Kinka Panayotova. Basic problems for the stable economic development of VelikoTurnovo – 18

Neli Tsoneva. The mountain dwellers as participants in the demographic changes in Pavlikeni after the Libertion – 32

Vasil Moutafov. People of Veliko Turnovo 75 years ago (Demographic, social and educational characterization of Veliko Turnovo population during 1937 – 37

Tsvetana Koleva. History of the church of Forty Holy Martyrs from the Turkish yoke liberation to 1945 – 62

Katja Mitova-Ganeva. The Participation of Twentieth Infantry regiment of Dobroudja in the First Balkan war (1912 – 1913) – 71

Tianka Mincheva. Nikolas church – one of the most important cultural centers in Veliko Turnovo during the National Revival – 79

Stefan Beikov. Russian Medical Workers’activity during the War of libertation (1877 – 1877) – 88

Pavlina Vladeva. Memories of General Gurko about Russo-Turkish War 1877 – 1878 – 97


Tsvetinka Tsolova. Historiography of Renaissance philosophical and sociological traditions in Veliko Tumovo (1990 – 2000) – 109

Temenouga Georgieva. About the role of the periodicals in the devel opment of the Bulgarian Ethnography at the end of 19th and the first half of 20th c – 118


Petar Stanev. A hypothesis about the process of neolithisation of North-Central and North-East Bulgaria – 123

Zlatozara Gotcheva. Some notes to the question about the metropolis of the West-Pontian koinon – 129

Valka Ilcheva. The Thracian cultural deposit on Tsarevets – site N 8 – 141

Maria Doulmova. Excavations and researches of the hill of Tsarevets – site N 41 (Eastern fortress wall) – 156

Bogdana Lilpva. Pottery thrown on a wheel of the 5th – З th В. C. from the Thracian settlement on the Tsarevets hill – 163

Mirko Robov. A Thracian religious appurtenance situated at the eastern foot of the hill of Trapezitsa in the town of Veliko Turnovo – 177

Stanimir Dimitrov. Helmets from Ancient Thracia – 187

Ivan Tsarov. The West aqueduct of Nicopolis ad Istrum: The Arcade in the valley of Rositsa – 197

Metodi Binev. About localization and time-sequence of emporiums on the urban territory of Nicopolis ad Istrum – 204

Pavlina Vladkova. Once again about the gravestones, bult in the king’s palace on the Tsarevets hill – 210

Pepa Loungarova. The epithetes of Zeus and Hеrа in the epigraphic monuments of Veliko Tumovo – 214

Ivanka Doncheva. The cult of Hermes on the territory of Nicopolis ad Istrum – 227

Dejan Rabovjanov. Medieval towers-pirgs from Balkans – 235

Teofil Teofilov. Formation of the style’s features of the Tumovo architectural school – 12th – 14th cc – 249

Jordan Alexiev. About the monasteries in „Sveta gora”.„Tumovski planini” and „Tunovska Sveta gora” – 255

Evgeni Dermendjiev. Two water supply equipments from the early Byzantine and medieval fortress Tsarevets hill in Veliko Tumovo – 268

Hitko Vachev. Contribution to the building history of the church of SS Peter and Paul – 276

Мilena Stancheva. Quiver plates from the 13th and 14th c. – 282

Todor Ovcharov. Archaeological evidence for the way of life in medieval Nicopol 12th – 14th c – 286


Konstantin Dochev. Early Byzantine from Turnovo (5th – 7th) – 298

Hristo Haritonov. Numismatic aspects of the iconoclasm in Byzantium during the 8th – 9th c – 304

Marko Tsochev. Shishmans coinmaking in the collection of the Regional Museum in Veliko Tumovo – 309

Konstantin Totev. A bronze seal with lion’s image from Tumovo – 320


Galja Chohadzieva. „Whatever a man does, he have to think about afterwards” (The Folklore image of the treasure-hunting) – 329


Evlogi Dankov. Semiosis of the celestial hierarchy in the coin and church iconography in the second Bulgarian kingdom (Third Rome) – 339

Diana Toteva. New fragment from the wall painting in the diaconicon of Forty Holy Martyr’s church, founded during 2001 – 346


Ivan Nourkov. Inscriptions, marks, enigmas and images on the Balkan Flint Fire-arms 17th – 18th c – 358


Ivan Chokoev. Epigonation from a bishop’s sepulchre in a medieval church in the town of Kardzali – 365

Luba Tsaneva. The legendary Zaharii – from Strandja to Turnovo and Trjavna – 371

Svetlozara Staneva. A forgotten name (Atanas Stanchov Klepanov) – 376

Elena Machkovska. Patriotic Bulgarian, Untinung Bookman (140 years from birth of Nikola Stanev) – 382

Rosina Dankova. Zoya Stavreva (1890 – 1950) as a philosopher and pedagogue – 391

Radka Pencheva. Emilian Stanev and Reconstruction of the Past – 399


Nevjana Bachvarova, Violeta Draganova. Materials related to the theatral work in Vetiko Tumovo, presented to the fund „Modern Bulgarian history” – 407

Kadka Todorova. The power of information – Computers, Internet – 414


Vessela Martinova. Interlibrary Loan 2002 – 429