Princess Dashkova’s Memoirs make it possible to follow the important events in her life from her personal perspective. Ekaterina Romanovna Vorontsova was born on 17 March 1743 in St. Petersburg in the family of Count Roman Ilarionovich Vorontsov. At the age of two, she lost
During the Bulgarian Revival, translation was evolving rapidly. In its field, 10.9% of the booksellers, or 449 people, translated school, artistic and scholarly literature from Russian, Greek, French, Old Slavonic and Turkish. In the same period, the first 10 female translators with secondary education appeared
Born in Sevlievo, in a wealthy commercial family. She studied at the Vienna Higher Institute of Girls. Teaching in Ruse and Sofia, and after the murder of her husband, Minister Hristo Belchev graduated German literature in Vienna. Belcheva is one of the first Bulgarian poetesses,
Religion and visualization process Georgeta Nazarska The female images were an important part of the cult of the saints in the Eastern Orthodox religious painting, the Virgin Mary and many women saints as St. Marina, St. Paraskeva (Petka), St. Nedelya etc. Often they were saints-patrons
Traveling through the Bulgarian lands in 1860-1870 the Austrian-Hungarian Felix Kanitz painted many Bulgarian women. They were portrayed in their traditional lifestyle – in farm work, rose picking and animal husbandry. Rare images are in a festive atmosphere, as they are presented by Holiday Horo engraving.
Brabion was a teacher. She was born in Constantinople, she was of unique educated women of her time, she was known as the first Armenian woman teacher. She always assisted her brother Matt‛os Palatetsi (of Balad), who was a famous intellectual figure. The brother and