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Спомен за митрополит св. Марко Преславски
Memory of Bishop St Marco Preslavsky

Author(s): Valya Hristova
Subject(s): Local History / Microhistory
Published by: Шуменски университет »Епископ Константин Преславски«
Keywords: St Marko Preslavsky; St Petka’s relics; King Ivan Assen II' reign

Summary/Abstract: The article is an attempt at reminding and summarizing historical facts connected with the life of St Marko Preslavsky, bishop of Preslav during the reign of King Ivan Assen II (1218-1241). His name is mentioned in connection with the removal of St Petka’s relics from the town of Kallikratia on the Sea of Marmara to the capital of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom. He is mentioned in Paisii Hilendarski’s Slavonic-Bulgarian History as a “person with a profound knowledge” and “who died on his throne in Preslav”.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 12
  • Page Range: 108-113
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: Bulgarian