Markeli (Marcellae) Fortress – Karnobat, Bulgaria
The Early Byzantine and medieval Bulgarian fortress of Markeli (Marcellae in Latin) is located near the eastern Bulgarian town of Karnobat. It was built by the Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantium) at the end of the 5th and the beginning of…
Bulgaria’s Yambol Reenacts Thracian – Roman Battles in Ancient Thracian City Kabyle
A two-day fair of cultural tourism entertainment organized by the city of Yambol in Southeast Bulgaria has featured reenactments of Thracian – Roman battles amidst the ruins of the Ancient Thracian city of Kabyle.
History Museum in Bulgaria’s Burgas Dedicates Latest Digest Volume to Late Archaeologist Tsonya Drazheva
The Regional Museum of History in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas has dedicated the newly published volume of its regular digest to the memory of its long-time Director and renowned archaeologist and historian Tsonya Drazheva who passed away…
Archaeologists Concerned over Restoration of Ancient and Medieval Fortress Markeli (Marcellae) near Bulgaria’s Karnobat
The archaeological restoration of the Late Antiquity and medieval fortress Markeli (Marcellae in Latin) near the town of Karnobat in Eastern Bulgaria has been carried out with materials of poor quality, archaeologists have alarmed.
Bulgaria’s Karnobat Reenacts Victory over Byzantium in Markeli (Marcellae) Fortress Battle in 792 AD
About 3,000 visitors have seen the first historical reenactment of the Battle of Markeli (Marcellae) in 792 AD in which the forces of the First Bulgarian Empire (632/680-1018 AD) routed the troops of Byzantium at the Markeli (Marcellae) Fortress near…