Posts Tagged ‘Ancient Rome’

  • Io Saturnalia! – Event by HAEMUS

    on Dec 1, 16 • in Ancient Rome, Cultural heritage, Culture, Education, Management, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Roman period, Tradition • with Comments Off


    In order to promote and popularize the cultural heritage of the Аncient Roman period as a part of the “SCUPINI ROMANI”, a brand of “HAEMUS” – Center for Scientific Research and Promotion of Culture dedicated to the  Аncient Roman culture, the event inspired by the ancient Roman festival Saturnalia will be organize. Within the event we will have several activities: - Educative part about the Ancient Roman Saturnalia - Tasting mulsum (Ancient Roman wine with honey and spices) - Tasting the Ancient Roman food - Reciting the poetry of the Ancient Roman poets - Thematic Poetry slam in

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  • Trove of religious offerings unearthed from ancient sanctuary in Turkey

    on Nov 27, 13 • in Archaeology, Art, Excavation, News, Religion, Roman period, Turkey • with Comments Off

    These seals carved with religious inscriptions were found near the site of the ancient city of Doliche.
Credit: University of Münster

    Archaeologists digging in southern Turkey say they’ve discovered more than 600 stamp seals, cylinder seals and amulets left as religious offerings in an ancient sanctuary. Carved with images of animals, people, deities and geometric figures, the small artifacts date from the seventh to fourth centuries B.C. and were found near the site of the ancient city of Doliche, which has a long history of worship. Researchers think the place was revered as early as the Iron Age (around the beginning of the first millennium B.C.). It later became a famous sacred site of the Roman era, dedicated

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  • UAB archaeologist featured on BBC program “Rome’s Lost Empire”

    on Dec 20, 12 • in Ancient Rome, News, Romania, Serbia • with Comments Off


    Ancient sites thought lost forever have been discovered with the help of University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) associate professor of archaeology Sarah Parcak, Ph.D. An expert in the field of remote sensing, Parcak spent months using advanced satellite imagery techniques to uncover long-buried sections of the Roman Empire. Her research has uncovered a host of hidden finds, including an amphitheater and the likely location of a famous lighthouse. Parcak’s journey will be documented in “Rome’s Lost Empire,” an 80-minute film that airs on BBC One on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, in the United Kingdom

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