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In Bulgaria, Roman Grandeur East of Italy

The Balkans define the meeting of East and West, between what we know as the Western Roman Empire and the so-called Byzantine Empire. The fault line of history and different religious orthodoxies, A true melting pot of cultures which has … Continue reading

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“Serdica is my Rome” – International congress on Byzantine heritage in Bulgaria a great success

These words belonged to Emperor Constantine the Great who had a Roman palace in the center of Sofia, called Serdica back then, and ruled his domains from there.  From Press TV That’s why, in an intense competition with other metropolises, … Continue reading

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Byzantologists from Japan, China to attend XXII International Byzantium Studies Congress in Sofia

Byzantologists from Japan, China and 36 more countries will attend XXII International Byzantium Studies Congress ‘Byzantium without Borders’ in Sofia between August 22 and 27, academician Vasil Gyuzelev, chairman of the organizational committee of the congress, said in an interview … Continue reading

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Bulgarian Archaeologists Uncover Major Church Built by Byzantium’s Last Emperors

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed the main church of a 14th century Byzantine monastery built by the last dynasty of the Eastern Roman Empire located in the Black Sea town of Sozopol. First published in Novinte.com, 7 July 2011 The team … Continue reading

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Bulgarian Archaeologists Uncover Sanctuary of Greek Goddess Demeter near Byzantine Monastery

A temple of Ancient Greek goddess Demeter and her daughter Persephone has been discovered by a team of Bulgarian archaeologists near the town of Sozopol on the Black Sea. The archaeological team of Prof. Krastina Panayotova found the Ancient Greek … Continue reading

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Bulgaria to Host 22nd World Byzantine Studies Congress

From Novinite.com Bulgaria’s capital Sofia will welcome more than 1 000 scholars from around the world for the 22nd International Byzantine Studies Congress in August 2011. The congress also known as “Byzantium without Borders” will be hosted by the Sofia … Continue reading

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Unique Byzantine seal found in ancient Thracian city of Perperokon

10 September 2010 | 17:54 | FOCUS News Agency Bulgaria Sofia. A unique Byzantine seal has been found in the ancient Thracian city of Perperikon, archaeologist Nikoklay Ovcharov announced for FOCUS News Agency. The seal is of patrician Teodorokan. The … Continue reading

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