THE MONASTERIES IN BULGARIA
“The Monasteries in Bulgaria”, Vyara Kandzheva and Anthony Handzhiyski, with 288 colour illustrations, hardcover with cover, format 17×24 cm, English, French, German and Russian. Price: BGN 40 / pc.
27 of the most popular and visited Bulgarian monasteries are presented, two of which are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List – Rila and Ivanovo. Among those described are Basarbovo, near the village of Basarbovo, Ruse region – today the only active rock monastery in Bulgaria and Chirpan, whose dating defines it as the oldest monastic dormitory in Europe – was founded by St. Athanasius the Great in 360 near the village of Zlatna Livada, Chirpan region…