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In the BEMA Online Seminar on December 04, 2021 Balkan Heritage Field School instructor Alexander Manev will present the results from the excavations of the Roman Road Station Bona Mansio in North-Western Thrace, situated on the main road Via Diagonalis.
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Dr. Richard Wenghofer (Nipissing University, Canada) discussed interpretations of the material culture in the Hellenistic Far East and more specifically the kingdoms of Bactria, the Indo-Greek and Indo-Scythian kingdoms.
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Dr. Nikolas Sarris (National Library of Greece) takes us on a journey through the archaeology of bookbinding and one of the largest collections of early and undisturbed book bindings on manuscripts at the library in St. Catherine's monastery in Sinai, established in the 6th century.
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Dr. Petya Ilieva (Institute of Balkan Studies and Center for Thracology, Bulgaria) explores the evidence for the presence of Phoenicians and Cypriots in the Northern Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean - objects, people and networks in the Geometric (9th-7th century BCE) and Archaic (7th-5th century BCE) Periods.
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Dr. Matthew Shueller (University of North Carolina, US) presents on the topic of ancient entertainment venues such as the 1st century CE theater in Philippopolis (present-day Plovdiv, Bulgaria) - a thriving metropolis in Roman Thrace.
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Dr. Nayden Prahov (Center for Underwater Archaeology in Sozopol, Bulgaria) talks about the submerged ancient Mesambria (present-day Nessebar, Bulgaria) - a Greek colony founded in the 6th century BCE on the Black Sea Coast. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1983.
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Dr. Vassil Tenekedjiev (Varna Regional Museum of History, Bulgaria) introduces the monastery on Djanavara Hill - one of the biggest and most impressive Early Christian sites not only in the Varna region but also in the northeastern Balkans from the middle of the 5th to the first half of the 7th century CE.
https://balkanheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Original-Entry-Bacho-Kiro-Cave.jpg 403 670 Liuba https://balkanheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/logo.jpg Liuba2021-03-13 12:08:292021-10-22 12:33:28Evidence of modern Homo sapiens from Bacho Kiro Cave
Dr. Tsenka Tsanova (Max Planck Institute, Germany) presents the results from the recent research in the Bacho Kiro Cave in Bulgaria and how they are helping to understand the beginning of Homo sapiens’ appearance in Europe and their interaction with the Neanderthals.
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Dr. Bisserka Gaydarska (Durham University, UK and New Bulgarian University) discusses the Trypillia megasites in the steppes of Ukraine and Moldova - the largest known settlements in 4th millennium BCE Europe and possibly the world.