The Round Church

Go down

The Round Church

Post  kosovohp on Thu Mar 03, 2011 4:08 am

The Round Church was constructed during the rule of Boris' son and successor, Simeon (r. 893927), whose successful campaigns established Bulgaria's temporary superiority over Byzantium,[4] at times threatening the Byzantine capital at Constantinople. He extended the territory of the First Bulgarian Empire over most of the Balkans,[5] to the Adriatic and the Aegean. Simeon also conquered the lands of modern Serbia and Montenegro and efficiently eliminated the Magyar threat from the north. Counted among Bulgaria's greatest leaders, Simeon was a benefactor of literature and the arts; his reign is considered the "Golden Age" of medieval Bulgarian culture[6][7] because of Bulgaria's literary influence over contemporary Slavic Europe.[5][8]

Kirk Sanford
online store


Number of posts : 652
Registration date : 2010-08-31

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum