Archaeologists Discover 10th Century Church, Coins Testifying about 1242 Tatar (Mongol) Invasion of Medieval Drastar in Bulgaria’s Silistra
April 7, 2016 · by Ivan Dikov · in Bulgarian Empire, Byzantine Empire, Christianity, Middle Ages, Ottoman Empire
A church from the 10th century, dozens of medieval graves, and coins testifying to the Tatar (Mongol) invasion of the Second Bulgarian Empire (1185-1396 AD) in 1242 AD have been discovered during rescue excavations of the medieval city of Drastar,…
‘View Bulgaria’ Releases Aerial Drone Video of Medieval Fortress Mezek
June 23, 2015 · by Ivan Dikov · in Ancient Thrace, Antiquity, Bulgarian Empire, Byzantine Empire, Middle Ages
An impressive aerial drone video of the medieval Byzantine and Bulgarian fortress Mezek has been released by the “View Bulgaria” project (otnebeto.com), a private initiative using drones to film Bulgarian cultural, archaeological, and historical monuments.