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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: 1900

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: 1866

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: 2519

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: 2059

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: 5675

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: 2470

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: 3157

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: 13098

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: 5703

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: 3549

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: 1782

Bulgarian Archaeologists Agitated over Relics of St John the Baptist

The discovery of relics of St John the Baptist in the Black Sea town of Sozopol has caused jealousy among Bulgarian archaeologists, according to Diaspora Minister Bozhidar Dimitrov.

Society » Archaeology | August 3, 2010, Tuesday // 20:50 | Viewed: 6477

Bulgarian Minister Urges Calm over St John the Baptist Archaeology Find

Bulgaria’s Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov has called upon the media not to speculate over the recent archaeological discovery of relics of St. John the Baptist in the Black Sea town of Sozopol.

Society » Archaeology | August 3, 2010, Tuesday // 19:58 | Viewed: 3775

Archaeologists Claim John the Baptist Reliquary First on Bulgarian Coastline

Bulgarian archaeologists claim that the reliquary with the relics of St. John the Baptist, found in the souther Black sea town of Sozopol, is the first ever around the Bulgarian coastline.

Society » Archaeology | August 1, 2010, Sunday // 18:18 | Viewed: 3022

Archaeologists Believe John the Baptist Relics Come from Constantinople

Bulgaria's Minister without Portfolio has stated that the relics of Saint John the Baptist, found in the Bulgaria's southern Black sea town of Sozopol, were probably donated by Constantinople.

Society » Archaeology | August 1, 2010, Sunday // 16:48 | Viewed: 3715

Bulgaria Confirms John the Baptist Relics Unearthed in Sozopol

Parts of Saint John the Baptist's relics have been discovered during archaeological excavations in Bulgaria's southern Black Sea town of Sozopol, archaeologists announced on Sunday, confirming earlier reports.

Society » Archaeology | August 1, 2010, Sunday // 15:14 | Viewed: 25296

Archaeologists Uncover John the Baptist Relics in Bulgaria's Sozopol - Report

Parts of St. John the Baptist's relics might have been discovered during archeological excavations in Bulgaria's southern Black Sea town of Sozopol, report Bulgarian media.

Society » Archaeology | July 29, 2010, Thursday // 10:04 | Viewed: 28321

Bulgarian Archaeologists Carry Out 'Rescue' Digs Close to Greek Border

Four teams of Bulgarian archaeologists are taking up "rescue excavations" of a large area in the Rhodope Mountains slated for the construction of an international road.

Society » Archaeology | July 27, 2010, Tuesday // 18:38 | Viewed: 5009

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Wealthy Prehistoric Settlement

Bulgarian archaeologists have found what has been described as a "wealthy" 8000-year-old town close to the Danube city of Ruse.

Society » Archaeology | July 25, 2010, Sunday // 18:32 | Viewed: 5640

Archaeologists Uncover 'Bulgarian Machu Picchu'

Bulgarian archaeologists have uncovered a unique residence of the rulers of the Odrysian Kingdom, the state of the most powerful tribe of Ancient Thrace.

Society » Archaeology | July 21, 2010, Wednesday // 18:31 | Viewed: 17084

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Precious Find in Black Sea

A three-mast sail ship, dating from the 18th-19th century, has been found by divers 26 meters east from the Bulgarian southern Black Sea town of Sozopol.

Society » Archaeology | July 21, 2010, Wednesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 5000
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