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Arithmetic, or the Study of Numbers. Arranged in Three Parts and Concluding with a Holiday Calendar
Aritmetika is the first arithmetic textbook published in Bulgarian and the first textbook written by Khristaki Pavlovich (1804−48). It was widely used in 19th century Bulgaria. The book covers basic arithmetic, but it also includes instructions on calculating dates of various Orthodox holidays using a device called ruka paskhalna (a palm to calculate the dates of Easter) or ruka mesiachna (a palm to calculate the days in a month). These devices are also known as Damascene hands or hands of Damascus. The book was published in Serbia, which had ...
Book of Kings or a Bulgarian History, Which Teaches from Whence Came the Bulgarians, How They Became Rulers, How They Reigned and How Their Kingdom Perished and Fell under the Yoke
This book is the first published edition of Paisii Khilendarski’s 1762 Slaveno-Bulgarian History, which is considered the founding document of the Bulgarian National Revival. Paisii’s history encouraged the Bulgarians, who had been under Ottoman rule for centuries, to discover their national consciousness and to embrace the Bulgarian language. The work was so influential that it was copied by hand and excerpted many times, without Paisii being identified as the author or his name associated with the work. This 1844 edition, compiled and revised by Khristaki Pavlovich, also fails ...