Papers of BAS, Humanities and Social Sciences

Vol. 2, No 1-2, 2015

HISTORY, LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY

THE INSCRIPTION ON THE FRONT OF THE BELL TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST ATHANASIUS, THE VILLAGE OF KURCHOVO, VALOVISHTA DISTRICT

Georgi Mitrinov, Emmanuel Moutafov

Abstract: The article is devoted to preserved old Bulgarian and Greek inscriptions on the front of the bell tower of “St Athanasius” church in the village of Kurčovo (Greek Karidohory), Valovišta District (Greek Sidirokastro region).

Key words: Bulgarian сhurch-historical heredity, Old Bulgarian villages in district Seres (Greece), Bulgarian history, Bulgarian language, Bulgarian Cyrillic epigraphy