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THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY COMMEMORATES 1200 YEARS OF KHAN KRUM’S DEATH

April 15, 2014

The National Museum of Military History commemorated the anniversary of the death of the Bulgarian ruler with round table “1200 years of Khan Krum’s Governance”.

Participant’s interest was drawn by the report “Krum’s palace in Pliska – a palace big as a city. The secret tunnels of Khan Krum – safe exits during a siege”, made by Head assistant D-r Andrey Aladzhov from the National Institute of Archeology with Museum (NIAM) of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS), and by the report “Khan Krum’s time and wood architectural monuments in Pliska", made by Head assistant Yanko Dimitrov from NIAM-BAS affiliate at Shumen city. The round table’s theme was elaborated further on the interesting and curious moments of Khan Krum’s life, on the popular clichés about his rule, by Professor, D-r of the Historical Sciences Lilyana Simeonova from the Institute of Balkan Studies and Centre of Thracology – BAS. The discussion drew attention as of historians and museum’s personnel, as of students, scholars and city dwellers as well.


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