Posts Tagged ‘Bosnia and Herzegovina’

  • 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

    Stećci near Novi Travnik

    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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  • Excavations of ancient site near Travniik, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    on Oct 7, 13 • in Archaeology, Articles, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Excavation, News, Roman period • with Comments Off

    Roman site near Travnik5

    Ajla Sejfuli for HAEMUS News At the location Brižine in the village of Đelilovc, a few kilometres away from Travnik, there was an accidental discovery during the construction works on private land. Shortly after the discovery, the owner informed the Museum of Travnik, whose team came out on the field and found that, on the basis of surface finds and remains of the walls, it indicated that the site was from ancient period. In June of this year excavations begin financed by the Museum of Travnik, in co-operation with volunteers from Travnik Center for Youth

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  • Ministers of SЕЕ adopt a joint declaration in Sarajevo: Science transcends political borders

    on Dec 4, 12 • in Bosnia and Herzegovina, News, Politics, UNESCO • with Comments Off

    Ministry of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina – Family photo

    Ministers and high level representatives responsible for science from South East European countries met in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on 23 November 2012 on occasion of the Ministerial Round Table on Science, Technology & Innovation, jointly organized by the Ministry of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe, Venice (Italy). The high level discussions led to the unanimous adoption of a joint declaration that outlines a coherent roadmap of science priorities at both national and regional levels and the enhancing of a science-policy-society interface based

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