Posts Tagged ‘Stobi’

  • Mosaic floor in the Old Episcopal Basilica in Stobi open for visitors once again

    on Jan 3, 15 • in Christianity, Conservation, Late antique, News, Republic of Macedonia, Restoration • with Comments Off on Mosaic floor in the Old Episcopal Basilica in Stobi open for visitors once again

    The final phase of the conservation and restoration work on the mosaic that decorated the floor of the oldest Christian church in the Republic of Macedonia, the Old Episcopal Basilica in Stobi respectively, has been completed after detailed conservation that took over 20 years. The project included a detailed treatment of the fragments of the mosaic floor spread over an area of 160 square meters and its return to the original place in the basilica. During the project, supported by the Culture Ministry, a new, steel frame was placed to hold up the mosaic. It will protect

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  • Monograph: INSCRIPTIONES STOBORUM

    on Oct 7, 13 • in Antiquty, Archaeology, Book, History, News, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on Monograph: INSCRIPTIONES STOBORUM

    The National Institution Stobi published the monograph INSCRIPTIONES STOBORUM by Slavica Babamova.  The monograph is a corpus of all published and newly discovered inscriptions from the site. Inscriptiones Stoborum is the first publication of NI Stobi from the Monograph Series of the Studies in the Antiquities of Stobi. The book is a corpus of all known inscriptions at Stobi until 2012, except those of the theater seats. The monograph includes the graffiti on the frescoes from the Episcopal Basilica and the mosaic inscriptions as well. Source: www.stobi.mk

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  • Publications: Early Christian wall paintings from the Episcopal basilica in Stobi

    on Oct 2, 13 • in Book, Christianity, Cultural heritage, News, Republic of Macedonia, Roman period, Tourism • with Comments Off on Publications: Early Christian wall paintings from the Episcopal basilica in Stobi

    Booklet from the exhibition Early Christian Wall Paintings from the Episcopal Basilica in Stobi as part of the project for conservation of the frescoes, financed by the American Embassy in Skopje. The project was conducted during 2010 and 2011, while the exhibition happened in May 2012 in the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia. Source: stobi.mk Stobi is the most famous and the biggest archaeological site from Roman and Early Christian period in the Republic of Macedinia. You can read more info about Stobi at http://haemus.org.mk/stobi

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  • Stobi

    on Nov 9, 12 • in Ancient Rome, Antiquty, Christianity, Cultural heritage, Late antique, Republic of Macedonia, Roman period • with No Comments

    In the Ancient theater (II century AD) listening the music performance The Roman city of Stobi in Republic of Macedonia is located on the main road that leads from the Danube to the Aegean Sea, at the place where the Erigón river (mod. River Crna) joins the Axiós river (mod. Vardar), making it important strategically as a center for both trade and warfare. The pre-Roman period comprises Stobi (near Gradsko) as an ancient town of Paionia, later conquered by Macedon. The first excavation were done from 1924 to 1936 by The Museum of Belgrade when

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