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Пропаганда и история в епохата на хан Крум
Propaganda and History in the time of Khan Krum

Author(s): Momchil Mladenov
Subject(s): History, Middle Ages, 6th to 12th Centuries
Published by: Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий”
Keywords: Byzantium; Bulgaria; firs half 9th Century; intellectual life; ancient Greek traditions

Summary/Abstract: The paper present some moments of the political ideology of the Bulgarian state in first half of 9th century. According to the author‘s view khan Krum in his early years was connected with the Byzantine scholars and intellectuals. Thanks to them he learned Greek language and history of ancient Greece. Khan Krum used ancient characters with a propaganda intentions for educated Byzantines. That is a part of political idea about the capture of Constantinople and the rise of new Bulgarian empire.

  • Issue Year: 24/2016
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 49-56
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Bulgarian