Translated and posted by Elizabeth Radkova
High above the road near the village of Krepcha in the region of the town of Targovishte, one can stop and see a rock-hewn monastery. Founded in the 9th-10th century, it is one of the earliest rock dwellings on the territory of Bulgaria . It was..
In the middle of the 9th century, the Bulgarian state covered a large part of the Balkan Peninsula and paganism still dominated it. The task of adopting Christianity, which had already become established in Europe, went to Knyaz..
Roman emperor Constantine the Great (AD 306 to 337) introduced the Christian religion as official in the Byzantine Empire. His mother, Helena, discovered the cross on which the Savior was crucified and built several monasteries in the Holy Land. The..