Blog Image

Legends of Europe

Meet the countries of their legends, culture, tradition. Travel in Europe.

Mar
22
2009

Krali Marko-Bulgarian legend

Posted by: Mariyana Krachunova
Picture

Horseman god, Hero, son andlover of the great mother goddess, Bendis. He was both the sun and the ruler ofthe nether world, bringer of life, death and fertility.

The horse was sacred to boththe Slavs and to the nomadic Proto-Bulgarians, who founded the first Bulgariankingdom in the Balkans under Khan Asparuh in 681 AD. The Proto-Bulgarians drankmares’ milk, divined with horse’s entrails, and their banner was a horse tailupon a spear. The horse was sacred to their sky god, Tangra.

After the adoption of Christianity in the 9th century, the ThracianHorseman god was...

Mar
22
2009

Grandmother telling

Posted by: Mariyana Krachunova
Picture

Grandmother telling legends

Mar
22
2009

Koledar

Posted by: Mariyana Krachunova
Picture

Bulgarian legends

Mar
22
2009

Christmas

Posted by: Mariyana Krachunova
Picture

Bulgarian Christmas