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Shto e chudo stanalo (Gumendzha)


(A song about Apostol Petkov & Ivancho Karasulski}
Shto e chudo stanalo (Gumendzha) - sung by Slavka & Tome Chrchevi


Shto e chudo stanalo
v taja pusta Gumendzha,
vojvodite vrveja,
kaldrmi se treseja,
vojvodite vrveja,
kaldrmi se treseja.

Najnapred mi vrveshe
toj mi stari Apostol,
i po nego vrveshe
toj Ivancho vojvoda,
i po nego vrveshe
toj Ivancho vojvoda.

Shto im veli Apostol:
- Tivko, tivko, momchinja,
da ne chujat shpioni,
shpioni chorbadzhiski,
da fatime pusija,
pusija Gevgelija!


Apostol Petkov Terziev
Apostol Petkov Terziev, known as Postol Voivoda, protector of the population in the Enidzhe-Vardar region, therefore called "the Sun of Enidzhe-Vardar" - born on May 6, 1869, in Bojmica (Boemitsa; Μποέμιτσα / Αξιούπολη). He was a voivode of IMARO, a participant in the Ilinden Uprising, a fighter against the Greek military propaganda in Macedonia. Together with the voivode Ivan Karasulski, he took a part in the battle of G`ndach of September 1903. On August 2, 1911, Postol Voivoda and the voivodes Georgi Muchitanov Kasapcheto, and Vasil Pufkata were poisoned and killed in the village of Krushari (Enidzhe-Vardar region; Κρουσάρι / Αμπελειές) by order of Todor Chifteov (Θεόδωρος Τσιφτές) an IMARO activist, but secretely a collaborator of the Greek military propaganda.
Ivan Karasulski
Ivan Ordzhanov, also known as Ivancho (Jovancho, Vancho) Karasulski (Karasuliata, Gevgeliski) - born in 1875 in the village of Karasule, also known as Rugunovec (Kukush / Kilkis area; Καρασούλι / Πολύκαστρο). He was a voivode of IMARO and SMAC, a participant in the Ilinden Uprising in the regions of Gevgelia and Enidzhe-Vardar. During the Ilinden Uprising, on September 12 1903, the chetas of the voivodes Ivan Karasulski and Apostol Petkov had a battle against Ottoman soldiers on the peak of G'ndach (Gandach) on the mountain of Pajak. On March 21 1905, Ivan Karasulski and his entire cheta members were killed during the battle near the village of Leskovo (Meglen area; Λέσκοβο / Τρία Έλατα).