Religions in Pagan Bulgaria: Historiographic Approaches, 19802015
Author: Tsvetelin Stepanov. Language: Bulgarian with a summary in English


Table of contents



I. Paradigms

I.1. Tengrism

I.2. Zoroastrianism

I.3. Mithraism

I.4. The Paradigm of Syncretism

II. Indoeuropean and Indoiranian Paradigm (Examples)

II.1. Madara and the Rock Relief

II.2. Martenitsa (The Symbolic ‘Language’ about Beginning in Bulgaria)

II.3. Looking at Some Ancient Notions and Beliefs amongst the Bulgars (Two More Examples)

II.3.1. The Polaznik, the Chain, and the Hearth

II.3.2. The Belt: Functions and Semantic Keys

III. (Im)Possible Thracian Paradigm

III.1. Questions of Methodology

III.2. ΚΟΛΑΒΡΙΣΜΟΣ or about the Priests-Koloburs

III.3. Madara through Thracian Prism

IV. The Bulgars and the Christian Preaching, 632/5864

Possible Solutions (Instead of Conclusion)

Summary in English


Illustrations Section


Publisher Paradigma
Language Bulgarian with a summary in English
Pages 258
Illustrations b/w and color figures
Binding paperback
ISBN 978-954-326-321-9
Creation date 2017
Size 16 х 24 cm

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