Bulgaria History - Byzantine Rule (1018-1185)
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Bulgaria History – Byzantine Rule (1018-1185)

State of south-eastern Europe, located between the lower course of the Danube and the Greek peninsula, on the shores of the Black Sea. The medieval Bulgaria included the northern and central regions of the Balkans, corresponding to the territory previously occupied by the provinces. Illyrians of the Roman Empire: Lower and Upper Moesia, Mediterranean Dacia […]

Bulgaria History - First Kingdom of Bulgaria
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Bulgaria History – First Kingdom of Bulgaria

With the foundation of the Bulgarian kingdom around 679 and its recognition by Byzantium following the peace treaty of 681, the era of the great Migrations in the Balkan peninsula ended, with the ethnic, social and cultural changes it had brought about. Towards the seventies of the century. 7 ° in the Bulgaria danubiana came […]

Bulgaria Folklore
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Bulgaria Folklore

Extremely varied elements and influences are found in Bulgarian customs and rites: Thracians, Veteroslavs, Byzantines, Romans. Many of the religious holidays and many of the pagan cults were replaced with the rites of the new Christian religion. In them, however, it is possible to see some of the ancient pagan traces. The same songs that […]

Bulgaria Folk Arts
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Bulgaria Folk Arts

The origins of Bulgarian folk art must be sought from the ancient Proto-Bulgarian Slavs. Gradually this art in its development undergoes the influence of foreign elements: residues of Roman and Hellenic culture, influences of the Byzantine and oriental Christianesimn, later still echoes of the West with its styles: Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo. However, even by imbuing […]

Bulgaria Finance
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Bulgaria Finance

Already in the years preceding the war, Bulgaria, a poor and recently formed country, had had to make extensive use of loans (internal and above all foreign), not only to cover extraordinary expenses, such as construction of roads, railways, ports, etc., but also to offset the excess of ordinary expenses over ordinary revenues, despite the […]

Bulgaria Encyclopedia for Children
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Bulgaria Encyclopedia for Children

Bulgaria The southeast passage between Europe and Asia Typically Balkan region – of passage and mixture between Europe and Asia – Bulgaria has been for centuries in the balance between West and East, between Slavic culture and Turkish culture. The recent democratic transformation of the political-economic system has not been without difficulties for Bulgaria, which […]

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York St John University

Application process Since there were no suitable partner universities for me at my home university, I looked for an organization that would support me with my application as a ‘free mover’ abroad. After sending an email to MicroEDU, Christiane quickly responded with a selection of different universities. Finally, I chose York St John University. The […]

Gothenburg University (Sweden)
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Gothenburg University (Sweden)

University of Gothenburg : The University of Gothenburg is a Swedish university center, located in the homonymous city. It is the third oldest university in Sweden ( 1891 ) although at the time of its foundation it bore the name of School. It is the Swedish university with the widest spectrum of study possibilities. History […]

United Kingdom Politics
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United Kingdom Politics and Law

Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a parliamentary monarchy in Western Europe with the capital London. The United Kingdom occupies most of the British Isles. England is essentially a hill country. It is joined by west Wales and north Scotland with higher mountains. The climate with rapidly changing weather patterns is oceanic and becomes rougher […]

Norwegian Arts
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Norwegian Arts

Norwegian art, term for art in the field of Norway. In the early days, the area of ​​today’s Norway was artistically part of the Scandinavian animal styles (Germanic art). Middle Ages In a narrower sense, one speaks of Norwegian art since the founding of the empire by Harald I Fairhair in the late 9th century. […]