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In 15th Century Russia, the last Byzantium Princess, Sophia Palaiologina, moves from Rome to distant Moscow to marry Czar Ivan III. Destined to become the first influential female figure of the Russian Empire, Sophia overcomes court intrigue and betrayals, and helps Ivan consolidate the fragmented country, push Mongolian invaders out, and build the Kremlin, the most magnificent symbol of Russia.

Sophia is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on November 6, 2017. It has mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.8.

Sophia is available for streaming on the Janson Media website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Sophia on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon online.

Janson Media
1 Season, 8 Episodes
November 6, 2017
Cast: Mariya Andreeva, Vilen Babichev
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Sophia Full Episode Guide

  • The city of Novgorod finally obeys Moscow. John stops to pay tribute to The Horde and thus expanding further the boundaries of the Moscow Principality. Believing that Sophia killed his eldest son, John decides to send her to prison, but continues to doubt himself on whether he made a correct accusation.

  • The Horde comes to Moscow, but John refuses to pay them and cuts off one of their the hands. Returning to Khan, he reports that Moscow will no longer pay tributes to The Horde. An outraged Khan decides to go to war. John is ready for war, but realizes that fighting The Horde could cost him his life. Sophia supports her husband and believes that he will be able to conquer any army.

  • John decides to release his brothers from captivity and they decide to move to Novgorod, a freedom-loving city which is openly against Moscow. They want to begin a war to get what they are entitled to after the death of Prince George. Gathered in the Novgorod council, under the leadership of the ruling Novgorod widow Marfy Boretskoy, they begin killing all those who stand in defense of John.

  • Shortly after the wedding, Sophia becomes pregnant. Her pregnancy brings drama and her closest servant makes a deal with the Catholic Church to poison the princess. A terrible earthquake comes and destroys all of wooden Moscow. After George's death, the brothers begin to divide the remaining land of their inheritance, but John decides that all Russian lands should be managed from Moscow.