Archive for the ‘Classical period’ Category

  • Book: The coins of Paeonia

    on Apr 7, 16 • in Antiquty, Archaeology, Art, Book, Classical period, Coins, History, News, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on Book: The coins of Paeonia

    The ancient Paeonian population that existed in the south part of the Balkan Peninsula, inhabited the vast geographic area which today enters within the territory of Bulgaria and Greece, but а part of this historical region comprises motely the territory of Republic of Macedonia. Regretfully, Paeonia was mentioned by the ancient authors sporadically, and it was usually related to certain historical events which involved the Paeonians. So, beginning with Homer in the VIII century BC, the data about Paeonia and Paeonians could be further evidenced in the writings of later authors such as Thucydides, Polybius, Strabo, Livy, Justin etc., but also in the epigraphic sources, which

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  • Archaeologists Discover Ancient Greek Homes, Artifacts in Old Town of Bulgaria’s Sozopol

    on Jul 15, 15 • in Ancient Greece, Anthropology, Antiquty, Art, Bulgaria, Classical period, Excavation, Hellenistic period, History, News • with Comments Off on Archaeologists Discover Ancient Greek Homes, Artifacts in Old Town of Bulgaria’s Sozopol

    Ancient Greek homes from the Classical Age and the Hellenistic Age as well as more artifacts such as coins and pottery have been discovered by archaeologists excavating a municipally-owned property in the Old Town in Bulgaria’s Black Sea resort Sozopol, once the Ancient Greek colony of Apollonia Pontica. The discoveries have been made on the spot of an old home in Sozopol’s Old Town, one of several houses that perished in fires in the last few years. The old house in question had been the property of Bulgaria’s National Revenue Agency until a few years

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  • Exhibition and book – Lychnidos in the shadow of Isis with Celtic warriors and golden face of a Macedonian king

    on Dec 27, 14 • in Archaeology, Art, Book, Classical period, Craft, Cultural heritage, Exhibition, Hellenistic period, Museum, News, Republic of Macedonia, Slovenia • with Comments Off on Exhibition and book – Lychnidos in the shadow of Isis with Celtic warriors and golden face of a Macedonian king

    An international exhibition “The golden faces of Macedonian kings – Macedonians and Celts from the Ohrid region”, was result of an EU-funded project “Clash of Cultures”. It was coordinated by the University of Primorska in cooperation with the Archaeological Museum of Macedonia, the Kelten Romer Museum in Manching (Germany), the Museum of Losinj in Croatia, the Institute for Protection of Cultural Monuments in Ohrid and City Museum of Negotiono (Macedonia) Most of the artifacts from this exhibition today are displayed in the Archaeological Museum of Macedonia in Skopje and in the so called ‘Golden room&#

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  • Meet the KORYVANTES – Association of Historical Studies

    on Oct 12, 14 • in Anthropology, Antiquty, Archaeology, Archaic period, Bronze age, Classical period, Craft, Cultural heritage, Design, Documentary, Education, Greece, Hellenistic period, History, Iron Age, Lecturing, Middle Ages, News • with Comments Off on Meet the KORYVANTES – Association of Historical Studies

      HAEMUS and Koryvantes in Domus Scientarium Viminacium 2012 The team of HAEMUS had a great pleasure and opportunity to met twice the members of  “KORYVANTES”, the Association of Historical Studies, which is a cultural organisation with the main aim to research and apply experimentally the Military Heritage of the Greeks from the Bronze Age to the late Byzantium. “Koryvantes” (in Greek ΚΟΡΥΒΑΝΤΕΣ) together with HAEMUS participated in the conferences held in Viminacium (in 2012 and 2014) preforming the so called Historical reenactment, which is an educational or entertainment activity in which people follow a plan to recreate

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  • Bulgaria archaeologists find ancient wine cellar

    on Oct 21, 13 • in Antiquty, Archaeology, Bulgaria, Classical period, Cultural heritage, Excavation, News • with Comments Off on Bulgaria archaeologists find ancient wine cellar

    A team of archaeologists, headed by Associate Professor Aneliya Bozhkova with the National Archaeological Institute with Museum with the Bulgarian Academy of Science, and Petya Kiyashkina with the Ancient Nesebar Museum, discovered a perfectly preserved cellar with amphorae from the V BC, over the last days of the archaeological excavations in the Bulgarian coastal town of Nesebar, the press office of Nesebar Municipality announced. The research is organised under a project of the Ancient Nesebar Museum, financed by the Ministry of Culture, with the participation of experts in archaeology. The ancient amphorae warehouse was dug

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  • Vergina Museum Set For 2015

    on Jun 8, 13 • in Antiquty, Classical period, Greece, Museum, News • with Comments Off on Vergina Museum Set For 2015

    Construction of a multipolar museum in Vergina was set to start on June 6 but it won’t be finished until 2015, the head of 17th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities  Angeliki Kottaridou said at a news conference. The first exhibit is planned for December 2015. There was no explanation why it would take so long. In the museum, the visitor except for the exhibits will have the opportunity to make a digital guide in ancient Macedonia and to obtain information about its history. Besides launching the construction of the museum, Kottaridou said that in

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