Posts Tagged ‘Bulgaria’

  • Student conference on Balkan archaeology in Sofia (2016)

    on May 10, 16 • in Archaeology, Bulgaria, Conference, News • with Comments Off on Student conference on Balkan archaeology in Sofia (2016)

    The Department of Archaeology of Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski and the National Institute of Archaeology with Museum of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences jointly organize an international doctoral student conference. It will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria from 17 to 20 November 2016. The conference topic this year is Balkan Archaeology. Our goal is to facilitate working contacts between the youngest researchers of Balkan past. Presentations will be grouped in three sections: Prehistory, Classical Archaeology, and Mediaeval Archaeology. All doctoral students of archaeology working in this field are welcome. We recommend that participants discuss the subjects

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  • HAEMUS and new institutional cross-border partnership

    on Oct 15, 15 • in Bulgaria, Cultural heritage, Culture, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Serbia • with Comments Off on HAEMUS and new institutional cross-border partnership

               On 13-14.11.2015, the members of HAEMUS were guests at the conference organized by the “Regional library “Mihalaki Georgiev“, celebrating 145 years of the library science in Vidin, Bulgaria. On 13.10.2015, Ms. Vasilka Dimitrovska, director of HAEMUS gave a speech about HAEMUS’s work and Open Educational Resources in the Republic of Macedonia in the last three years. The event was supplemented by a lot of presentations from librarians around Bulgaria, sharing their activities, ideas and perspective due to their work mostly with young people.  Conference poster for Vidin event (left) and Vasilka Dimitrovska, director of HAEMUS is giving a speech about

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  • Archaeologists Discover Ancient Greek Homes, Artifacts in Old Town of Bulgaria’s Sozopol

    on Jul 15, 15 • in Ancient Greece, Anthropology, Antiquty, Art, Bulgaria, Classical period, Excavation, Hellenistic period, History, News • with Comments Off on Archaeologists Discover Ancient Greek Homes, Artifacts in Old Town of Bulgaria’s Sozopol

    Ancient Greek homes from the Classical Age and the Hellenistic Age as well as more artifacts such as coins and pottery have been discovered by archaeologists excavating a municipally-owned property in the Old Town in Bulgaria’s Black Sea resort Sozopol, once the Ancient Greek colony of Apollonia Pontica. The discoveries have been made on the spot of an old home in Sozopol’s Old Town, one of several houses that perished in fires in the last few years. The old house in question had been the property of Bulgaria’s National Revenue Agency until a few years

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  • Thracian Child Sacrifice Discovered in Bulgaria

    on Apr 24, 15 • in Antiquty, Archaeology, Bulgaria, Excavation, News • with Comments Off on Thracian Child Sacrifice Discovered in Bulgaria

    Skeletons of three children thought to have been sacrificed by the Thracians in the sixth century B.C. have been discovered in one of 20 ritual pits at a site in southwest Bulgaria. The pits were uncovered during rescue digs by archaeologists from the National Institute and Museum of Archaeology of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences along the planned route of a new highway. Stones thought to have been used in the sacrificial ritual were also removed from the pit. Other pits contained the remains of food and animal offerings, such as the complete skeleton of

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  • Oracles of Dionysos in Ancient Thrace

    on Oct 8, 14 • in Ancient Greece, Antiquty, Articles, Bulgaria, News, Religion • with Comments Off on Oracles of Dionysos in Ancient Thrace

    Jordan ILIEV Oracles of Dionysos in Ancient Thrace Abstract The focus of the article is the available information about the oracles of Dionysos in ancient Thrace. After a careful analysis of the currently know sources the author states that in the ancient Thracian lands there was not only one or two (as most modern scholars assume) but several oracles of Dionysos. The author proves this point by giving a special attention to some details in the ancient information, such as the localization of the different oracles, the features of the mantic session, the officials etc

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  • Roman camp in Bulgaria yields numerous artefacts

    on Oct 3, 14 • in Archaeology, Art, Bulgaria, Excavation, Late antique, News, Roman period • with Comments Off on Roman camp in Bulgaria yields numerous artefacts

    More than 300 coins from the first to sixth centuries AD and hundreds of objects made of bronze, glass, bone and antlers have been unearthed by archaeologists during the excavations in Novae near Svishtov in Bulgaria. Three unique, finely crafted bronze figurines found found  at the dig site [Credit: J. Recław] “The August campaign has brought a very rich archaeological crop in the form of luxury items used by Roman legionnaires. Curiosities include dagger handles made of ivory”, said Prof. Piotr Dyczek, head of research. The work also yielded important findings concerning the architectural solutions

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