Byzantine Empire Macedonian dynasty

Uprising of Peter Delyan
Peter Delyan, Tihomir and the Bulgarian rebels. ©Image Attribution forthcoming. Image belongs to the respective owner(s).
1040 Jan 1

Uprising of Peter Delyan

Balkan Peninsula

The Uprising of Peter Delyan which took place in 1040–1041, was a major Bulgarian rebellion against the Byzantine Empire in the Theme of Bulgaria. It was the largest and best-organised attempt to restore the former Bulgarian Empire until the rebellion of Ivan Asen I and Petar IV in 1185.

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