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St. John the Baptist Relics in Bulgaria 'Genuine, Rivals of Qumran Manuscripts'

The Greek inscription on the tiny sandstone box is a very strong proof that the relics of John the Baptist are genuine, this is key clue to their origin, excavation leader Professor Kazimir Popkonstantinov said in an exclusive interview for Novinite.com.

Society » Archaeology | August 20, 2010, Friday // 16:00 | Viewed: 7029

World Scuba Diving Champ Fascinated by Bulgarian Sea Artifacts

The world Scuba Diving Champion, Pascal Bernabe, is searching for remnants of sunken ships in Black Sea waters near the Bulgarian coastal town of Sozopol, the TV channel bTV reports Tuesday.

Society » Archaeology | August 17, 2010, Tuesday // 20:14 | Viewed: 4619

Top Archeologist: Treasure Hunting Is Unavoidable in Bulgaria

Prominent archeologist, Prof. Nikolay Ovcharov, says archeologists and treasure hunters in Bulgaria will always exist together, doing parallel work.

Society » Archaeology | August 17, 2010, Tuesday // 15:08 | Viewed: 2823

Bulgaria Restores Balkans' Top Monastery Complex

Bulgaria will finally be able to restore one of the largest monastery complexes on the Balkans - the medieval "St.

Society » Archaeology | August 16, 2010, Monday // 09:41 | Viewed: 1535

Bulgaria Gets Long-Distance Relics Authenticity Boost from Vatican

An expert from the Vatican has confirmed that the relics recently found in Bulgaria's Sozopol do belong to St. John the Baptist in spite of not having seen them.

Society » Archaeology | August 15, 2010, Sunday // 08:36 | Viewed: 1556

Bulgaria Transfers Relics of St. John to Special Reliquary

Bulgaria's top recent archaeology find, the alleged relics of St. John the Baptist, has been transferred to a silver and gold reliquary.

Society » Archaeology | August 14, 2010, Saturday // 11:31 | Viewed: 7715

Prosecutor: Bulgarian Archaeologists Work for Treasure Hunters

Prosecutor Nikolay Solarov has alleged that "famous Bulgarian archaeologists" are aiding treasure-hunters and traffickers in antiques.

Society » Archaeology | August 12, 2010, Thursday // 18:00 | Viewed: 1735

Die Presse: Bulgarian Minister Spoils Archaeology Discovery

The "unscientific belligerence" of Bulgaria's Diaspora Minister Bozhidar Dimitrov has affected negatively the recent discovery of alleged relics of St John the Baptist, according the Austrian paper Die Presse.

Society » Archaeology | August 12, 2010, Thursday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1873

Bulgarian Finance Minister 'Finds' Money for Archeology Digs

Bulgaria's Finance Ministry allotted Thursday BGN 857 000 from the State budget for archeology excavations on the request of the Culture Ministry.

Society » Archaeology | August 12, 2010, Thursday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1833

Bulgarian Minister Begs Pardon from Top Archaeologist over St. John's Relics Saga

Bulgarian Diaspora Minister Bozhidar Dimitrov has issued an apology to only one person for his statements made after the recent discovery of alleged relics of St. John the Baptist, which antagonized the archaeologist in the country.

Society » Archaeology | August 11, 2010, Wednesday // 17:08 | Viewed: 2097

Top Bulgarian Archaeologist: Relics Still to Be Proven to Belong St. John

The relics found recently in the town of Sozopol are still to be tested and proven that they belonged to St.

Society » Archaeology | August 10, 2010, Tuesday // 15:34 | Viewed: 1920

Outraged Bulgarian Archaeologists Strike Back at Minister

The Bulgarian Archaeologists’ Association has expressed its deep distress and resentment over the recent “offensive” and “cynical” statements made by Diaspora Minister Bozhidar Dimitrov after the finding of alleged relics of St. John the Baptist.

Society » Archaeology | August 9, 2010, Monday // 20:42 | Viewed: 1890

Bulgarian Archaeology Scandal Grows as Minister Declines to Apologize

Bulgaria's Diaspora Minister Bozhidar Dimitrov has made it clear he has no intention of apologizing for a recent statement made after the discover of St.

Society » Archaeology | August 9, 2010, Monday // 18:41 | Viewed: 2551

Bulgarian Archaeologists Dumbfounded by Minister's Statement over St. John Relics

The Bulgarian archaeologists are astounded by the negative statements with respect to them that Diaspora Minister Bozhidar Dimitrov made after the recent discovery of relics of St.

Society » Archaeology | August 8, 2010, Sunday // 16:43 | Viewed: 2079

Bulgarian Minister Exchanges Insults with Top Archaeologist over St. John the Baptist Relics

Bulgaria's Diaspora Minister and renowned historian Bozhidar Dimitrov has entered into an exchange of insults with perhaps the most famous Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov over the recent discovery of the relics of St.

Society » Archaeology | August 6, 2010, Friday // 17:29 | Viewed: 5732

Bulgaria's Culture Minister Demands Archaeology Items from Canada

Bulgaria's Culture Minister has asked the Prosecutor's Office to take all necessary actions for the receiving of the Bulgarian antiques, seized by Canadian customs officers in a smuggling attempt.

Society » Archaeology | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 18:46 | Viewed: 2494

Canada Seizes Bulgarian Archaeology Items in Smuggling Attempt

The customs officers from the Canadian city of Montreal have seized 21 000 antique objects with Bulgarian origins, in a smuggling attempt, the Bulgarian Exterior Ministry has announced.

Society » Archaeology | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 17:20 | Viewed: 3179

Bulgaria, Sozopol in Euphoria over St. John the Baptist Archaeology Find

The recently discovered relics of St John the Baptist have been laid in state in Bulgaria's Sozopol after a transfer processing which brought much excitement and euphoria in the Black Sea town.

Society » Archaeology | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 15:56 | Viewed: 13223

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Ancient Winery

Bulgarian archaeologists have explored further a Late Antiquity fortress located near the town of Byala on the St. Atanas Cape on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast that they found last year.

Society » Archaeology | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 09:49 | Viewed: 5785

Bulgarian Archaeologists Stumble Upon 14th Century Silver Treasure

A team of Bulgarian archaeologists has discovered a treasure of 166 silver coins during excavations at the medieval fortress of Kastritsi on the Black Sea coast.

Society » Archaeology | August 4, 2010, Wednesday // 15:23 | Viewed: 3602

Bulgarian Govt Grants Subsidy for St. John the Baptist Archaeology Find

The Bulgarian government has decided to allocate additional funds for the renovation of the St. George Church in the town of Sozopol which will host the recently discovered relics of St. John the Baptist.

Society » Archaeology | August 4, 2010, Wednesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1799
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