This is the 43rd volume of the bulletin of the National Institute and Museum of Archaeology in Sofia. It is dedicated to the 70th birthday of archaeologist and historian Prof. Stanislav Stanilov, a long-time member of the Institute.
Stanilov specializes in medieval archaeology, and has studied extensively the life of the Ancient Bulgars and Slavs from the time of the First Bulgarian Empire (632/680 – 1018 AD). He has been in charge of the archaeological excavations of the first Bulgarian capital south of the Danube, Pliska, and other sites in Northeast Bulgaria.
Since 2005, Stanilov has been a Member of the Bulgarian Parliament from the far-right party Ataka (“Attack").
The volume features the professional biography of Prof. Stanislav Stanilov and a complete bibliography of his research as well as articles by Bulgarian and foreign scholars. You can view the digest’s Table of Contents (in Bulgarian) here.
Here is the official page of the digest on the website of the National Institute and Museum of Archaeology: