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  The city of Bolgar
The modern city of Bolgar is an administrative centre of area Spasskogo of republic Tatarstan.
The city of Bolgar was the political, economic and cultural center of the Volga Bulgaria.
Here there was a rate of the governor of the state, coins were minted, crafts such, as fl and nonferrous metallurgy, metal working, potter's, jeweller, tanning, a groove on a bone, a stone and others developed.
bolgar.netfirms.com /eng3.htm   (1874 words)

 Historical Ensembles and Complexes : The Republic of Tatarstan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The town of Bolgar was the capital of the Bolgari state in the 13th - 14th centuries, while a number of scientists are of opinion that it had this status even since the 10th -11th centuries.
The Bolgar complex is the best-preserved specimen of medieval architecture and archaeology.
The inlying town with once inhabited area of 116 ha is surrounded with two lines of ramparts and moats 5 km in length, while the outside town with the area of 374 ha is girded by three lines of fortifications over 10 km long.
www.tatar.ru /english/append91.html   (3870 words)

 Bolgar (town) - Medbib.com, the modern encyclopedia
Bolgar (Russian: Болгар; Tatar: Bolğar), inofficially called Bulgar, Bolgari or Bolgary, is a town in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia.
The historical City of Bolghar is situated in the vicinity.
In 1953, the town was moved from the place of its foundation closer to historical Bolghar, due the construction of Kuybyshev Reservoir and drowning of the original Spassk.
www.medbib.com /Bolgar_(town)   (116 words)

 The Suburban - Quebec's largest English newspaper
For Ted Bolgar, returning to Poland to revisit the sites of the annihilation of six million Jews is not something that is hard for him to do.
Before the war, the town of Izbitca was 95 percent Jewish.
Ted Bolgar said every survivor has time during the Holocaust when they feel they can no longer deal with Nazi brutality.His came when he participated in the first death march, travelling 130 kilometres on foot in about two weeks.“It was two weeks of suffering.
www.thesuburban.com /catalog.jsp?sid=15736561821147754022898055078&ctid=1000310   (1023 words)

 Historical Towns and Settlements. Historical Ensembles and Complexes : The Republic of Tatarstan
The presence of well-known historical and cultural objects - the Kremlin historical and architectural complex, town ensembles of Kazan, Yelabuga, Chistopol, Mendeleyevsk, Sviyazhsk, the Bolgar historical and architectural complex, Raifa monastery, along with convenient transport and geographical location, makes this territory attractive for travel industry.
In 1654-1665, the fortifications of the former Bulgarian town were included in the fortification system of Zakamye and Bilyarsk settlement was founded here.
Founded in 1551 as a fortress town and a supporting base of the Russian army, struggling with the Kazan Khanate.
www.tatar.ru /index.php?DNSID=6a0a2fda1844ba16d9f8325de54ddc94&node_id=1284   (428 words)

In the Eastern Caucasus there was a town called Balk (today’s Balhar), named after the ancient town of Balh (the capital of old Balhara), also the town of Anzi, related in its name to the ancient Anzoi, not far from the eastern Balh.
The encounter was terrible, because the 50,000 defenders couldn’t withhold the numerous foes.
The town was razed to the ground and the same happened to forty more, and the victims were countless.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/cultural/oldworld/europe/bulgaria.html   (2440 words)

 The Great Sea and the Great Tree - A Fantasy Story
There was also word from the Gnomes that the Dwolim had not yet been able to discover Bolgar's timetable but their considered opinion from what they had overheard and from analysis of Bolgar's strengths and weaknesses that we had at least six months and more likely a year or more.
Bolgar was very patient and was not going to be hurried unless pressed.
Many people recognized him as he flashed past and by the time we had finished docking the whole town was in an uproar and were well on their way to preparing a great festival.
www.pacifier.com /~tales/SERIALS/fantasy/wiz314.html   (1220 words)

 Archeological museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Since the middle of the VIIIth century the Turkic-speaking Bolgar tribes penetrated into the Middle Volga region.
The most well-known among them are the Barandgars, the Bolgars, the Bersula, the Suvar and others, who came from the regions of the north-western pre-Caucasus as a result of the Arabian-Khazar wars of the 732-735.
In VIIIth - Xth centuries the basis of the culture of the new people - the Volga Bulgarians - is being laid as a result of the interaction of the Turkic-speaking Bolgar tribes and the Finno-Ugrian population.
www.ksu.ru /archeol_en/volgabul.htm   (419 words)

 Newspaper Articles 1915
The petitions allege that said action of the town clerk in refusing to allow said question submitted to a vote of the people is arbitrary and in violation of the law and they ask the court to compel him to submit said question to a vote of the people.
Louis Henderson, the town clerk of Grisham township, is indicted for misconduct as town clerk.
Owing to the fact that Panama has saloons, and is regarded as a wide open town, thieves and criminals of all kinds, who are booze fighters, go there to dispose of their loot, and at the same time to get the booze they want.
www.daleeccles.net /newspaper_articles_1915.htm   (12182 words)

 Secondary Chartrian Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Poole’s historical sources were largely confined to the writings of John of Salisbury and a few other sketchy references to the town and master teachers and chancellors associated with its cathedral.
As more and more manuscripts were uncovered, work turned away from the town and to the description of a school of thought shared by these writers which became known as the School of Chartres.
He questioned the priority and significance given to the town of Chartres and suggested that many of the Chartrians of the twelfth century, in fact, studied and taught at Paris.
www.siena.edu /ellard/secondary_chartrian_literature.htm   (2507 words)

 Port Huron Times-Herald - www.thetimesherald.com - Port Huron, MI
New Baltimore police Chief John Bolgar said, Ronald and Christine Jabalee, both 58, were found dead at 9:32 a.m.
The bodies were discovered by one of the couple's co-workers who came to the house after the Jabalees didn't show up for work Saturday morning.
Bolgar said he believed the Jabalees were killed by someone they knew.
www.thetimesherald.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061008/NEWS01/610080301/1002   (676 words)

 Call for papers: LENCA-2
The powerful state of the Bolgars in the Black Sea area held out in the wars with Byzantium, but fell under the pressure of the Turkic Khazars, a vanished people who dominated much of Eurasia in the seventh century.
The Bolgar towns between the rivers Volga and Kama were noted for ferrous metallurgy, pottery, gold and silver working, and the production of leather goods.
Under its spell Kazan was transformed from a small frontier Bolgar town into a powerful citadel of the khans and a world-famous trading capital on the Volga; its spell overthrew Kazan, turning it into a captive without rights; its spell made it rise again, but in the form of a capital of a huge province...
www.ling.helsinki.fi /uhlcs/LENCA/LENCA-2/information/kazan.html   (810 words)

The train arrived on time, and I was met by three men with a car who drove me 100 km north to the old town of Bolgar, the capital of the old Bulgar kingdom on the Volga.
We then made a stop at another Bulgar town, where the others did some detecting, I had packed my machine away for safe transit and did not feel inclined to unpack it particularly as we had not had anything to eat and there seemed little likely hood of any food either.
We where supposed to go to the old Russian town of Old Mayna on the next day (Tuesday) but the ferryman did not turn up so it was another day of no detecting and lying around the camp.
www.ostviking.homestead.com /Holiday.html   (2760 words)

 THE ANTIQUITIES OF POVOLZH’YE AND OTHER REGIONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is commonly known that copper coins, as a rule, did not play the principal role in the economic and monetary relations of the states, meeting for the most part the requirements of local market.
Comparing the coin finds from Bolgar and the both Sarays shows that more than half of the copper coin finds in Bolgar belong to the production of Saray and New Saray mints, whereas the finds of Bulghar coins in Lower Povolzh’ye are rather sporadic.
Hence it becomes reasonable that the town bearing this name is not 145 years old, as it follows from its official chronology, but its history can be dated back to at least 715 years, as testified by the new exactly dated numismatic sources, the most ancient for the moment and well worthy of confidence.
www.charm.ru /info/library/Nizhegorodskoe-Povolzhie3/nizhnii3.shtml   (4040 words)

 Macomb Daily : Victim tried to leave message in own blood 10/14/06
A message written in blood during a victim's dying moments in a New Baltimore double homicide may lend clues to police who continue to seek justice in the case, one week after the crime.
The slaying is the latest of several disquieting deaths in the otherwise peaceful town along Anchor Bay.
Young married couple Scott and Melissa Berels were found dead in their home on Lempke street on the opposite side of town Feb. 16.
macombdaily.com /stories/101406/loc_message001.shtml   (840 words)

 The Lower Town
It is said that olden times the Bolgar Khan Kaban built a palace and laid out beautiful gardens on its shores.
Most of the buildings were timber structures in the distinctive national style of wooden architecture, but in the last century, as Tatar crafts, industries and trade prospered, detached houses, madrasahs and mosques began to be built in stone.
This is the former Hotel Bolgar, not far from the Hay Market (Sennaya) Mosque, which had shops and the office of the democratic Magarif (Enlightenment) publishing house on the ground floor, while the upper floor was divided into apartments where the young Tatar intelligentsia of our stormy century often met.
www.kcn.ru /tat_en/kazan/lowtown.html   (2426 words)

 Blazons of Tatarstan Republic Towns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In the lower part, in silver field, a fortress with three towers, which was made from oak and situated in this town".
In the lower part, the old tower in silver field, as a token that near this new town there was an ancient Tatar town Bolgar, in which till now such towers are not destroyed".
In the lower part - a branded volume measure ("chetverik") as a symbol that in this town there is a big grain market".
www.heraldry.hobby.ru /eng/e.tatar.html   (277 words)

 Macomb Daily : Police still have no leads on 2-week-old double homicide 10/22/06
Last week, Michigan State Police trucks converged on the Jabalee home for more extensive testing and analysis of evidence at the home, and officials said the home still hasn't been released as a crime scene to family members hoping to collect personal effects and belongings from it.
As of Friday, Crime Stoppers was offering a cash reward of $4,000 for information leading police to an arrest in the case, but Bolgar said that has generated only a few scant tips.
Probation agents had taken him into custody on a violation of probation for missing two scheduled meetings, but after police questioning and a court hearing date this week he is released and is not a suspect.
www.macombdaily.com /stories/102206/loc_20061022005.shtml   (873 words)

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In the ninth century, the Volga waterway was controlled by the Khanate of the Bolgars whose capital was Bolgar.
The latter were allies of the Bolgar Khan and possibly paid taxes to him, which is not reported by Fadlan.
The position of Bolgar was inherited by the centers of the Westernmore route, Kiev and Novgorod, often associated with the unhistoric account about Rurik and other Viking brothers.
victorian.fortunecity.com /christy/32/830.html   (2201 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Nation -- Police catch suspects in double-murder, discovered third body in truck
The receipt had been left at the New Baltimore home of Scott Berels and his pregnant wife, whose bodies were discovered last week.
Both were found bound head to toe in plastic wrap and tape and covered with a tarpaulin.
Bolgar said a tip from someone who saw the video led them to Samantha Jean Bachynski, 19, now charged in the killings.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/nation/20060222-1310-michiganslayings.html   (460 words)

 Budapest - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Budapest's recorded history begins with the Roman town of Aquincum, founded around 89 AD on the site of an earlier Celtic settlement near what was to become Óbuda, and from 106 until the end of the 4th century the capital of the province of lower Pannonia.
The word Pest (or Peshta) is thought to originate from the Bolgar language, (thought to be a Turkic language, not related to modern Bulgarian, which is a Slavic language) because at the time of the reign of the Bulgarian Khan Krum (approximately 796-814), the town was under Bulgar dominion.
It was Pest, a bustling commercial town, which enjoyed the faster growth rate in the 18th and 19th century and contributed the overwhelming majority of the cities' combined growth in the 19th.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Budapest   (2522 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
We visited the Church of God in Bucharest at the dedication of their new church building in northern part of town.
We were kindly received by Pastor Bolgar and his team.
After the meeting we had an opportunity to speak with a number of church officials from Cleveland, as well as the local pastors and leaders.
cupandcross.com /news/2000-01/20011208.html   (324 words)

 Bolgar State Historical and Archaeological Museum and Preserve
Cathedral Mosgue, Northern and Eastern mausoleums, the Khan's mausoleum, the Small minaret, the Black Chamber - the former yustice Hall, the White and Red Chamber- the ruins of the bath, the Smaller town.
The exposition reflects the deveiopment of Bolgar town and includes the matherial of the excavations.
The art Exhibition represents Bolgar theme in painting.
www.russianmuseums.info /M1307   (180 words)

 DCP: 55 degrees north, 49 degrees east (visit #2)
While moving round the bank an idea occurred to us: "Why not go to the nearest confluence?" And really "Why not?" We quickly planned the route and the car rushes to the north with a trail of duct behind.
Having strayed around local villages and scared local creatures we drove to the road leading to an old town Bolgar.
A good road led from Bolgar to the confluence but very soon it moved to the south and there were only cuttings beaten by caterpillar tractors leading to the confluence.
www.confluence.org /confluence.php?visitid=9410   (753 words)

 People/GlobeSouth - The Boston Globe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Suzanne got her idea when her mom several months ago attended a bone marrow donor session and was affected by it, said Linda Rohr.
Jackie heard about her project from someone at Kingston Town Hall looking for a Scout to take it on.
She put collection boxes in Town Hall and the town library, and next thing the Rohrs knew, their garage was brimming with old coffee cans.
boston.com /news/local/articles/2006/08/03/people/?rss_id=Boston+...   (707 words)

 Amazon.com: The Littlest Horse Thieves AKA (Escape From The Dark): Video: Alastair Sim,Peter Barkworth,Maurice ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Alastair Sim as Lord Harrogate, Peter Barkworth as Richard Sandman, Maurice Colbourne as Luke Armstrong, Susan Tebbs as Violet Armstrong, Andrew Harrison as Dave Sadler, Chloe Franks as Alice Sandman, Benjie Bolgar as Tommy Sadler, Prunella Scales as Mrs.
Sandman, Leslie Sands as Foreman Sam Carter, Joe Gladwin as Bert, Jeremy Bulloch as Ginger, Alastair Sim as Lord Harrogate, Peter Barkworth as Richard Sandman, Maurice Colbourne as Luke Armstrong, Susan Tebbs as Violet Armstrong, Andrew Harrison as Dave Sadler, Chloe Franks as Alice Sandman, Benjie Bolgar as Tommy Sadler, Prunella Scales as Mrs.
They get the miners behind their cause, and the whole town is turned upside down in the melee.
www.amazon.com /Littlest-Horse-Thieves-Charles-Jarrott/dp/0764005642   (1256 words)

 dOc treehouse: The Littlest Horse Thieves (1977)
For the past 14 years the pits of the coal mine that are the heart of the town have been faithfully serviced by a team of pit ponies, who haul the coal from the working face deep within the mine.
Although children are not allowed to work in the mine until they are 14, Dave (Andrew Harrison) and Tommy Sadler (Benjie Bolgar), whose father was killed in a mining accident, help Bert (Joe Gladwin) the pony keeper take care of the animals in their underground stalls.
When the two boys meet the manager's daughter, Alice (Chloe Franks), they strike up a friendship, and devise a way for her to meet the ponies.
www.digitallyobsessed.com /treereview.php3?ID=861   (821 words)

 Dealing with Loss: The Childhood Perspective in Now and Then
Set in the small, secluded town of Shelby, Indiana, Glatter particularly focuses on two young girls who have experienced loss.
They cannot develop intimate relationships (Bolgar et al., 1995), choose inadequate husbands, and have unsuccessful marriages (Zinsmeister, 1997).
Bolgar, Zwieg-Frank and Paris present the findings of a study done to determine divorce’s long-term effects on interpersonal problems and the experiences associated with these problems.
www.unc.edu /~dcderosa/STUDENTPAPERS/Social_Sciences_Film/Nowandthen/AGAIN2.html   (3046 words)

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