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Two Collections Meet – Museum of Byzantine Culture Thessaloniki – to September 30 2020

The Museum of Byzantine Culture in Thessaloniki presents an exhibition comprising icons, vestments and precious heirlooms on loan from the northern port city’s Municipal Art Gallery. The items are shown alongside texts which present and explain the most recent findings … Continue reading

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Thessaloniki metro construction reveals Byzantine treasures

The construction of a metro network beneath the Greek city of Thessaloniki has unearthed an extraordinary treasure trove of ancient artefacts, from gold wreaths and rings to statues of the goddess Aphrodite. The progress of the metro system has been … Continue reading

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‘Byzantium & the Arabs’ exhibition at Thessaloniki’s Museum of Byzantine Civilisation

ANA-MPA noteworthy exhibition entitled “Byzantium and the Arabs” will commence in late September at Thessaloniki’s Museum of Byzantine Civilisation, following approval on Wednesday by the Central Archaeological Council (KAS). From ANA-MPA.gr The approval paves the way for the temporary loaning … Continue reading

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Join the Byzantine digs and expeditions of Balkan Heritage in South Eastern Europe!

I started this blog to make Byzantium ‘live’ for people today. Far from being an obscure subject to be left only to dry academic research (which can sometimes be non-inclusive), I have tried to show that Byzantium does live for … Continue reading

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New Book – The world of European roads – from antiquity in the early modern times

I have discovered a new book on ancient European roads by Thomas Szasbo. The Via Egnatia is mentioned. The link below is a poor Live Search Translation, but for those interested in the Via Egnatia and the wider road system … Continue reading

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