Archive for the ‘Byzantine’ Category

  • HAEMUS organized Skopje ByzArt exhibition for European Heritage Days 2019

    on Sep 29, 19 • in Architecture, Art, Byzantine, Cultural heritage, Culture, Exhibition, History, intangible heritage, Our Activity, Promotion, Religion, Skopje • with Comments Off on HAEMUS organized Skopje ByzArt exhibition for European Heritage Days 2019

    „Skopje ByzArt – history, art, tradition and experience” on the occasion of the European Days of Cultural Heritage 2019 HAEMUS organized the conceptual ehxibition “Skoe ByArt – history, art, tradition and experience”, devoted to the medieval heritage found on the territory of the city of Skopje. The exhibition was open from 23ʳᵈ until 27ᵗʰ of September 2019, from 10 AM to 10 PM, on the first floor of Capitol Mall. Exhibition consisted of panels, tematically grouped according to their historical, artistic, religious and ethnographic characteristics, and also art and handcraft pieces, created by the nuns

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  • HAEMUS project: St. Nicholas’s cult in Skopje

    on Jun 12, 19 • in Architecture, Art, Byzantine, Cultural heritage, Customs, Management, Our Activity, Skopje, Tradition • with Comments Off on HAEMUS project: St. Nicholas’s cult in Skopje

    Within our long-term project about the Cultural and Resource Management of Skopska Crna Gora Mountain, this year we are running a small side-project about St. Nicholas’ cult in Skopje. The project is of a local, municipal and regional importance, given the fact that the cult of St. Nicholas is among the most widespread celebrations, both in Skopje and Macedonia. This is especially specific to the Butel Municipality, one of the Skopje’s official municipalities. The main aim of the project is to conduct a scientific and research study with the focus on small part of Skopska

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  • HAEMUS Publications – upcoming Byzantine heritage of Skopje Travel Guide

    on Apr 7, 19 • in Architecture, Art, Book, Byzantine, Christianity, History, News, Our Activity, Promotion, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS Publications – upcoming Byzantine heritage of Skopje Travel Guide

    The Byzantine art and architecture from the moment it was created until today attracts interest and excitement, both to the experts and to the believers, and to all the lovers of the cultural heritage as well. As a region with a vast heritage from different epochs and cultural periods, Skopje region abounds in Christian buildings from all historical eras, ranging from the Roman period to the late Middle Ages. This sacral cultural heritage reflects the cultural tradition and memory of the local communities and represents a set of values ​​that have been created over many

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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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  • In Photos: 8 Byzantine Empire Era Shipwrecks Excavated in Turkey

    on Jan 3, 15 • in Archaeology, Byzantine, Excavation, News, Turkey • with Comments Off on In Photos: 8 Byzantine Empire Era Shipwrecks Excavated in Turkey

    Archeologists in Turkey uncovered a large group of Byzantine-era shipwrecks in an ongoing excavation in Istanbul’s Yenikapi district. Researchers recovered six round ships and naval galleys in addition to fishing boats, coasters and one large merchant ship. “Never before has such a large number and types of well-preserved vessels been found at a single location,” study author Cemal Pulak, of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology at Texas A&M University, said in a press statement, adding, “Even more fascinating is the fact that we can now trace how ship construction and ship design changed over the course of

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  • Series of archaeological lectures in Skopje by prof. Dr Philipp Niewöhner

    on Apr 1, 14 • in Antiquty, Byzantine, Lecturing, News, Republic of Macedonia, Roman period • with Comments Off on Series of archaeological lectures in Skopje by prof. Dr Philipp Niewöhner

    Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje Faculty of Philosophy The Faculty of Philosophy is pleased to announce the forthcoming course in Archaeology and Art History to be given by: Professor Philipp Niewöhner from the University of Oxford (April 8th-17th) Title of the Course: The Archaeology of Marble in Macedonia and the Byzantine World Venue: Lecture Hall of the Faculty (амфитеатар IV) Timetable of the Lectures: April 8th (12.00-14.30) – Methodology: the Episcopal Basilica at Stobi and Other Problems April 10th (10.00-12.00) – Typology: Acanthus and the History of Early Byzantine Art April 14th (12.00-14.00) – Quarries: Sivec, Proconnesus, Docimium,

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