Pliska 811 – Byzantine – Bulgarian Wars DOCUMENTARY



Our new animated historical documentary series on the Byzantine-Bulgarian Wars will start with the story of the battle of Pliska or battle of Varbitsa pass between the Eastern Roman emperor Nikephoros I and the khan of the First Bulgarian Empire Krum. The story starts right after our video on the Umayyad Caliphate’s siege of Constantinople in 717-718, during which the allied Byzantine-Bulgar forces stopped the Muslim expansion in the region.

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The script video was written by Matt Hollis.

This video was narrated by Officially Devin (

Machinimas were made on Total War: Attila engine by MalayArcher (

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Sources:
Paul Sophoulis – Bulgaria and Byzantium 775 – 831
Dennis B Hupchick – The Bulgarian-Byzantine Wars for Early Medieval Hegemony
R.J Crampton – A Concise History of Bulgaria

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