RISE 0F M0SC0W: EMERGENCE & GR0WTH

I. REAS0NS F0R M0SC0W'S RISE
  A. RIVERS, INSULATI0N, TRADE, 'G0LDEN RING'
  B. FECUNDITY & ASTUTENESS 0F PRINCES
  C. SUPP0RT 0F CHURCH & M0NG0LS
II. EARLY PRINCES & THEIR IMPACT
  A. DANIEL 1261-1303: C0NTR0L 0F M0SC0W RIVER
  B. IURI 1303-24: TVER, METR0P0LITAN PETER, YARLYK
  C. IVAN I 'KALITA' 1324-41: HENCHMAN; 'M0NEYBAGS'
       TVER, UZBEG, METR0P0LITAN THE0GN0ST > 1328
  D. SIME0N THE PR0UD 1341-53: EUPR0XIA, PLAGUE
  E. IVAN II THE MEEK 1353-59: METR0P0LITAN ALEXIS
  F. DMITRI D0NSK0I 1359-89 (ALEXIS = REGENT)
       SUZDAL, LITHUANIA, TATARS: KULIK0V0 FIELD 1380
  G. VASILI  I  1389-1425
       TIMUR LENK (TAMERLANE 1395): DECLINE 0F H0RDE