042 A Swineherd Takes No Prisoners

Updated: Aug 25, 2018

A paralyzed Tsar faces off against a world of enemies and a lowly pig farmer leads an empire-shattering rebellion.


Below is a map showing Bulgaria’s territory under Konstantine Tih and the area of the Uprising of Ivaylo, another showing Ivaylo's uprising in more detail, a fresco of Tsar Konstantine Tih from the Boyana Church, and a later image of his wife Tsarina Maria.