Posts Tagged ‘Romania’

  • 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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  • Transforming the rural fabric of the Carpathian Villages in Romania

    on Apr 16, 14 • in Architecture, History, Management, News, Preservation, Restoration, Romania • with Comments Off on Transforming the rural fabric of the Carpathian Villages in Romania

    The villages of Romania, particularly those in Southern Saxon Transylvania, are a unique survival. These villages, the hay meadows and the forests which surround them are a last outpost of a central European Medieval landscape, forming a vast and extraordinary ensemble stretching for 100 miles from East to West, and about 60 miles from North to South. The architecture is of very gentle and unique nature, or was until recently, built using stone from the nearby hills, lime from local kilns, oak from the deep forests and handmade bricks and tiles by the Romanians who

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  • Major archaeological discovery in Romania

    on Jan 3, 14 • in Archaeology, Excavation, News, Roman period, Romania • with Comments Off on Major archaeological discovery in Romania

    Archaeologists delved over 100 silver and one gold coins, along with more a few hundred small items, ten thousands pottery fragments dating from the Roman occupation of Porolissum Ancient Camp, in Salaj County (northwestern Romania). Ancient Roman archeology expert Coriolan Opreanu believes there was one of the local fairs where soldiers of the military strongholds located at the Roman Empire’s borders used to trade with the Barbarians. The discoveries have been recently made, during the archeological digs part in an European project aimed at the capitalization of the Ancient Roman Camps situated in the Salaj

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  • CfP: Conference – Culture and civilization in the Lower Danube

    on Aug 28, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Conference, Education, History, Management, Museum, News, Romania, Tourism • with Comments Off on CfP: Conference – Culture and civilization in the Lower Danube

    The international session “Culture and civilization in the Lower Danube” (East and West Sixteenth Edition) will take place from October 14-17th at the Muzeul Dunării de Jos – Călărași (Romania). Calarasi-Razgrad, Ruse 2013 The abstracts should be sent in a foreign language with summary in Romanian, until September 10th and the articles will be included in the museum’s publication: “Culture and civilization in the Lower Danube” (volumes XXX-XXXI). Official language of the conference is English, French and German. The following thematic sessions are part of the conference: – Lower Danube between the Balkans and Carpathians. Identities and cultural

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