Category Archives: Balkan History

Words of endurance: Roumanian Diary

This is one of a series about memoirs, novels, and poems authored by combatants of the First World War. All page numbers shown below refer to Hans Carossa, A Roumanian Diary,┬áNew York: Alfred Knopf, 1930. Hans Carossa’s Roumanian Diary is … Continue reading

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The Province of Eastern Rumelia

Eastern Rumelia is best known to stamp collectors. The province was created in 1878 by the Treaty of Berlin and existed only until 1885, when it was annexed by the Principality of Bulgaria. Eastern Rumelia’s stamps had elements of special … Continue reading

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