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The fortress has "alighted" in the end of a saxicolous cape, to nearly 150 underpasses over the level of Arda river that surrounds a crooked mb on three sides. For The byzantine annalist-Georgius Acropolitus attends still her. The chronicler narrates that through the war in 1254 the bulgarians had broken broad territory and numerous cities for short time An end Maritca river.
They diversify in Rodopi mountains Ones the castles near Plovdiv Stenimachos, Peristitca, Kritchim, Tcepena storm after another. The victorious army stands the solidities of east Rodopi as well, whose names are known in the histories then county courthouse Mneakos, Perperikon, Ustra, Efraim, Krivus and Patmos, on.All strongholds that have fallen after dramatic sieges with exception in the capital city of Mneakos.

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