Archive for the ‘Middle Ages’ Category

  • Book: Mythical pictures of the South Slavs

    on Apr 19, 17 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Book, Ethnography, Etnology, History, Middle Ages, News, Religion, Republic of Macedonia, Tradition • with Comments Off on Book: Mythical pictures of the South Slavs

    The pagan religion and mythology of the Slavs has been systematically researched for over two hundred years. The results of the research turned out especially promising in the second half of the 20th century when the researchers began using modern interdisci- plinary methods. Thus not only history, linguistics and ethnology but also many other sciences were given the opportunity to contribute to the enlightenment of the original Slavic religion. However, it has to be said that even today in spite of the strong academic interest and the enormous corpus of the research papers, the study

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  • Stećci – Medieval Tombstones Graveyards inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site

    on Jul 17, 16 • in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cultural heritage, Middle Ages, Montenegro, News, Serbia, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Stećci – Medieval Tombstones Graveyards inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Stećci, a type of Medieval Tombstones Graveyards (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia) are inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. This serial property combines 30 sites, located in Bosnia and Herzegovina, western Serbia, western Montenegro and central and southern Croatia, representing these cemeteries and regionally distinctive medieval tombstones, or stećci. The cemeteries, which date from the 12th to 16th centuries CE, are laid out in rows, as was the common custom in Europe from the Middle Ages. The stećci are mostly carved from limestone. They feature a wide range of decorative motifs and inscriptions that represent iconographic

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  • Exhibition: Mediaeval gold and silver in the Archaeological museum in Zagreb

    on Nov 16, 14 • in Archaeology, Art, Croatia, Exhibition, Middle Ages, News • with Comments Off on Exhibition: Mediaeval gold and silver in the Archaeological museum in Zagreb

    Organized by: Archaeological museum in Zagreb Venue:  Archaeological museum in Zagreb,  Trg N. Š. Zrinskog 19 , Zagreb Duration: November 20th, 2014. – February 15th, 2015. Author of the exhibition: Željko Demo Author of the display: Mario Beusan Technical realisation: the AMZ technicians Scope: 128 objects, 8 drawings, 30 boards with photographs Web: www.amz.hr Type: archaeological, temporary, travelling Users: all Subject: The exhibition project Mediaeval gold and silver in the Archaeological museum in Zagreb intends to present, display and interpret to the general public some selected objects of Croatian cultural and historical heritage kept at mediaeval collections of Croatian

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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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  • SECOND MEDIEVAL WORKSHOP IN RIJEKA

    on Apr 1, 14 • in Conference, Croatia, Middle Ages, News • with Comments Off on SECOND MEDIEVAL WORKSHOP IN RIJEKA

    Rijeka, 10th-11th October, 2014 CALL FOR PAPERS Department of History of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Rijeka in collaboration with the Department of Historical Research of the Institute of Historical and Social Sciences of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Zagreb are please to invite proposals to the “Second medieval workshop” in Rijeka. The workshop is planned as a two-day gathering of young medievalists at the early stages of their career, doctoral and postdoctoral students. Workshop follows upon the previous one, which makes this an opportunity for further

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  • Balaklija – new archaeological site registered by HAEMUS

    on Dec 29, 13 • in Archaeology, Christianity, Cultural heritage, Late antique, Management, Middle Ages, News, Our Activity, Prospecting • with Comments Off on Balaklija – new archaeological site registered by HAEMUS

    The team of HAEMUS 1 within the project about the ‘Cultural Resource Management of Skopska Crna Gora Mountain’, found new unregistered archaeological site around the toponym Balaklija (Mirkovci village), mostly determined on the base of surface architectonic elements. Within the St. Elijah monastery, a base of white marble pillar from Late Antique or Medieval building at the floor level of the half-underground church from the Ottoman period was registered. Outside of the monastery in a nearby field, the remains of pottery from the Medieval period can be found. At the corner of the same field,

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