- Author: Paisius of Hilendar
- Year: 26-12-2012
- Availability: Out Of Stock
- Product Code: 1095-01
- SKU: 09.0053
- ISBN: 978-619-152-094-7
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The book was the first attempt to write a complete history of Bulgaria and attempted to awake and strengthen Bulgarian national consciousnesses.
Written in 1762, it is considered Saint Paisius of Hilendar's greatest work and one of the most influential pieces of the Bulgarian revival, as well as the first work of Bulgarian historiography.
Although he was based in the Serbian monastery Hilandar in the Holy Mount Athos (today an autonomous province in Greece), Paisius traveled extensively throughout the country and abroad and collected a vast amount of references to compile and write his concise but historically influential version of Bulgarian history. At that time the influx of Serbian monks decreased at the expense of Bulgarians, particularly from Macedonia. From the 17th to the 19th century, Hilandar was predominantly Bulgarian-populated.
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Paisius of Hilendar
|Genre||Culturology, Theory of Literature, Bulgarian Renaissance, Bulgarian History|