as to how his head has somehow caught fire.
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