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Ru·rik

 (ro͝or′ĭk, ro͞o′rĭk) Died c. 879.
Scandinavian warrior and the founder of the dynasty that ruled Russia until 1598.

Rurik

(ˈrʊərɪk) or

Ryurik

n
(Biography) died 879. Varangian (Scandinavian Viking) leader who founded the Russian monarchy. He gained control over Novgorod (?862) and his dynasty, the Rurikids, ruled until 1598

Ru•rik

(ˈrʊər ɪk)

n.
died a.d. 879, Scandinavian prince: considered the founder of the Russian monarchy.
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Early in the novel, King Rorik (Gertrude's father) refers to both Hamlet and Claudius as "fine specimens of our northern vigor--blond beasts, one could say" (4).