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Черковни сметки и народни разказвателни сюжети из възрожденски Пирдоп
19th Century Church Community Accounts and Folk Narratives from the Town of Pirdop

Author(s): Georgi D. Georgiev
Subject(s): History, Social Sciences, Education, Cultural history, Comparative history, Ethnohistory, Social history, Modern Age, Special Historiographies:, Vocational Education, Adult Education, Higher Education , 19th Century, The Ottoman Empire, Inclusive Education / Inclusion
Published by: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз-буки“
Keywords: Pirdop; church codex; ethnography

Summary/Abstract: The text contains elements from the history of the town of Pirdop and its` surroundings during the 19-th century. The codex of the local church community has been studied in detail. The accounting within was noted for two decades by the hand of the local notable, Simon. It starts from the decoration of the new church and further on contains data on the functioning of the church community as a microcredit institution. The core of local notable families was examined, as they were the leaders of the church community. More recent pre-Liberation ethnographic documentation, gathered by the teacher Simeon Aldov (Serdanov) was examined from a general anthropological, „patrimonial“, socioeconomical, ecological and geographical point of view in the frame of the region. Robbery and crime, local political unrest and their consequences have been mentioned in a cholistic perspective, in the spirit of local and regional studies.

  • Issue Year: 24/2016
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 354-389
  • Page Count: 36
  • Language: Bulgarian