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Islamization of rhodopes
« on: July 22, 2009, 15:20 »
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Re: Islamization of rhodopes
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2009, 17:52 »
Book:Turkish and other Muslim minorities in Bulgaria
Author: Ali Eminov, Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs

"Most conversations to Islam in Bulgaria were of the individual variety. A few large-scale conversations occurred 1660 s and again in the beginning of the eighteenth century in the Rhodope region of the southeastern Bulgaria. According to Vryonis (1972:172), some 74 villages in the Rhodope region of Bulgaria converted to İslam. However there is no reliable evidence to support the claim of Vryonis (1972: 168) that these conversations were “occasioned by the pressures of war and accompanied by the presence of expeditionary armies and heavy tax extortions.”

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