Ani Dancheva-Vasileva. Plovdiv in the middle ages (4th14th centuries)
In Bulgarian with summary in English

 

Table of contents

Foreword

Preface

Section One. Plovdiv in the Political Life of the European South-East

Chapter One. Philippopolis (Plovdiv) from the Fourth until the Beginning of the Eleventh Century

1. Philippopolis and the New Empire of Byzantium and the Blows of the Barbarians (from the Beginning of the Fourth until the End of the Seventh Century)

2. The City from the Beginning of the Eight until the Beginning of the Eleventh Century

Chapter Two. Plovdiv from the 1040s until the end of the Twelfth Century

1. Invasions of Pechenegs, Normans and Cumans into the Balkan Peninsula and their Impact on the Fate of Plovdiv from the 1040s until the End of the Eleventh Century

2. The First and the Second Crusades and the City of Plovdiv from the End of the Eleventh Century until the 1180s

3. Plovdiv in 11851192. The Knights of the Third Crusade in Plovdiv

Chapter Three. Ploviv in the Thirteenth-Fourteenth Centuries

1. The City as a Dominion Successively of Ivanko, Tsar Kaloyan and the Knight Renier of Trit (11961207)

2. Who was the Ruler of Plovdiv in the Period 12081230?

3. Plovdiv in the Period 12301263

4. The Fate of Plovdiv from 1263 until the Middle of the Fifteenth Century

Section Two. Plovdiv and its Citizens

Chapter One. Topography of Plovdiv (Philippopolis) in the Middle Ages (Fourth-Fourteenth Centuries)

1. Configuration of the City and its Development until the Fourth Century

2. The Countenance of Philippopolis in the Fourth-Sixth Centuries

3. Topography of the City from the Seventh until the Fourteenth Century

Chapter Two. The City in the Administrative System of the Byzantine Empire and Bulgaria

Chapter Three. Ethnic Structure of the Population and Demographic Changes in Plovdiv (Philippopolis) in the Fourth-Fourteenth Centuries

Chapter Four. Social Structure Of Plovdiv’s (Philippopolis) Population In The Fourth-Fourteenth Centuries

Chapter Five. Religion and Church

1. A Brief Review of the Pagan Cults in Philippopolis in the Third-Fourth Centuries

2. The City in the Church Administration of the Byzantine Empire and the Medieval Bulgarian State

3. Bishops and Metropolitans of Plovdiv (Philippopolis) in the Fourth-Fourteenth Centuries

4. Orthodox Christianity and Heresies in Plovdiv (Philippopolis) in the Fourth-Fourteenth Centuries

5. Christian Temples in Plovdiv in the Middle Ages

Chapter Six. Roads Passing through Plovdiv in the Fourth-Fourteenth Centuries

Appendix. The Names of Plovdiv over the Centuries

1. The names of the City in Sources from Antiquity and the Middle Ages

2. Forms of the Name ‘Philippopolis’ in West-European Written Sources and in Sources of Eastern Origin in the Middle Ages

3. Inaccuracies in the Naming and Identification of the Ancient and Medieval City of Philippopolis (Plovdiv)

Instead of Conclusion

Bibliography

Sources

References

Abbreviations

Indexes

Plovdiv in the Middle Ages (Fourth-Fourteenth Centuries) (Summary)

Пловдив през Средновековието (ІV–ХІV в.)

Details
Publisher Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House
Language Bulgarian with a summary in English
Pages 536
Illustrations maps
Binding hardback
ISBN 978-954-322-446-3
Creation date 2011
Size 16 х 24 cm

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