King John Alexander Assen (1331–1371) – blooms before the disaster Cover Image

Цар Йоан Александър Асен (1331–1371) – разцвет преди катастрофата
King John Alexander Assen (1331–1371) – blooms before the disaster

Author(s): Dimo Cheshmedzhiev
Subject(s): History, Language studies, Language and Literature Studies, Middle Ages, 13th to 14th Centuries
Published by: Кирило-Методиевски научен център при Българска академия на науките
Keywords: Bulgarian Church; Tsar; John Alexander; Patriarchate; Tarnovo; Ottoman Turks; Venice; Genoa; Byzantine Emperor; John VI Cantacuzenos.

Summary/Abstract: The report examines the reign of the Bulgarian king John Alexander Assen (1331–1371), one of the last kings of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom. He is the founder of a number of Bulgarian churches and monasteries, several extremely expensive manuscripts from his library have been preserved. At the same time, a large part of the Bulgarian lands came under Ottoman rule, and soon after that the Bulgarian states were destroyed by the Ottomans. The question is whether this is a paradox or a regularity and an attempt is made to answer this question in a discussion plan!

  • Issue Year: 2021
  • Issue No: 30
  • Page Range: 13-45
  • Page Count: 33
  • Language: Bulgarian