Sophia

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  • 2017
  • 1 Season
  • 7.8  (379)

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.

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The Exile
8. The Exile
November 6, 2017
Sophia is sent into exile. The Prince begins drinking and having nightmares and doubting Sophia's exile. A plan to murder Sophia conspires. Giambattista moves forward to kill the princess, but she manages to escape back to John in Moscow. John orders the execution of all those who participated in the conspiracy, but Sophia persuades her husband not to kill. Ivan Grozny receives the crown.
Novgorod Obeys
7. Novgorod Obeys
November 6, 2017
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.
John Returns
6. John Returns
November 6, 2017
After defeating Ahmad Khan and The Horde, John returns to Moscow. Due to his accomplishments, he begins to receive letters from foreign monarchs. They offer their daughters in marriage to the son of John. The choice falls on the daughter of Stephen, ruler of Moldavia. Sophia does not like the proud and self-willed girl. Stephen hopes that this alliance will strengthen the relations between Moscow.
Winter on the River
5. Winter on the River
November 6, 2017
Winter is coming. Ahmad Khan sends ambassadors to John with an offer to surrender and pay tribute to The Horde. John refuses and is ready to go to war. Facing the river, John guarantees Khan that he will get nothing. Ahmad is utterly offended and swears that he will kill the Prince of Moscow.
The Horde Comes
4. The Horde Comes
November 6, 2017
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.
Novgorod
3. Novgorod
November 6, 2017
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.
The Pregnancy
2. The Pregnancy
November 6, 2017
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.
The Marriage Proposal
1. The Marriage Proposal
November 6, 2017
The Grand Duke Ivan III comes to Rome with the Byzantine ambassadors. They take notice of a young girl and Pope Paul offers her for marriage to the Prince. The people see the union as a cunning plan of the Vatican to unite the Orthodox and Catholic Churches. John III sees this marriage as an advantage for strengthening the state. Also at this time begins the confrontation of The Horde.
Description

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.

Where to Watch Sophia

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.

  • Premiere Date
    November 6, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (379)