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Encyclopedia > Kormisosh of Bulgaria

Kormisosh was Khan of Bulgaria between 753 and 756. Events Synod of Constantinople called by Emperor Constantine V. Samarkand conquered by Arabs. ... Events Abd-ar-rahman I conquers Iberia and establishes a new Umayyad dynasty. ...


It is said that Khan Kormisosh ruled for 17 years. That probably includes the time that he and Sevar’s shared the throne. He was the first Kahn from the Ukil (Vokhil) clan after more than 2 centuries of Dulo’s rule. It is not known if the clan change occurred peacefully or by force. The Dulo Clan or the House of Dulo was the name of the ruling dynasty of the early Bulgars. ...


During Kormisosh’s reign Constantine V Copronymus intensified the campaigns of the [[Byzantine Em[ire]] against Bulgaria . He settled Armenians and Syrians in Thrace to serve as a human shield of the empire and begun rebuilding of forts and fortified the border. Constantine V Copronymus (The Dung-named) was Byzantine emperor from 741 to 775. ... Thrace (Greek Θράκη, ThrákÄ“, Bulgarian Тракия, Trakija, Turkish Trakya; Latin: Thracia or Threcia) is a historical and geographic area in southeast Europe. ...


In 756 Kormisosh tried to improve the security of Bulgaria by peaceful means through diplomacy. Not succeeding by peace, he undertook his first campaign. His forces reached the wall between the Black Sea and the Adriatic that lay 40 km before Constantinople. That is where the two armies met. Constantine V Copronymus was victorious and managed in his victory to kill many Bulgarian soldiers. Events Abd-ar-rahman I conquers Iberia and establishes a new Umayyad dynasty. ... Map of the Black Sea. ... The Adriatic Sea is an arm of the Mediterranean Sea separating the Apennine peninsula (Italy) from the Balkan peninsula, and the system of the Apennine Mountains from that of the Dinaric Alps and adjacent ranges. ... Constantinople[1] was the name of the modern-day city of Ä°stanbul, Turkey over the centuries that it served as the second capital of the unified Roman Empire, and after its division into East and West, of the Eastern Roman Empire, also known as the Byzantine Empire (from the city...


As a result of the defeat the power changed hands again. The Khan was overthrown and Vinekh was installed at his place. Vinekh Khan of Bulgaria in the eight century Vinekh had his chance after Kormisosh’s defeat in the hands of Constantine V Copronymus. ...


See also

Preceded by:
Sevar
Bulgarian monarch Succeeded by:
Vinekh

 
 

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