Posts Tagged ‘Ancient Roman’

  • HAEMUS celebrated VINALIA RUSTICA

    on Dec 10, 17 • in Ancient Rome, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Cuisine, Culture, Education, History, Lecturing, Management, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS celebrated VINALIA RUSTICA

    On September 8, 2017, starting at 17:00 on the city square in Kavadarci, within the program SCUPINI ROMANI HAEMUS organized the performance “Vinalia Rustica”, an ancient Roman holiday dedicated to the grape harvest as the beginning of the program dedicated to the manifestation ,,Tikveski grozdober”, grape carnival in city of Kavadarci. The main aim of the event was wider promotion and popularization of the cultural heritage of the Roman period, as well as the contemporary Macedonian folk holidays, beliefs and customs. Within the performance the following items were included: – an educational part for the

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  • HOW TO DECODE AN ANCIENT ROMAN’S HANDWRITING

    on May 2, 17 • in Ancient Rome, Archaeology, Culture, History, News • with Comments Off on HOW TO DECODE AN ANCIENT ROMAN’S HANDWRITING

    Between 2010 and 2014, archeologists digging in London’s financial district, on the site of a new British headquarters for Bloomberg, made an astonishing discovery—a collection of more than four hundred wooden tablets, preserved in the muck of an underground river. The tablets, postcard-sized sheets of fir, spruce, and larch, dated mainly from a couple of decades after the Roman conquest of Britain, in A.D. 43, straddling the period, in the reign of Nero, when Boudica’s rebellion very nearly got rid of the occupation altogether. Eighty of them carried legible texts—legible, that is, to Roger Tomlin,

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