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Tervel of Bulgaria

Tervel was the emperor of Bulgaria in the beginning of the 8th century. Khan Tervel belonged to the Dulo clan and reigned for 21 years. After the Bulgarian army crushed the arabs at the siege for Constantinopole (718) Tervel was … Continue reading

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Nestinarstvo

Nestinarstvo is ancient Bulgarian and Greek movement including dancing on smoldering embers with bare feet performed by people called nestinari. The ritual is originally performed in several Greek and Bulgarian villages in the Strandzha mountain near the Black sea coast. … Continue reading

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The Bulgarian National Revival

The Bulgarian National Revival is a period of social and economical uprising and rebuilding of the Bulgarian nation in the Ottoman empire. It begins in the 18th century and continues until the liberation of Bulgaria in 1878. This is a … Continue reading

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