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In the News (Tue 23 Jul 19)

  
 aflam Historical Movies for Sale or Trade
A spectacular epic, "Khan Asparukh" was made to celebrate the 1,300th anniversary of the founding of Bulgaria.
Sumptuously filmed, with over 50,000 extras, the film narrates the history of these momentous events, from the fall of Great Bulgaria in the Asian steppes, through Asparukh's perilous trek west, and the decisive battles with the Byzantines.
In 680-81, in alliance with the Slavs, he inflicted tunning defeats on the Roman legions and forced the Byzantine Empire to recognize the formation of the new state of Bulgaria in the lands where it still exists today.
www.aflam.ws /store/historical/historical-numb.htm   (850 words)

  
 Birth of Great Bulgaria, Khan Kubrat
651 AD After Kubrat's death, the State is divided between his five sons; the youngest, khan Asparukh establishes the new Bulgarian capital in the South of the delta of Danube (Ongula); khan Kotragh, the second son, moves to the North-East and sets up the Volga Bulgaria (capital Bulgar, nowadays Kazan in Tatarstan, Russia).
The Bulgarians of Asparukh and Kuber would unify their forces after 809 A.D. when khan Krum integrated the town of Serdika into Bulgarian state thus opening the way between two Bulgarian groups.
Asparukh’s brother Kuber, who initially settled with his people in Panonia, left there around 685 due to a disagreement with the Avar khan, moved east and settled in the Bitola country (Macedonia), for which reason Byzantine chroniclers called his settlement 'Bulgaria' too.
www.geocities.com /nbulgaria/bulgaria/kubrat.htm   (2948 words)

  
  Petkanov Blamed Drug Trafficking on Khan Asparukh -   Standart / Стандaрт
Khan Asparukh has to be blamed for bringing Bulgarians on the Balkan Peninsula, the minister said further.
This was the comment made by Interior Minister Georgi Petkanov in Parliament on the report of the US Department of State, reading that the bases producing synthetic drugs were reportedly moved from Turkey to Bulgaria.
Minister Petkanov underscored that the same report ranks Bulgaria among the first in terms of seized drugs.
www.standartnews.com /archive/2004/03/06/english/opinion/index.htm   (257 words)

  
 The Slavs and Their Neighbors
When, after participating in earlier invasions of the Eastern Empire by the Avars, as had the Slavs, they definitely crossed the Danube under their Khan or Khagan, Asparukh, in 679, a Bulgar state was established in northern Thrace in the region of present-day Bulgaria.
In spite of a treaty which Byzantium concluded with Bulgaria eleven years later, and which established a new boundary line north of Adrianople, there was a whole series of Greek-Bulgar wars in the course of the eighth century.
Emperor Justinian II, after defeating Bulgars and Slavs in 690, had to ask for their assistance in order to recover his throne from a rival, and in reward he granted to Asparukh’s successor, Tervel, the title of Caesar when he received him in the capital in 705.
victorian.fortunecity.com /wooton/34/halecki/2.htm   (4330 words)

  
 Batbayan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Asparukh realized that as the new state was an alliance of tribes, it could not be established in one fell swoop but would have to be built over the course of several generations.
Asparukh was a daring leader who embodied the skills of politician and statesman, diplomat and warrior.
And thus Asparukh founded a state of Slavs and Bulgars, binding his tribe with the tribal alliance of the seven Slavic tribes and the Severians.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Batbayan   (819 words)

  
 Bulgarian history on stamps - khan Asparukh
In 680 khan Asparukh at the head of a significant part of the Bulgarian army crossed the Danube and passed over the whole Moesia.
The next year khan Asparukh concluded with the seven Slav tribes living in Moesia treaty under which the Slavs recognized their dependence on the Bulgarian state and committed itself to defend it against attacks by any enemy.
Khan Asparukh (681-701) succeeded in stopping Khazars' offensive but kept only a small part of the Old Great Bulgaria between the rivers Dnepr and Danube- land infertile and marshy, short of natural shelters.
stamps.dir.bg /history/asparukh.htm   (316 words)

  
 Bulgaria.com - History of Bulgaria, Khan Asparukh
However, khan Asparukh was awake to his being unable to ensure a complete life for his state and for the people dwelling in the plains, the only surviving piece of Old Bulgaria- land infertile and marshy, short of natural shelters, ore deposits, and forests.
In 680 AD khan Asparukh transferred a significant part of the Bulgarian army and population to the south of the Danube delta and took up the lands of present-day Dobrudja.
The structure of the Bulgarian state was changed to comply with the treaty between khan Asparukh and the Slav princes in Moesia.
www.bulgaria.com /history/bulgaria/aspar.html   (793 words)

  
 Tervel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Not only did he consolidate the Bulgarian settlements in area bordering modern Bulgaria and Romania, but developments of the neighboring Byzantine empire also expanded his domain southwards through favorable treaties and ensured him the upper hand in diplomatic relations between the two states.
Khan Tervel succeeded in either 701 or 702 after his father Asparukh presumably killed in a battle against the Khazars.
Shortly afterwards, the deposed emperor Justinian II fled to his place and lured his support.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tervel   (379 words)

  
 Bulgars
Western Bulgars led by Asparukh founded Bulgaria in 681 when they invaded the area, united and assimilated with its earlier Slavic and Thracian inhabitants.
Bolgars moved west from the lower-middle Volga river AD to control the second Avar dynasty of Onoguria (in Ukraine) by the mid-7th century.
Tribes thought to have been Bolgaric in origin include:\n* Utighur\n* Kutrighur (Kotrags)\n* The Kuber Varkuni\n* Asparukh's Horde\n* Altasek's Horde\n* The Unok-vndur federation See also: Bulgarians\nCategory: Ethnic groups \n
encyclopedia.codeboy.net /wikipedia/b/bu/bulgars.html   (207 words)

  
 681 A.D.: The Glory of Khan (1984)
This is doubtful because Asparukh must have led over 100,000 Bulgarians, and because the Bulgarian army was a formidable military force that the disunited Slavs could not have opposed.
The shorter version of the film cannot convey the sweep of the original six hour epic, which deals at length with each of the three major episodes in the story of the founding of the Bulgarian state: the fall of Great Bulgaria, Asparukh's trek west, and the founding of the new state.
Similarly, much of character development is completely left out, and we never understand why Asparukh allows Pagane to be sacrificed to Tangra, or why he submits to the decisions of the Council for an entire year before crossing the Danube.
www.gotterdammerung.org /film/reviews/digit/681-ad-the-glory-of-khan.html   (407 words)

  
 kardam
The wars had started in Khan Asparukh's time and would continue almost throughout the medieval period in Bulgaria.
Khan Kardam took the helm in the midst of this chaos and from 777 to 803, he fought to defend his throne, either striving to preserve the internal peace or waging wars with Byzantium.
He sought to continue the state's expansion, started under Asparukh, to the south and southwest.
www2.rz.hu-berlin.de /empir_bf/Stanislav/rulers/kardam.html   (363 words)

  
 math lessons - Onogur
Out of the turmoil Asparukh (apparently the brother of the Khagan) emerged as the most prominent figure leading his Bulgars out of the federation south across the Danube to establish his state of Bulgaria there.
Little is known of what happened within Avar Onoguri between 685–791 but it is certain that reference to the area as Hungary continued amongst their western neighbours continued until the name stuck.
First, the Kotrags left to the east then rebel (Kubar) tribes seceded in Pannonia, while other Bulgars in that region sought refuge with the Lombards.
www.mathdaily.com /lessons/Onogur   (318 words)

  
 Bulgaria - Wikipedia
A finales del siglo VII, una parte de las hordas búlgaras (un conglomerado de pueblos nómadas de origen asiático que incluía elementos hunos y altaicos), acaudillada por el khan Asparukh, emigró hacia la parte nororiental de la península balcánica, estableciéndose en la región de Tracia.
Paulatinamente fueron integrándose con las poblaciones locales, tanto eslavos como tracios, para formar el primer reino búlgaro.
es.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bulgaria   (958 words)

  
 AmAz
ASPARUKH (- 701) Bulgarian khan of the Utiguri tribe - Bulgaria 1833; 1950
Born October 6, 1930 in Qardaha, Syria, he was minister of defense, 1966-70.
www.philately.com /philately/bioamaz.htm   (6035 words)

  
 Rulers of Bulgaria
Asparukh crosses the Danube to the south and after a battle at Odessos (Varna) in 679 Byzanium recognizes the Bulgarian Khanate with Pliska as capital; dies in battle against the Khazars
horde migrated to Pannonia (today Hungary), dominated there by the Avars, in 675 moved to Macedonia in the region of Bitola, to merge later on with the horde of Asparukh
lccb.scripps.edu /~amatov/Rulers.html   (890 words)

  
 Great Bulgaria
The fifth product of the breakup of Great Bulgaria was the horde that Kubrat's youngest son Asparukh led westward across the Dniester River and then southward across the Danube.
members.tripod.com /great-bulgaria/Kubrat/Kubrat.html   (807 words)

  
 Bulgaria and the Origin of Slavs - Little of Slavic and Bulgarian History
By 681 the khan Asparukh had forced Emperor Constantine V to recognize the first Bulgarian state.
The state, whose capital was at Pliska, near modern Shumen, combined a Bulgarian political structure with Slavic linguistic and cultural institutions.
In A.D. 630 a federation of Bulgar tribes already existed; in the next years the Bulgars united with the Slavs to oppose Byzantine control.
slavs.freeservers.com /Bulgaria.html   (1094 words)

  
 An Introduction to the History of Khazaria
The Khazars forced some of the Bulgars (led by Asparukh) to move to modern-day Bulgaria, while other Bulgars fled to the upper Volga River region where the independent state of Volga Bulgharia was founded.
The Khazars had their greatest power over other tribes in the 9th century, controlling eastern Slavs, Magyars, Pechenegs, Burtas, North Caucasian Huns, and other tribes and demanding tribute from them.
Other Turkic groups such as the Sabirs and Bulgars came under Khazar jurisdiction during the 7th century.
www.khazaria.com /khazar-history.html   (2372 words)

  
 Main Events of Bulgarian History, by Neytcho Iltchev
After Kubrat's death, the State is divided between his five sons; the youngest, khan Asparukh establishes the new Bulgarian capital in the South of the delta of Danube (Ongula) (map)
The second son of Kubrat, khan Kotragh moves to the North-East and sets up the Volga Bulgaria (capital Bulgar, nowadays Kazan in Tatarstan, Russia)
Khan Kubrat supports the widow of his personal friend, Byzantium (Eastern Roman Empire) emperor Heraclius, Martina and their children, in their battle for the throne
www.geocities.com /nbulgaria/bulgaria/history0.htm   (1494 words)

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