Bulgaria Marks 775th Year since Passing of Tsar Ivan Asen II, Most Powerful Ruler of Second Bulgarian Empire
June 24, 2016 · by Ivan Dikov · in Bulgarian Empire, Middle Ages
Bulgaria marked on Friday, June 24, 2016, the 775th year since the passing of Tsar Ivan Asen II (r. 1218-1241) known as the most powerful and successful ruler of the Second Bulgarian Empire (1185-1396).
Bulgaria’s Govt Allocates Major Funding for Restoration of Early Christian Monastery ‘St. John the Forerunner’
May 27, 2015 · by Daniel Valandovski · in Bulgarian Empire, Byzantine Empire, Christianity, Middle Ages
Bulgaria’s Cabinet has allocated BGN 800,000 (app. EUR 409,000) for completing the restoration of the Early Christian monastery “St. John the Forerunner” (The Forerunner is one of the nicknames of St. John the Baptist in Eastern Orthodox Christianity) located near…