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    on May 2, 17 • in Ancient Rome, Archaeology, Culture, History, News • with Comments Off


    Between 2010 and 2014, archeologists digging in London’s financial district, on the site of a new British headquarters for Bloomberg, made an astonishing discovery—a collection of more than four hundred wooden tablets, preserved in the muck of an underground river. The tablets, postcard-sized sheets of fir, spruce, and larch, dated mainly from a couple of decades after the Roman conquest of Britain, in A.D. 43, straddling the period, in the reign of Nero, when Boudica’s rebellion very nearly got rid of the occupation altogether. Eighty of them carried legible texts—legible, that is, to Roger Tomlin,

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  • HAEMUS part of Skopje Kreativa 2017 with Rosalia – the festival of roses

    on Apr 27, 17 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural heritage, Culture, History, intangible heritage, News, Our Activity • with Comments Off


    HAEMUS – Centre of Scientific Research and Promotion of the Culture will take part at Skopje Kreativa 2017 with “Rosalia – the festival of roses”. Rosalia – the festival of roses is an ancient Roman celebration, which took place between the months of May and June. As part of the HAEMUS’ brand SCUPINI ROMANI “Rosalia” aims to promote and popularize the cultural heritage of the Roman era, but also the contemporary Macedonian national celebrations, beliefs and customs. The event will be of educational and promotional character, and will be performed under UNESCO’s moto for Open

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  • Book: Mythical pictures of the South Slavs

    on Apr 19, 17 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Book, Ethnography, Etnology, History, Middle Ages, News, Religion, Republic of Macedonia, Tradition • with Comments Off


    The pagan religion and mythology of the Slavs has been systematically researched for over two hundred years. The results of the research turned out especially promising in the second half of the 20th century when the researchers began using modern interdisci- plinary methods. Thus not only history, linguistics and ethnology but also many other sciences were given the opportunity to contribute to the enlightenment of the original Slavic religion. However, it has to be said that even today in spite of the strong academic interest and the enormous corpus of the research papers, the study

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  • HAEMUS part of the Experience and taste Macedonia tourism fair 2017

    on Mar 8, 17 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Byzantine, Cultural heritage, Education, History, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off


    How much do you really know Macedonia? In order to promote the wast Macedonian heritage to the Macedonian audience, the team of HAEMUS was part of the “Experience and taste Macedonia” fair tourism held on 24-25.02.2017 at Ramstore Mall – Skopje.    Tourist brochure about the “Association of Tourist Guides HAEMUS” – a branch of “HAEMUS “Experience and taste Macedonia” fair offered traditional Macedonian food to over 30 delicious, traditional products that are not regularly available in the market, including a lot of active tourist packages. For the first time the fair offered insight in the rich tourist offer of Macedonia

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  • HAEMUS part of the First World War seminar in Dojran, Macedonia

    on Mar 3, 17 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Cultural heritage, History, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, WW I • with Comments Off


    On 27th and 28th February 2017, the second workshop within the project “First World War and youth – peace and reconciliation” was organized in Dojran. The project was  implemented by ALDA Skopje and it’s supported by the British Embassy in Skopje. The activity involved high school students from several cities in Macedonia, who strengthened their knowledge from this historical period in the country through a field visit and interactive workshops on the topic of First World War. The students, accompanied by their teachers and researchers had the opportunity to visit the front line near Dojran, thus seeing the

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  • EAA 2017 Call for Papers: HAEMUS and Novitas Heritage hosting how Living History can help to interpret Archaeological Heritage

    on Feb 16, 17 • in Archaeology, Conference, History, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Roman period • with Comments Off


    EAA 2017, Maastricht, NL Call for Papers Using Live Interpretation, Living History / Re-enactment and Museum Theatre to interpret Archaeological Heritage   Session: #330 Theme: Interpreting the archaeological record Session format: Discussion session: session with pre-circulated papers Title: Using Live Interpretation, Living History / Re-enactment and Museum Theatre to interpret Archaeological Heritage. Content: Heritage Sites use a number of tools to interpret their stories for the public. Live interpretation, also called costumed interpretation, uses live actors who portray the role of a historical persona. These characters tell the story more effectively than a static display, but also

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