Publishes Its 1,000th News Article Publishes Its 1,000th News Article

The ruins of the Temple of Fortuna in the major Ancient Roman city of Ulpia Oescus near the town of Gigen, Pleven District, in Central North Bulgaria. Photo:

On Tuesday, May 1, 2018, has published its news article No. 1,000!

Our 1,000th news article happens to be one about an intriguing recent discovery made by Bulgarian archaeologists, not unlike so many more of our other articles:

303 AD Inscription Dedicated to Emperor Diocletian over Tetrarchy in Roman Empire Discovered by Archaeologists in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

Just a while ago, on January 25, 2018, registered its 1,000,000th visit! (The figure is based on our WordPress stats. We are already at 1,100,000 million visits.)

In addition to our 1,000 news articles, we have also published for you, our readers, about 200 pages with “Background Infonotes” about Bulgaria’s archaeological, historical, and cultural sites.

In addition to our Pages, you can find the relevant “Background Infonotes” found at the end of each news article. was started as a news portal about Bulgaria’s archaeological discoveries, sites, and cultural heritage and cultural tourism at the end of 2014, though its official launch and the start of its active coverage was not until March 2015.

We have since expanded our themes to cover not just archaeology but also history, wildlife, nature, and Planet Earth news from both Bulgaria and around the world.

With the country of Bulgaria with its amazing archaeological, historical, and cultural heratage as our vantage point, our journalistic concept is focused on exploring the global Human – Earth connection.

Our team appreciates deeply the overwhelming interest by readers from all over the world in the topics that we cover, and is going to seek to expand them in terms of quantity, quality, and depth!

Stay with us for more exciting coverage of Bulgarian and global archaeology, history, cultural heritage, nature, and environment!

Following are our 20 most read news stories (in reverse sequence) from among the first 1,000 articles which we at have published for you:


#20. Bulgarian Archaeologists Reveal Beautiful Early Christian Floor Mosaics amidst Unpleasant Present-Day ‘Finds’ in Plovdiv’s Great Basilica


#19. Unseen Prehistoric Arms, Ancient & Medieval Swords Made Public for the First Time in Special Exhibit in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv


#18. Bulgarian Archaeologist Finds 5000-Year-Old Relief from Ancient Mesopotamia among Artifacts Seized from Treasure Hunters


#17. 5,000 BC ‘Great Goddess with Hair in a Bun’ Found in Huge Shrine in South Bulgaria Unveiled for the First Time


#16. Thracologists Discover Ancient Thracian Rock Step Pyramid in Eastern Rhodope Mountains in Southern Bulgaria


#15. Archaeologists Unearth ‘Dancing Priestess’ Figurine in Neolithic Settlement in Bulgaria’s Varbitsa


#14. Roman Coin Hoard Found by Chance under Tree ‘Confirms’ Existence of Roman Town in Bulgaria’s Mezdra


#13. 8,000-Year-Old Ceramic Slab with Possibly World’s Oldest Writing Discovered near Bulgaria’s Nova Zagora


#12. 5,000-Year-Old Prehistoric Rock Shrine with Huge Human Faces Hewn In Discovered in Bulgaria’s Rhodope Mountains


#11. 7.2-Million-Year-Old Pre-Human Remains Found in Bulgaria, Greece Show First Pre-Humans Developed in Balkans, Not Africa


#10. NGO Raises Funds to Rescue ‘Bulgaria’s Stonehenge’: Ancient Thracian Stone Circle (Cromlech) at Staro Zhelezhare


#9. Archaeologists Dig Up Ancient Skeleton from under Odessos Fortress Wall in Bulgaria’s Varna


#8. Large Sunken Byzantine Ship Discovered in Black Sea off the Coast of Sevastopol on Crimean Peninsula


#7. Bulgarian Archaeologists Stumble Upon ‘Oldest Children’s Toy in Europe’: Late Bronze Age Thracian Toy Stork


#6. Archaeologists Discover Main Aqueduct of Ancient Odessos during Rescue Excavations in Bulgaria’s Varna


#5. 7,000-Year-Old Ceramic Fragment with Possibly ‘World’s Oldest Writing’ Discovered in Bulgaria’s Riben


#4. 1st Century AD Inscription Found in Ancient Thracian Tomb in Bulgaria’s Tatarevo Turns Out to Be Verse from Solon’s ‘Prayer to the Muses’


#3. Pre-Columbian Mediterranean ‘Round’ Ship Discovered for the First Time by Underwater Archaeology Expedition in Bulgaria’s Black Sea Zone


#2. Archaeologist Discovers 8,000-Year-Old Nephrite ‘Frog-like’ Swastika in Slatina Neolithic Settlement in Bulgaria’s Capital Sofia


#1. Archaeologists Discover Perfectly Preserved 2000-Year-Old Roman Ship, 20 Other Shipwrecks in Black Sea Off Bulgaria’s Coast


(You can compare our current Top 20 news articles ranking above with the ranking published for the 1,000,000th visit four months ago!)



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