I. The Metropolitanate.
A. From Kiev to Vladimir to Moscow.
B. Church and State, hand in glove.1. Generous financial support.C. Peter and Aleksei as Moscow saints.
2. The Church in politics.
D. Dmitrii Donskoi's challenges.
E. Consequences of Council of Florence.
II. The growth of monasticism: St. Sergius of Radonezh and the Trinity Monastery.
III. Missionary activity: Stephen of Perm'.
IV. Emergence of Moscow as an artistic center.
A. The legacy of Vladimir.
B. Continuing external influences.1. Theophanes the Greek; hesychasm.C. Architecture. D. Andrei Rublev and the development of the icon screen (iconostasis).
2. "Second South Slavic" influence.
V. The rebuilding of the Kremlin under Ivan III.