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Index no. 0048

Die Bulgaren / The Bulgarians / Les Bulgares / Българитҍ

in their historical, ethnographical and political frontiers

1917

Published in Berlin by William Greve

Scanning and other details about this work.

In the first Balkan War of 1912-13, Bulgaria, Serbia, Montenegro and Greece attacked the Ottoman Empire and seized most of its European territories. However they fell out over dividing the spoils, leading to the second Balkan War of 1913, in which Bulgaria lost much of its recently-gained territory, and more, to Serbia, Romania, Greece, and Turkey. In 1914, the First World War broke out. Bulgaria was once more at war, this time allied with Turkey, Austria-Hungary and Germany, and fighting against Serbia and Montenegro.

This work was published in Germany, in 1917. Although it appears to be a scholarly work on the history and ethnography of Bulgaria and neighbouring regions, it is not surprising to see that it favours Germany's ally Bulgaria, and is critical of Germany's enemy Serbia.

Of most interest are the ethnographic maps, plates 15-30, which are all copied from different works. The sources copied are British, Bulgarian, Czech, French, German, Russian and Serbian. As might be expected, they differ in the ethnographical data presented, particularly in the region of Macedonia.

Below each plate, I reproduce as text the English text which accompanies the map on its facing page. I have not preferred the English because it is the original; it is clearly not, it is imperfectly translated from German, as seen from the text for plate 20. I have preferred the English only because I can type it much more easily than the other languages. Scholars are encouraged to refer to the original texs, which are provided as scans.

Plate no.Plate title, EnglishPlate title as on plate
1Europe at the time of the Carolingians.Europa zur Zeit der Karolinger
2-5Historical English Maps of BulgariaSouth Eastern Europe c. 910, 1000, 1180, 1210
6Bulgaria at the time of Asparuch and TerwelBulgarien zur Zeit des Asparuch und Terwel
7Bulgaria at the time of Krum and OmortagBulgarien zur Zeit des Krum und Omurtag
8Bulgaria at the time of Pressiam and BorisBulgarien zur Zeit des Pressiam und Boris
9Bulgaria at the time of Simeon and PeterBulgarien zur Zeit des Simeon und Peter
10Bulgaria at the time of SamuelBulgarien zur Zeit des Samuel
11The Patriarchate of OchridaDas Patriarchat von Ochrida
12Bulgaria at the time of Assen I and KalojanBulgarien zur Zeit des Assen I. und Kalojan
13Bulgaria at the time of Assen IIBulgarien zur Zeit des Assen II
14Bulgaria after 1355Bulgarien nach 1355
15Schafarik's Ethnological Map (1842)Slovanský Zeměvid
16The Ethnological Map by Ami BouéEthnographische Karte des Osmanischen Reichs eüropäischen Theils und von Griechenland
17The Ethnological Map by Dawidowitsch (1848)Ӡемлѣ у коима пребиваю Србльи
18The Ethnological Map by Professor Dejardin (1853)Србія ...
19The Ethnological Map by Lejean (1861)Carte Ethnographique de la Turquie d'Europe et des Etats vassaux autonomes
20The Ethnological Map by von Hahn and Zach (1861)Croquis des westlichen Gebietes der Bulgarischen Morava
21The Russian Ethnological Map (1867) Этнографнҷеская Карта ...
22The Ethnological Map by Muir-Mackensie and Irby (1867)Map of the South Slavonic Countries
23The Ethnological Map by Professor Erben (1868)Mapa Slovanského Světa
24The Ethnological Map by Elisée Reclus (1876)Populations de la Turquie d'Europe
25The Ethnological Map by Kiepert (1876)Ethnographische Übersicht des Europäischen Orients
26The Ethnological Map by Synvet (1877)Carte Ethnographique de la Turquie d'Europe
27The Ethnological Map by Sax (1877)Ethnographische Karte der Europäischen Türkei und ihrer Dependenzen zu Anfang des Jahres 1877
28The Ethnological Map by the Slavic beneficent Society of Petrograd (1890)Карта Славянскихъ Народностей
29The Ethnological Map by Kantschoff (1900)Етнографическа Карта на македония
30The Ethnological Map by the Bulgarian Professors (1915)Das Bulgarentum auf der Balkanhalbinsel im Jahre 1912
31The Bulgarian Exarchate (1870-1912)Das Gebiet des bulgarischen Exarchat
32Bulgaria according to the European Conference at Constantinople (1876-1877)(map from British parliamentary paper)
33Bulgaria according to Prince Tscherkassky (1877)Bulgarien nach dem Vorschlahe des Prinzen Tscherkaski
34Bulgaria according to the Treaty of St. Stefano (1878)A Map to illustrate Articles I. III. VI. of the Treaty of Peace Signed at San Stefano February 19, 1878
35Bulgaria according to the Treaty of Berlin (1878)Die neuen Grenzen auf der Balkan-Halbinsel
36The Union of the two Bulgarias (1885)Die Vereinigung beider Bulgarien (1885)
37The Map of the "Disputed Teritory" (1912)Ligne de Partage d'après la carte annexée au Traité d'Alliance
38The Balkan Map after the War against Turkey in 1912-191Die Balkanhalbinsel nach dem Krieg mit der Turkei in den Jahren 1912-1913
39Bulgaria after the Treaty of Bucharest (1913)Bulgarien nach dem Bukarester Vertrag (1913)
40Bulgaria in the year 1915Bulgarien im Jahre 1915
1tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 1
2t-5tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for maps 2-5
6tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 6
7tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 7
8tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 8
9tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 9
10tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 10
11tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 11
12tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 12
13tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 13
14tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 14
15tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 15
16tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 16
17tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 17
18tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 18
19tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 19
20tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 20
21tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 21
22tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 22
23tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 23
24tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 24
25tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 25
26tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 26
27tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 27
28tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 28
29tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 29
30tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 30
31tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 31
32tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 32
33tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 33
34tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 34
35tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 35
36tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 36
37tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 37
38tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 38
39tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 39
40tGerman, English, French, Bulgarian text for map 40

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