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  • Sep 22 / 2016
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Ancient Greek

Rare Mosaic Depicting Poseidon Discovered in Turkey

Rare mosaic depicting Poseidon

 

Posted by Magister Andrew

Archaeologists have excavated an ancient mosaic in the Turkish province of Adana that portrays the Greek god Poseidon. The artwork was discovered in the frigidarium (the cold pool) of a Roman-style bath, within the confines of the ancient settlement of Aegae. Continue Reading

  • Sep 08 / 2016
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Ancient Greek

Following Trojan Hero’s Footsteps in Replicas of Ancient Ships

Excavations at the ancient city of Antandrus has been going on since 2000 under the supervision of Professor Gürcan Polat of Ege University. His dream of following the footsteps of Aeneas will soon come true

 

Posted by Magister Andrew

Some classical enthusiasts are reviving ancient history by sailing a route said to have been traveled by the legendary Trojan War hero Aeneas. The project will set out from the ancient city of Antandrus and finishes at Castro, Italy, making the same stops as Aeneas. Click the link to read more! Continue Reading

  • Sep 06 / 2016
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Bulgaria Unveils Lost Roman City in Sofia

The historical site is located at the so-called Sofia largo - the square between the Council of the Ministers and the Presidency in Sofia

 

Posted by Magister Andrew

The ancient Roman city of Serdica, spread over 9,000 square metres in the Bulgarian capital, is now open to visitors and drawing comparisons with the ruins at Rome. Click the link to read all about it! Continue Reading