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  • HAEMUS part of the Experience and taste Macedonia tourism fair 2017

    on Mar 8, 17 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Byzantine, Cultural heritage, Education, History, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS part of the Experience and taste Macedonia tourism fair 2017

    How much do you really know Macedonia? In order to promote the wast Macedonian heritage to the Macedonian audience, the team of HAEMUS was part of the “Experience and taste Macedonia” fair tourism held on 24-25.02.2017 at Ramstore Mall – Skopje.    Tourist brochure about the “Association of Tourist Guides HAEMUS” – a branch of “HAEMUS “Experience and taste Macedonia” fair offered traditional Macedonian food to over 30 delicious, traditional products that are not regularly available in the market, including a lot of active tourist packages. For the first time the fair offered insight in the rich tourist offer of Macedonia

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  • HAEMUS part of the First World War seminar in Dojran, Macedonia

    on Mar 3, 17 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Cultural heritage, History, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, WW I • with Comments Off on HAEMUS part of the First World War seminar in Dojran, Macedonia

    On 27th and 28th February 2017, the second workshop within the project “First World War and youth – peace and reconciliation” was organized in Dojran. The project was  implemented by ALDA Skopje and it’s supported by the British Embassy in Skopje. The activity involved high school students from several cities in Macedonia, who strengthened their knowledge from this historical period in the country through a field visit and interactive workshops on the topic of First World War. The students, accompanied by their teachers and researchers had the opportunity to visit the front line near Dojran, thus seeing the

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  • Mystery magic spells unearthed with ancient skeletons in Serbia

    on Aug 11, 16 • in Ancient Rome, Anthropology, Archaeology, Archaic period, Architecture, Art, Coins, Excavation, History, News, Roman period, Serbia • with Comments Off on Mystery magic spells unearthed with ancient skeletons in Serbia

    Archaeologists are trying to decipher magic spells etched onto tiny rolls of gold and silver that they found alongside skeletons of humans buried almost 2,000 years ago. “The alphabet is Greek, that much we know. The language is Aramaic – it’s a Middle Eastern mystery to us,” Miomir Korac, chief archaeologist at the site in eastern Serbia, told Reuters. The skeletons were found at the foot of a massive coal-fired power station where searches are being carried out before another unit of the electricity plant is built on the site of an ancient Roman city

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  • Monumental buildings dating to the 3rd century B.C. have been found in Montenegro

    on Aug 9, 16 • in Antiquty, Archaeology, Architecture, Excavation, Montenegro, News • with Comments Off on Monumental buildings dating to the 3rd century B.C. have been found in Montenegro

    Warsaw archaeologists discovered the first known palace of the Illyrian kings in Montenegro. “This is a great and cardinal discovery, which abruptly expands knowledge about the functioning of royal power in Illyria” – told PAP Prof. Piotr Dyczek. Montenegrin Rhizon is a permanent part of the history of ancient Rome. Here set up the capital Queen Teuta, whose actions caused the First Illyrian War in 229 BC. Researchers from the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe Research Center of the University of Warsaw began excavations in 2000. So far, their work has allowed, among other things, to

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  • HAEMUS part of ARTE.tv documentary about Macedonian heritage

    on Aug 8, 16 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Cultural heritage, Culture, Documentary, Education, Management, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Roman period, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS part of ARTE.tv documentary about Macedonian heritage

    ARTE.tv the German/French production was shooting documentary about the Macedonian cultural/natural heritage and HAEMUS took part in it. The filming took place on June 11th 2014 at the archaeological site Stobi, which is open air museum and National Institution which works at preserving the cultural heritage of the site as well as of the region. Our own Field Archaeologist and founder of HAEMUS, Ms Vasilka Dimitrovska MSc was the designated archaeologist and tour guide for the program, something which is part of her everyday work. HAEMUS would like to extend enormous thanks to the Agency for Promotion & Support of Tourism of the Republic

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  • Archaeological Site of Philippi inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site

    on Jul 17, 16 • in Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, Antiquty, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Greece, Hellenistic period, News, Tourism, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Archaeological Site of Philippi inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Archaeological Site of Philippi on 17. July 2016 was inscribed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The remains of this walled city lie at the foot of an acropolis in the present-day region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, on the ancient route linking Europe and Asia, the Via Egnatia. Founded in 356 BC by the Macedonian King Philip II, the city developed as a “small Rome” with the establishment of the Roman Empire in the decades following the Battle of Philippi, in 42 BCE. The Hellenistic theatre and funerary heroon (temple) were supplemented with Roman

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