Bulgaria’s National Museum of History Publishes Volume 30 of Its ‘Proceedings’

Cover of Volume 30 of the Proceedings of Bulgaria’s National Museum of History in Sofia. Photo: National Museum of History

Bulgaria’s National Museum of History in Sofia has released Volume 30 of its official “Proceedings" series.

The Proceedings edition is bilingual, in Bulgarian and English, of approximately 400 pages, and features a total of 31 papers in archaeology, numismatics, sphragistics, epigraphics, art studies, and history as well as book, paper, and exhibition reviews.

Some of the archaeology topics tackled by the papers in the 30th volume of the Proceedings edition of the National Museum of History in Sofia include:

Bronze Age archaeology; the archaeology of some of the Late Antiquity and Early Byzantine fortresses on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast; the medieval Bulgarian fortresses of Trapesitsa in Veliko Tarnovo and Hotalich near Sevlievo in Central North Bulgaria, and Rusocastro in Southeast Bulgaria; the archaeology of some textile and ceramic finds.

Some of the history topics tackled by the papers in the 30th volume of the Proceedings edition of the National Museum of History in Sofia include:

Bulgarian – Hungarian relations; Russian intelligence in the Balkans before the Russian – Turkish War of 1877 – 1878; the 110th anniversary since Bulgaria’s Declaration of Independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1908; German – Croatian relations and Bulgaria’s diplomacy during World War II.

The full contents of Volume 30 of the Proceedings of the National Museum of History in Sofia can be viewed here (scroll down for the English version).

The National Museum of History is housed in a former residence of the Bulgarian communist dictator Todor Zhivkov in Sofia’s Boyana Quarter.

In 2018, it is going to celebrate the 45th anniversary since its founding with a number of exhibitions in Bulgaria and abroad.

It also manages the medieval Boyana Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its 13th century (Pre-)Renaissance frescoes and murals; the 11th century Zemen Monastery located in the town of Zemen west of Sofia known for its unique architecture and murals; the Church in the town of Dobarsko in Southwest Bulgaria built in 1614, and known for its frescoes painted by artists from the Dobasko School of Art; the Radetski Museum Steamship in the Danube town of Kozloduy which was used by Bulgarian rebels led by revolutionary and poet Hristo Botev during the April Uprising of 1876.

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