Isperih Asparuh

Three clans are mentioned in the Name List. In addition to the glorious clan Dulo of the founders of the state, Avitohol and Isperih Asparuh, Vokil and Ugain are registered. The change of the ruling family is made by means of an election by the meeting of the eldermen of the aristocratic families (the boils). Because of this constitutional-monarchic reason, the Name List does not end with the last representative of a given dynasty; so the document becomes a general state record. They date the situating of the Bulgarian state in Europe, and more precisely in the Caucasus-Black Sea basin, to 165 AD but also transfer the origin and development of Bulgarian statehood as far back as the 1st millennium BC when its European pre-history contains anonymous, although powerful rulers. That is attested also by the seven-ray rosette medallion of rulers and priests, found in Pliska, the capital of Danube Bulgaria in the 7-9 ce