The Song of Igor's Campaign Characters

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Boris

Boris was a Russian prince who died in 1078. He was the grandson of Yaroslav I. He is used by the author as an example of princely folly (lines 245-50).

David of Smolensk

David (d. 1198), brother of Rurik, fought the Kumans in 1183, alongside Rurik's forces. The author urges him and his brother to avenge the defeat of Igor.

Gzak

Gzak is a Kuman warrior who pursues Igor after he has escaped.

Ingvar of Galich

Ingvar is a prince (d. 1202) to whom the author appeals for assistance in avenging the Russian defeat.

Konchak

A companion of Gzak, Konchak is a Kuman warrior who pursues Igor after Igor's escape.

Mstislav of Tmutorakan

Mstislav (d. 1036) was the brother of Yaroslav I. He is referred to in lines 26-28 as a great warrior.

Ovlur

Ovlur is Igor's servant, and he assists Igor in his escape from captivity.

Roman of Tmutorakan

Roman (d. 1079) was...

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