Ancient Settlement Adjacent to Philipopolis Discovered in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv in Rescue Digs
June 14, 2019 · by Ivan Dikov · in Ancient Rome / Roman Empire, Ancient Thrace, Antiquity, Middle Ages, Ottoman Empire
A small settlement located outside the urban area of ancient Philipopolis, today’s Plovdiv in Central South Bulgaria, has been found by archaeologists conducting preliminary rescue excavations as part of a major railway rehabilitation project.
Byzantine Coastal City Unearthed in Istanbul’s Asian Part during Restoration of Historic Train Station in Turkey
An unknown Byzantine coastal city located on the Asian side of Istanbul, the former Constantinople, has been discovered during the restoration of a historic train station in Turkey.
Bulgaria Remembers Tragic Death of Renowned Archaeologist Rasho Rashev, 8 Others in Sofia – Kardam Train Fire
Bulgaria honors on February 28, 2018, the memory of 9 casualties of the Sofia – Kardam Train Fire which happened 10 years ago, including renowned archaeologist Prof. Rasho Rashev, then the Director of the National Institute and Museum of Archaeology…