List of Bulgarian preserved frescos and portraits from XIII- XIV century

List of Bulgarian preserved frescos and portraits, which were used for our studies of period XIII- XIV century . Some of them are currently located in neighboring countries, but at the time of discharge were all on Bulgarian territory, respectively, are depicted Bulgarian citizens. The full list with details you can find here.

Due to the dynamic historical events in the Balkans and the persistence of the Ottoman imperiya are the reason for us to reach the few monuments of that era, mostly in poor or very poor condition. However, we tracked them and tried to describe, draw and reconstruct their costumes.

Bachkovski Monastery ( ossuary ) – between 1344 and 1364g .
Boyana Church – 1259 XIV century .
Lower Kamenica – 1323 – 1330g .
Zemen Monastery – 1354
Ivanovo Rock Churches – XIII- XIV century .
Kalotina – probably 1331-1337
Karlukovo rock church „St. Nikola“ ( Gligora ) – end of XIII – begg of XIV century.
Karlukovo rock church „St. Marina“ – XIV century .
Perch ( Kastoria ) , „St. Archangels “ – XIII and XIV century .
Nessebar – Church “ John the Baptist “ Portrait from XIV century .
Stanichene – 1331 – 1332g .

Bulgarian Medieval Costume

Zemen monastery fresco