They say that revenge is a dish best served cold. History has many tales of people who took the act of revenge to a whole new level. In this episode hear the stories of The 47 Ronin of Japan, and of Olga of Kiev, the Russian princess turned Catholic Saint whose bloodthirsty act of vengeance wiped out an entire city.

Notes:

http://www.littlebudha.com/olga-of-kiev-bird-fire/

https://orthodoxwiki.org/Olga_of_Kiev

Olga of Kiev: One saint you do not want to mess with

http://russiapedia.rt.com/prominent-russians/history-and-mythology/princess-olga-of-kiev/

http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/01/saint-buried-people-alive-burned-city-revenge/

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forty-seven_Ronin

https://www.psychologytoday.com/basics/punishment

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/revenge-evolution/

 

 

Music:

Dexter Britain, The Tea Party

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Dexter_Britain/Creative_Commons_Volume_2/The_Tea_Party

All other music from this episode by Kai Engel.

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/

http://www.kai-engel.com/

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