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FYROM Erects Monument of the Bulgarian Tsar Samuil

FYROM Erects Monument of the Bulgarian Tsar Samuil

The marble statue of medieval Bulgarian Tsar Samuil that was erected Tuesday at the Skopje central square. Photo by BGNES An imposing monument of famed Bulgarian Medieval Tsar Samuil was erected in FYROM’s capital Skopje Tuesday. The 5-meter marble statue was placed at the central Skopje square nearby the recently ereted statue of Alexander the Great. Tsar Samuil (Samuel) ruled the […]

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Czar Samuel of Bulgaria

Czar Samuel of Bulgaria

The remains of the Basilica of Agios Achillios in Lake Prespa, where Samuil’s grave was found SAMUEL OF BULGARIA Seemingly the youngest of the Kometopouloi; tsar of Bulgaria; died Prilep 6 Oct. 1014. He ruled the area of Ohrid with his brothers, then alone after 987 or 988 -as ‘basileus’ after 996 or 997. He reestablished the Bulgarian patriarchate at […]

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