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  • Did an Earthquake Destroy Ancient Greece?

    on Apr 25, 13 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Bronze age, Greece, History, News • with Comments Off on Did an Earthquake Destroy Ancient Greece?

    The grand Mycenaens, the first Greeks, inspired the legends of the Trojan Wars, “The Iliad” and “The Odyssey.” Their culture abruptly declined around 1200 B.C., marking the start of a Dark Ages in Greece. The disappearance of the Mycenaens is a Mediterranean mystery. Leading explanations include warfare with invaders or uprising by lower classes. Some scientists also think one of the country’s frequent earthquakes could have contributed to the culture’s collapse. At the ruins of Tiryns, a fortified palace, geologists hope to find evidence to confirm whether an earthquake was a likely culprit. Tiryns was

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  • Upcoming lecture from HAEMUS by Vancho Gjorgjiev about the The Ilinden Uprising

    on Apr 12, 13 • in Education, History, Lecturing, Modern history, Museum, News, Ottoman period, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on Upcoming lecture from HAEMUS by Vancho Gjorgjiev about the The Ilinden Uprising

    On April 18, 2013, at 19:00 pm, HAEMUS will host a public lecture, entitled “The Ilinden Uprising, Historiographical Dilemmas and Controversies”, by the eminent Macedonian historian Vancho Gjorgjiev, PhD. in modern history and professor at the Institute of History (University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Macedonia). The event will take place at the Museum of the City of Skopje

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  • Excavations in Pella to be continued

    on Apr 12, 13 • in Antiquty, Archaeology, Greece, Hellenistic period, History, News • with Comments Off on Excavations in Pella to be continued

    The excavations conducted at the ancient Agora of Pella, the city of Philip and Alexander, will continue under the direction of Professor of Classical Archaeology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Ioannis Akamatis, as the Central Archaeological Council has given the “green light” to the request of the University’s Archaeology Department. The new surveys, which will last from 2013 to 2017, will focus on the southern side of the Agora, the northern Stoa, the central courtyard and the eastern wing, and aim to investigate the architectural structures, the location of possible previous building phases and

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  • CfP: Collaboration in Eastern Europe during World War II and the Holocaust

    on Mar 30, 13 • in Conference, History, Jewish heritage, News, WW II • with Comments Off on CfP: Collaboration in Eastern Europe during World War II and the Holocaust

    International Conference: Simon Wiesenthal Conference 2013 Collaboration in Eastern Europe during World War II and the Holocaust December 5-7, 2013, Vienna, Austria Organizers Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) Call for Papers The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies invite applications for an interdisciplinary conference on complicity and collaboration in World War II and the Holocaust in the eastern part of Europe. The conference will be held December 5-7, 2013 in

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  • Call for papers: 20th Annual International Scientific Symposium for Late Antiquity and Middle Ages

    on Mar 19, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Conference, Croatia, History, Late antique, Middle Ages, News • with Comments Off on Call for papers: 20th Annual International Scientific Symposium for Late Antiquity and Middle Ages

    Dear Colleague, International Research Center for Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, University of Zagreb is organizing its 20th Annual Scientific Symposium. The Symposium will take place in the town of Poreč, Croatia, from 2nd to 6th of October 2013. To enable all colleagues who intend to celebrate the jubilee with us, and expecting a large number of participants, the topic of this year’s meeting is pretty vast, with a number of sections: Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages in Europe, 20 Years of Research   Duration:  2. – 6. 10. 2013. Submission: miljenko.jurkovic@ffzg.hr   During

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  • House development in the cities of the Republic of Macedonia throughout Antiquity

    on Mar 18, 13 • in Antiquty, Archaeology, Architecture, Articles, Hellenistic period, History, Republic of Macedonia, Roman period • with Comments Off on House development in the cities of the Republic of Macedonia throughout Antiquity

    Dafina GERASIMOVSKA House Development in the Cities of the Republic of Macedonia throughout Antiquity Abstract The Classical dwellings found on the territory of the Republic of Macedonia have been given only partial attention, so far. This text will focus on the development of these houses through the Antiquity. The earliest representatives of urban living, dated to the Early Antiquity, created a world of intimacy, with their relatively small scale and simple plan. Much is known of this kind of houses through the remains of such dwellings found in the settlement of Vardarski Rid, near the

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