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

Faculty/Professorship: Slavic Linguistics  
Author(s): Kempgen, Sebastian  
Title of the compilation: Healers and Redeemers : the Reception and Transformation of their Medieval and Late Antique Representations in Literature, Film and Music
Editors: De Rentiis, Dina  ; Houswitschka, Christoph
Publisher Information: Trier
Year of publication: 2010
Pages: 181 - 196 ; Illustrationen
ISBN: 978-3-86821-258-7
Language(s): English
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: 30. April 2014