Posts Tagged ‘Travel’

  • HAEMUS Publications – upcoming Byzantine heritage of Skopje Travel Guide

    on Apr 7, 19 • in Architecture, Art, Book, Byzantine, Christianity, History, News, Our Activity, Promotion, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS Publications – upcoming Byzantine heritage of Skopje Travel Guide

    The Byzantine art and architecture from the moment it was created until today attracts interest and excitement, both to the experts and to the believers, and to all the lovers of the cultural heritage as well. As a region with a vast heritage from different epochs and cultural periods, Skopje region abounds in Christian buildings from all historical eras, ranging from the Roman period to the late Middle Ages. This sacral cultural heritage reflects the cultural tradition and memory of the local communities and represents a set of values ​​that have been created over many

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  • Timisoara – An ancient Ottoman capital surfaces

    on May 13, 15 • in Archaeology, History, News, Ottoman period, Romania, Tourism • with Comments Off on Timisoara – An ancient Ottoman capital surfaces

    Little did I know that one my favourite piazzas in Romania was hiding a secret beneath its modern European facade. I’d heard rumours that Piata Libertati (Liberty Square) in the city of Timisoara was the site of a magnificent Turkish bath during the Ottoman era (1552-1716). But I’d never seen any sign of that world other than a small plaque with Arabic writing on the wall of a nearby building. Then in September 2014 I returned to the city on Romania’s western frontier and discovered something exciting: archaeologists had unearthed the 400-year-old bathhouse known as the

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