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Dr. Deyan Rabovyanov Chief Assistant

Address: Branch of the National Institute of Archaeology with Museum - BAS, 29A Ivan Vazov St., P.O. Box 171, 5000 Veliko Tarnovo
Employment, academic and research positions
Since 2009 assistant professor in National Institute of Archaeology and Museum BAS – Branch Veliko Tyrnovo
Since 2007 archaeologist in National Institute of Archaeology and Museum BAS – Branch Veliko Tyrnovo

Education and additional qualification
2007 PhD, Medieval Archaeology, University of Veliko Tyrnovo
2000 MA of Archaeology, University of Veliko Tyrnovo

Organizing experience
Managing of archaeological excavations, Secretary of Scientific organization

Languages
English, Russian

Research
Areas of research interest:
Fortification, armament and warfare of the First and Second Bulgarian Kingdoms; town in Second Bulgarian Kingdom; Medieval Tyrnovgrad

Archaeological excavations and projects:
2008-2011 chief of archaeological excavations in Sector south of Trapezica in Veliko Tyrnovo
2009 deputy chief of archaeological excavations of Late antique and medieval fortress Kalyata near Yakoruda
2008 deputy chief of rescue archaeological excavations at Place 1, km 243+000 to km 243+300, Lot 3 of Auto ban Tracia
2007 deputy chief of archaeological excavations of Late antique fortress and early medieval settlement in Kaleto near village Izworowo, municipality Harmanly
1996-2007 participation in archaeological excavations in Devetashka cave, Nicopolis ad Istrum, Novae, medieval monastery at Karaach Tepe near Varna, Pliska (excavations of prof. Rasho rashev and prof. Stanislav Stanilov), medieval Trapezica in Veliko Tyrnovo (sectors North and East)

Selected bibliography:
Books
D. Rabovyanov. Nonresidential stone fortresses of the First Bulgarian Kingdom (IX-beginning of XI c.). Sofia, 2011 (Disertationes, Volume 5)

Articles
D. Rabovyanov. Medieval bone appliqués for quiver from Trapezitsa hill, Veliko Tyrnovo. - Arheologia, 2011, 2, 53-72.
D. Rabovyanov, St. Dimitrov. Medieval armour from the Royal palace in Bulgarian capital Tarnovgrad. – Acta Militaria Mediaevalia, VII, Krakow-Rzeszow-Sanok 2011, 161-174.
D. Rabovyanov. Early medieval sword gards from Bulgaria. - Archaeologia Bulgarica, XV, 2, 2011, 73-86.
Hr. Popov, D. Rabovyanov. Researches on the Thracian settlement on the Trapezitsa hill. - Problems and researches of Thracian culture. Volume 5. Kazanlak, 2011, 70-86.
D. Rabovyanov. About the use of Crossbow in medieval Bulgaria. - In: The university of Veliko Tyrnovo and Bulgarian archaeology. Volume 1. Veliko Tyrnovo, 2010, 561-570.
D. Rabovyanov, St. Dimitrov. Medieval armour from the Royal palace in Tarnovgrad. - Arheologia, 2010, 1-2, 77-89.
D. Rabovyanov. The South terrace of Trapezitsa hill. Problems of stratigraphy, periodisation and chronology. - Arheologia, 2010, 3-4, 103-122.
D. Rabovyanov. Medieval maces from Regional museum of History in Veliko Tyrnovo. - Proceedings of Regional museum of History in Veliko Tyrnovo, XXIV-XXV, 2009-2010, 187-200.
D. Rabovyanov. About use of sling in medieval Bulgaria. - In: Laurea. In honorem Margaritae Vaklinova. Volume 2. Sofia, 2009, 261-269.
D. Rabovyanov. Late medieval armament from the Regional museum of History in Gabrovo. - In: "Bulgaria, land of blessed..."In memoriam professoris Iordani Andreevi. Veliko Tyrnovo, 2009, 569-583.
D. Rabovyanov. About appearance of the fortresses from Tsar Asen group. - Problems of the Protobulgarian history and culture, volume 4-2. Sofia, 2008, 349-356.
D. Rabovyanov. Nonresidential fortresses and defense system of the First Bulgarian Kingdom. - Istoricheski pregled, LXIV, 5-6, 2008, 3-15.
D. Rabovyanov. The fortress building in Southeast Bulgaria in IX-X c. - Arheologia, 1-4, 2008, 171-183.
D. Rabovyanov. The Stone Wall in Dobrudja in defence and settlement sistem of the First Bulgarian Kingdom. - Proceedings of Regional museum of History in Veliko Tyrnovo, XXII, 2007, 104-118.
D. Rabovyanov. Early medieval fortresses from Southwestern lands of the First Bulgarian Kingdom. - Epohi, XV, 1-2, 2007, 79-100.
D. Rabovyanov. The beginning of Bulgarian poliorcetica. - Proceedings of Regional museum of History in Veliko Tyrnovo, XX, 2005, 150-159.
D. Rabovyanov. Stone balls from Cherven, source about Bulgarian military history during the Middle ages. - Compendium in honor of professor Jordan Jordanov. Veliko Tyrnovo, 2003, 273-278.
D. Rabovyanov. Self defence towers - pirgs of the Balkan peninsula. - Proceedings of Regional museum of History in Veliko Tyrnovo, XVI-XVII, 2002-2003, 229-234.


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