The Asanids: The Political and Military History of the Second Bulgarian Empire (1185-1280)

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BRILL, Dec 20, 2016 - History - 368 pages
In The Asanids, Alexandru Madgearu provides a detailed history of the second Bulgarian empire in its interactions with Byzantium, Hungary, Latin Empire of Constantinople and the Golden Horde. This is the first English language monograph on this subject.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 The Sources
1
Chapter 2 The Historiography
11
Chapter 3 A Short View on Byzantium in the Years before the Uprising of the Vlachs and the Bulgarians
29
Chapter 4 The Beginning of the Rebellion and the Rise of the VlachBulgarian State 11851188
35
Chapter 5 Peter and Asan 11891197
84
Chapter 6 Johannitsa 11971207
114
Chapter 7 Boril 12071218
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Chapter 8 John Asan II 12181241
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Chapter 10 Fortifications
267
Conclusion
283
Abbreviations
289
Bibliography
293
Sources
340
Geographic and Ethnic Names
342
Persons
352
Modern Authors Except Footnotes
358

Chapter 9 The Decline of the Asanid State 12411280
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