Revised History of the Bulgarians (Thracian connection)

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Are you saying that the romans would've left such a relatively rebellious nation stay in their homeland? No, the romans scattered them all over, just as they did with the jews. Just as charlemagne would do to the saxons.

Yeah, let's not forget that the romans were eventually driven out of Dacia to south of Danube river by the Goths in alliance with the Carpi-a dacian tribe.
 
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Yeah, let's not forget that the romans were eventually driven out of Dacia to south of Danube river by the Goths in alliance with the Carpi-a dacian tribe.
Were the carpi warlike apropos rome before the goths came or were they subjugated?
 
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Were the carpi warlike apropos rome before the goths came or were they subjugated?

They were of course partially subjugated and forcibly resettled. Partially. However, again, just 2 and something centuries after the roman conquest of Dacia, the romans had to retreat and abandon Dacia. That looks to me like Dacians were alive and well enough to fight for their freedom.

From this same forum:

 
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They were of course partially subjugated and forcibly resettled. Partially. However, again, just 2 and something centuries after the roman conquest of Dacia, the romans had to retreat and abandon Dacia. That looks to me like Dacians were alive and well enough to fight for their freedom.

From this same forum:

Didn't it have to do with the roman internal struggles and weaknesses?
 
Oct 2018
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In the late third century the Roman Empire suffered from a variety of internal and external pressures. The large salient that was Dacia was eating up military resources that could be better employed elsewhere, thus Gallienus' decision in the 260s to halve the number of units present in the province. Aurelian's decision to abandon the province altogether came probably in 271 in anticipation of his war with Zenobia in 272, thereby better enabling himself to safely divert Danubian units to the war in the east. By then, abandoning Dacia would have been the viable option.
 
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Letting aside that "Roman" wasn't an ethnicity but the quality of being citizen of the Roman state, the Romanian people didn't exist yet during the times of the Roman conquest of Dacia, so talking about "your conquerors" is meaningless. If the modern Bulgarians are the same with the ancient Thracians, why do they call themselves "Bulgar", from the tribes of the Bulgars and speak a Slavic language?
they don't speak "slavic" language, Bul comes from Bal - Goddess of Light