The Metamorphosis of the Bulgarian Neognostics

Grażyna Szwat-Gyłybowa (Warsaw).

This paper deals with the texts of the culture that mythologise the tradition of the Bogomiles. Their strategies of small sacred histories of the Bogomiles share one common feature - treating the Bogomiles instrumentally they condemn them to be unrecognised. The contradictory interpretations of the ideology of the Bulgarian neo-Manichaeism, quasi-reconstructions of the gnosis of the Bogomiles,