Askold name meaning and name interpretationAskold: a golden voice (other scand.).
Zodiac name, - Capricorn, Planet - Mars. The color of the name is cobalt blue. Auspicious tree is an apple tree. The cherished plant is edelweiss.
Patron of the name - tour. Stone-mascot - beryl.
Diminutive forms: Askoldik, Asya.
Patronymic: Askoldovich, Askoldovna.
Characteristic name Askold: Askold is a romantic by nature. It attracts all the mysterious, unrecognizable. As a young man, he would try to take a long and even dangerous journey to see the white light. As a contemplative by nature, Askold will easily achieve success in any creative activity - painting, poetry, journalism. Usually quiet, docile, he is completely transformed in defending the interests of his friends - there is no better advocate here.
Askold's wife chooses to match herself and never changes her. Askold’s only weak point is poor health. Carriers of this name rarely live to old age.
Name Askold in history: Nikolai Mikhailovich Karamzin in the History of the Russian State reads: “Two of the Rurikov single-earthmen named Askold and Dir, perhaps dissatisfied with this prince, went with their comrades from Novgorod to Constantinople to look for happiness; they saw a small town on the high bank of the Dnieper and asked : whose is he? They were told that his builders, three brothers, had died long ago and that peace-loving people paid tribute to the Kozars. This town was Kiev: Askold and Dir took possession of it, attached themselves to many Varyags from Novgorod; pledged to dominate as sovereigns in Kiev and think about the most important enterprise worthy of Norman courage. They first went to Constantinople, probably to serve the emperor, and then, encouraged by their success and large numbers, the troops dared to declare themselves enemies of Greece. intent: having armed two hundred ships, these knights of the North, who from ancient times were experienced in shipbuilding, discovered their way to the Black Sea and, at the very peak of Franky, devastated it with fire and sword and soon laid siege to Constantinople l from the sea.The capital of the eastern empire for the first time saw these formidable enemies; for the first time with horror uttered the name of the Russians, Ross. The rumors of the people heralded them to the Scythians, the inhabitants of the fabulous Mount Taurus, already the victors of many peoples of the neighborhood. "
The Askold grave still exists somewhere around Kiev. So is the touching opera of the Russian composer A.N. Verstovsky.
Of contemporary science fiction writers, Askold Yakubovsky is known.