(† 1015), saint prince- passion-bearer, son of Grand Prince Vladimir, in baptism Roman, Grand Prince of Rostov. Murdered in 1015 by followers of Svyatopolk the Accursed, the step-son of Vladimir. Together with his brother Gleb they were canonized as saints. Feast days of the saint brothers: 2(15) May and 24 July (6 August).
(† 1015), saint prince-passion-bearer, son of Grand Prince Vladimir, David in baptism, Grand Prince of Murom. After the death of prince Boris, Svyatopolk the Accursed summoned Gleb to Kiev under pretence of visiting his ill father, however near Smolensk Gleb who had received the news on his father’s and brother’s death, was stabbed by Svyatopolk’s messengers. When Grand Prince Yaroslavl Vladimirovich conquered Kiev in 1019, Gleb’s body was found, brought to Vyshgorod and buried together with Boris’s in St. Basil’s Church. Feast days: 2 (15) May and 24 July (6 August).