The Treatment of the Redeemer: Bulgaria and its "Tsar Liberator"

Faculty/Professorship: Slavic Linguistics  
Author(s): Kempgen, Sebastian  
Publisher Information: Bamberg : opus
Year of publication: 2014
Pages: 16
Source/Other editions: Ursprünglich in: Healers and Redeemers : the Reception and Transformation of their Medieval and Late Antique Representations in Literature, Film and Music / Dina De Rentiis ; Christoph Houswitschka (Eds.). - Trier, 2010. - S. 181 - 196 : Ill.
Year of first publication: 2010
Language(s): English
DOI: 10.20378/irbo-2755
Licence: Creative Commons - CC BY-NC-ND - Attribution - NonCommercial - NoDerivatives 3.0 International 
URN: urn:nbn:de:bvb:473-opus4-27552
One of the attractions of Sofia, capital of Bulgaria, is the monument to its liberator, Russian Tsar Alexander II. The article contrasts the treatment of the monument during socialist time with the period before and after this interlude.
Keywords: Bulgaria, Sofia, monument, inscription
Type: Contribution to an Articlecollection
Year of publication: 8. April 2014