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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: 2578

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: 2103

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: 5784

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: 2508

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: 3195

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: 13304

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: 5820

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: 3643

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: 1811

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: 6586

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: 3833

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: 3064

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: 3766

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: 25586

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: 28476

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: 5067

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: 5742

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: 17238

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: 5104

Japanese TV Films Thracian Culture Documentary in Bulgaria

Japanese filmmakers from the Japanese National TV, NHK, are in Bulgaria making a documentary about the Thracian cultural heritage on Bulgarian lands.

Society » Archaeology | July 20, 2010, Tuesday // 15:09 | Viewed: 2484

Bulgarian Archaeologists Preserve Skeleton of '1st European Man'

The 8000-year-old skeleton of a young man found near the village of Ohoden has been taken to the Regional History Museum in Vratsa.

Society » Archaeology | July 9, 2010, Friday // 10:01 | Viewed: 9518
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