The Prince of Philippopolis: The Unknown Despot Alexius Slav in the Light of New Sources and Discoveries
Принцът на Филипопол: непознатият деспот Алексий Слав в светлината на нови извори и открития
Language: Bulgarian. Category: Second Bulgarian Kingdom


   The monograph examines the origin, genealogy, personality and demise of the independent Bulgarian ruler despot Alexius Slav (12071230) and shows the unknown sides of his relations with the Latin Empire of Constantinople, the Neo-Byzantine state of Epirus and the Bulgarian Kingdom of Tarnovo. The book explores the genealogy, lineage, knightly initiation and heraldry of the Bulgarian nobleman of Asenevtsi family and vassal of the Latin emperor Henry of Hainault and sheds new light on the development, borders and demise of his autonomous principality which encompassed the Rhodopes, Philippopolis region and Eastern Macedonia.


Publisher Wunderkammer
Language Bulgarian
Pages 480
Illustrations b/w figures
Binding hardback
ISBN 978-619-92254-0-0
Creation date 2022
Size 21 х 29 cm

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