Bulgaria Arts

Bulgaria Arts

The early Christian buildings (domed basilica of Hagia Sophia in Sofia, fortifications of Hissar) show affinity with the architecture of Syria and Asia Minor. During the first period of the independent Bulgarian state, local Late Roman and Byzantine elements mingle with Sassanid Iranian influences brought by the conquistadors, particularly evident in the earliest period, which goes from the 12th century. VIII to IX (remains of the great palace of Pliska,…

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