Battle of Kleidion, 1014 – Basil breaks the Bulgarian Empire – Basil II, the Bulgar Slayer (Part 5)


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🚩 Coming back to you with the next installment of the Basil II, the Bulgar Slayer series. In part 5, Basil decisively defeats Samuel of Bulgaria at Kleidion. The victory was a turning point. It is also during this period that Basil blinded 15,000 Bulgarian troops as punishment, an act that largely contributed to later getting the nickname “the Bulgar-slayer”.

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📢 Narrated by David McCallion

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