State and Church: Studies in Medieval Bulgaria and Byzantium, edited by V. Gyuzelev and K. Petkov, is an English translation of 13 essays composed by leading Bulgarian historians. This collection presents studies dedicated to the history of medieval Bulgaria and Byzantium from the sixth to the fifteenth centuries. Offering snapshots to the cumulative expertise it explores issues of critical import for the functioning of the church and state in medieval Bulgaria, and their intimate linkages to similar phenomena in Byzantium.


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V. Gjuzelev. Medieval and Byzantine Studies in Bulgaria in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: A Historiographical Introduction

G. Bakalov. Religious Aspects of Medieval State Ideology in the South-East

P. Angelov. The Byzantines as Imagined by the Medieval Bulgarians

H. Matanov. The Relations between the Ottoman Conquerors and the Balkan States in the 1370s-1380s: Typological Aspects

Y. Yurukova. Byzantine Fortresses to the South of the Hemus Mountain in the Light of Coin Finds from the Last Decades of the Sixth Century

M. Kaimakamova. The Foundation of the Bulgarian State in Bulgarian Medieval Historiography

L. Simeonova. The “Avar Costume” versus the Skaramangion: Symbolism of the Male Aristocratic Dress in Bulgaria, Ninth-Tenth Centuries

A. Nikolov. The Perception of the Bulgarian Past in the Court of Preslav around 900 AD

I. Biliarsky. St. Peter (927-969), Tsar of the Bulgarians

R. Kostova. Patronage and Monastic Geography in Bulgaria in the Late Ninth and Tenth Centuries

V. Tăpkova-Zaimova. The Du Cange Catalogoue

I. Iliev. The First Two Centuries of the Archbischopric of Ohrid

C. Pavlikianov. What Do We Know about the Athonite Slavs in the Middle Ages?

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Publisher The American Research Center in Sofia
Language English
Pages 300
Binding hardback
ISBN 978-954-92571-2-0
Creation date 2011
Size 16 х 24 cm

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