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The Battle of Anchialus refers to three battles between Bulgaria and the Byzantine Empire.

  1. The Battle of Anchialus took place in 708: Bulgarian Khan Tervel routed the force of Byzantine emperor Justinian II and reaffirmed his right to the region of Zagora in present-day south-east Bulgaria;
  2. The Battle of Anchialus took place in 763: Byzantine emperor Constantine V with 9000 cavalry defeated the Bulgarians under Telets. Telets was assassinated after the defeat;
  3. The Battle of Acheloos, in 917, took place near Anchialus. Simeon I of Bulgaria defeated a larger Byzantine army.

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