Phoenicians and Cypriots in the North? Objects, People and Networks in the North Aegean Area in the Geometric and Archaic Periods

Phoenicians and Cypriots in the North Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean - objects, people and networks in the Geometric and Archaic Periods
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A Microcosm of Roman Thrace’s Metropolis: Formative Urban Interactions in the Theater at Philippopolis

The 1st century CE theater in Philippopolis (present-day Plovdiv, Bulgaria) provides a case study for entertainment venues in Roman Thrace.

Past and Present Studies of the Submerged Mesambria, Present-day Nessebar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

The ancient Mesambria (present-day Nessebar, Bulgaria), part of which is submerged underwater is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1983.
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Early Byzantine Monastery on the Western Black Sea Coast near the City of Odessos (Varna, Bulgaria)

The monastery on Djanavara Hill was one of the biggest and most impressive Early Christian sites not only in the Varna region but also in the northeastern Balkans.
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Earliest evidence of modern Homo sapiens from Bacho Kiro Cave

The results from the recent research in Bacho Kiro Cave are helping to understand the beginning of Homo sapiens’ appearance in Europe.

Trypillia megasites from the 4th millennium BCE in the Ukrainian forest steppe.

Our BEMA- online seminars are co-organized by the Department of Archaeology at the New Bulgarian University and the Balkan Heritage Foundation.