Church Building in Northeastern Bulgaria During the 1850s – 1870s Cover Image

Църковно строителство в Североизточна България през 50-те – 70-те години на ХІХ век
Church Building in Northeastern Bulgaria During the 1850s – 1870s

Author(s): Nevena Nedelcheva, Aldzhan Dzhafer
Subject(s): History, History of Church(es), Ethnohistory, Local History / Microhistory, Modern Age, Special Historiographies:, Theology and Religion, 19th Century, The Ottoman Empire, Eastern Orthodoxy
Published by: Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий”
Keywords: church; Northeastern Bulgaria; 19th century; Ottoman Empire; Christian population

Summary/Abstract: This report presents the construction of churches in Eski Juma, Osman Pazar, Hezargrad, and in several other settlements in the 1850s – 1870s. It also focuses on the procedures for building churches and on the reasons for their mass construction in the region under review during this period. The study analyzes the applications of the population, their reasons, and the ethnic composition of the settlements studied. In addition, the paper discusses issues concerning the construction of the churches themselves, their size, organization, and financing.

  • Issue Year: XXX/2022
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 138-151
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Bulgarian