Mijatev, Krsto Ivanov

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Mijatev, Krsto Ivanov

 

Born Jan. 19, 1892, in Plovdiv; died Aug. 24, 1966. Bulgarian archaeologist and art historian. Member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (1945).

From 1927 to 1956, Mijatev was a professor at the University of Sofia. From 1946 to 1963 he was the director of the Institute of Archaeology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Mijatev led many archaeological expeditions; he first excavated the Tsarevets site in Turnovo in 1949. His principal works dealt primarily with medieval painting and architecture.

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“Krumoviiat dvorets i drugi novootrkriti postroiki v Pliska.” Izvestiia na bulgarskiia arkheologicheski institut, vol. 14, 1940–42. Sofia, 1943.
Slavianska keramika v Bulgariia i neinoto znachenie za slavianskata arkheologiia na Balkan. Sofia, 1948.
Bulgaria: Mediaeval Wall Paintings. [Paris, 1961.]
Arkhitektura v srednevekovna Bulgariia. Sofia, 1965.
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