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When Did the Serbs and the Bulgarians Adopt Bell Ringing?
When Did the Serbs and the Bulgarians Adopt Bell Ringing?

Author(s): Alex Rodriguez Suarez
Subject(s): History of Church(es), Middle Ages
Published by: Centre for Advanced Study Sofia (CAS)
Keywords: Bell ringing; Balkans; Medieval; Latin Church; Eastern Church; Serbia; Bulgaria

Summary/Abstract: This paper focuses on the introduction of bell ringing in the Medieval Balkans. The use of bells for religious purposes is a practice developed in Western Europe and which was later adopted by the Eastern Church. The paper sheds light on the adoption and the early stages of bell ringing among the Serbs and the Bulgarians by looking at evidence taken from written sources and archaeological remains.

  • Issue Year: 2018
  • Issue No: 10
  • Page Range: 1-31
  • Page Count: 31
  • Language: English