Archive for the ‘Roman period’ Category

  • HAEMUS was shooting promotional documentary about Macedonian heritage with ARTE

    on Jul 7, 14 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Cultural heritage, Culture, Documentary, Education, Management, News, Our Activity, Photo, Republic of Macedonia, Roman period, Serbia, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS was shooting promotional documentary about Macedonian heritage with ARTE

    ARTE.tv the German/French production was shooting documentary about the Macedonian cultural heritage and Haemus took part in it. The filming took place on June 11th 2014 at the archaeological site Stobi, which is open air museum open all the year around and National Institution which works at preserving the cultural heritage of the region. Our own Field Archeologist and founder of HAEMUS, Ms Vasilka Dimitrovska MSc was the designated archaeologist and tour guide for the program, something which is part of her everyday work. HAEMUS would like to extend enormous thanks to the Agency for Promotion & Support of

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  • Archaeologists Explore Ancient Roman Forum of Philippopolis

    on May 26, 14 • in Ancient Rome, Bulgaria, News, Roman period • with Comments Off on Archaeologists Explore Ancient Roman Forum of Philippopolis

    Located in south central Bulgaria, the city of Plovdiv, known to many as the “Eternal City of Bulgaria”, is among the oldest cities in Europe, with evidence of human settlement going back 6,000 years. Established first as the Thracian settlement of Eumolpia, today its ancient remains near the city center are most often identified with the name Philippopolis by archaeologists. That was the name given to the city after it was Hellenized within the Macedonian Empire under Philip II during the 4th century, B.C.E. But its most visible ancient remains took shape when the city

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  • Declassified Spy Photos Show Ancient Roman Walls In Romania

    on May 25, 14 • in Methodology, News, Photo, Roman period, Romania • with Comments Off on Declassified Spy Photos Show Ancient Roman Walls In Romania

    Sometimes it pays to take a second look. Archaeologists from two United Kingdom universities examining declassified spy photos rediscovered part of a what they believe is a series of Roman fortifications dating back to the 2nd century A.D. Although parts of the ruins had once been known to 19th-century researchers, they were subsequently misidentified, dismissed and largely forgotten, according to Bill Hanson, a professor of Roman archaeology at the University of Glasgow. In some areas the structures were heavily damaged by ploughing or construction — even to the point of complete destruction. “If you look

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  • A hidden treasure in the Mediterranean: The ‘Man Rocks’

    on Apr 18, 14 • in Ancient Rome, Antiquty, Archaeology, History, News, Roman period, Turkey • with Comments Off on A hidden treasure in the Mediterranean: The ‘Man Rocks’

      The Adam Kayalar (man-rocks), located on the sheer slopes of the Şeytan Deresi Valley in the southern province of Mersin, often take visitors by surprise with their large-scale human reliefs, which are estimated to have been made between the first century B.C. and the second century A.D. The rocks are made up of 11 males, four females, two children, an ibex and Roman eagle reliefs in nine niches. Ümit Aydınoğlu, an associate professor in the Archaeology Department of Mersin University, said the Adam Kayalar are completely unique in Anatolia. As the Adam Kayalar region

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  • Second conference – Imperialism and Identities at the Edges of the Roman World

    on Apr 6, 14 • in Ancient Rome, Anthropology, Archaeology, Conference, History, News, Roman period, Serbia • with Comments Off on Second conference – Imperialism and Identities at the Edges of the Roman World

    IMPERIALISM AND IDENTITIES AT THE EDGES OF THE ROMAN WORLD 2 PETNICA SCIENCE CENTER SEPTEMBER 18-22nd, 2014. Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Archaeology, University of Belgrade Faculty of Philosophy, Department of History, University of Novi Sad Petnica Science Center We are happy to announce the call for papers for the second conference Imperialism and Identities at the Edges of the Roman World. he conference covers the range of topics including the social interactions directly or indirectly connected to the Roman sociopolitical system operating for several centuries in the Mediterranean and continental parts of Europe, Asia and

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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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