Archaeologists Show Early Ottoman Coins Carried by Turkish Soldier during Late 14th Century Attack on Bulgaria’s Targovishte
July 9, 2016 · by Ivan Dikov · in Bulgarian Empire, Byzantine Empire, Christianity, Middle Ages, Ottoman Empire
Six early Ottoman silver coins which were discovered together with the skeleton of a Turkish soldier killed in an attack of the Bulgarian fortress Kosovo (ancient Missionis / Krum’s Fortress), today’s city of Targovishte, have been showcased by archaeologists.
Archaeologists to Study Unexplored Fortress Walls of Ancient Missionis near Bulgaria’s Targovishte
June 23, 2016 · by Ivan Dikov · in Bulgarian Empire, Byzantine Empire, Christianity, Cultural Tourism, Middle Ages, Ottoman Empire
The 2016 summer excavations of the Early Byzantine and medieval Bulgarian city of Missionis located near Targovishte in Northeast Bulgaria, which was known as Krum’s Fortress and Kosovo in the Middle Ages, are going to provide for the further study…