Archive for the ‘Republic of Macedonia’ Category

  • HAEMUS and Exhibition – Tauresium: coins from archaeological excavations

    on Nov 25, 12 • in Archaeology, Byzantine, Exhibition, Late antique, Numismatics, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off

    tauresium exhibition

    Date: 22.11. 2012 Time: 12:00 noon Place: Skopje City Museum Author: Kiro Ristov, MA An important exhibition will open at 12:00 noon on Thursday, 22.11.2012, in the Skopje City Museum dedicated to the production of coins from Tauresium. Author of the exhibition is Kiro Ristov, MA, employed in the said institution, and long-time manager of the archaeological site Taor. In academic circles, this site is also known as ancient Tauresium, which, according to the written records of the historian Procopius, was the birthplace of the great Byzantine Emperor Justinian I. The exhibition is set in

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  • Strangers in our own city

    on Nov 22, 12 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Cultural heritage, History, Ottoman period, Religion, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism, Turkey • with Comments Off

    vasilka

    When you see a group of around fifty people, who are listening to the tourist guide with great interest while they are vigorously taking photos, you will probably think that they are some foreign tourist that have decided to visit Skopje. But, still it wasn’t like that in our case. We were the strangers in our own city. One day in May, the team of Balkon 3 took part in the three-hour walk through the Ottoman heritage of Skopje, which was organized for free by the archaeologist and tourist guide Vasilka Dimitrovska. We visited four mosques

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  • Stobi

    on Nov 9, 12 • in Ancient Rome, Antiquty, Christianity, Cultural heritage, Late antique, Republic of Macedonia, Roman period • with No Comments

    Stobi

    In the Ancient theater (II century AD) listening the music performance The Roman city of Stobi in Republic of Macedonia is located on the main road that leads from the Danube to the Aegean Sea, at the place where the Erigón river (mod. River Crna) joins the Axiós river (mod. Vardar), making it important strategically as a center for both trade and warfare. The pre-Roman period comprises Stobi (near Gradsko) as an ancient town of Paionia, later conquered by Macedon. The first excavation were done from 1924 to 1936 by The Museum of Belgrade when

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