Society » Archaeology

Locals Back Bulgarian Diaspora Minister in St. John Issue

Local authorities from Bulgaria’s southern Black Sea coast united in defense of the Minister without Portfolio for Bulgarians Abroad, Bozhidar Dimitorv, regarding the issue with the recently discovered of the relics of St. John the Baptist.

Society » Archaeology | August 30, 2010, Monday // 14:41 | Viewed: 1732

Bulgarian Archeologists Uncover Trojan War Burial Sites

A burial site with three funeral mounds is researched by Bulgarian archeologists near the southern city of Yambol.

Society » Archaeology | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 10:18 | Viewed: 3466

Bulgaria Govt Case for John the Baptist Relics Dealt Heavy Blow

A German historian has denied his comments on the relics recently unearthed in Bulgaria and purported to be John the Baptist, were made on behalf of the Vatican, discrediting the euphoric government.

Society » Archaeology | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 14:19 | Viewed: 3022

UK Expert on Bulgaria's John the Baptist Relicts: Saints Don't Have DNA Profiles

The relics, recently unearthed off Sozopol on Bulgaria's southern coast and purported to be John the Baptist, had been acquired by the island's early monastic settlers in the genuine belief they were holy, a British expert said.

Society » Archaeology | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 13:43 | Viewed: 3293

Greek Archaeologists Claim They Discovered Odysseus' Palace

Greek archaeologists have claimed they have found the palace of Odysseus during excavations on the Ithaca island in the Ionian Sea.

Society » Archaeology | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 16:24 | Viewed: 18072

Bulgaria FinMin: John the Baptist Relics Genuine, Vatican Says So

Bulgaria’s finance minister has expressed confidence the relics, recently unearthed near the coastal town of Sozopol and purported to be John the Baptist, are authentic, apparently looking to the discovery for salvation of a financial sort.

Society » Archaeology | August 22, 2010, Sunday // 11:40 | Viewed: 3993

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: 7196

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: 4782

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: 2943

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: 1573

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: 1597

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: 7766

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: 1787

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: 1954

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: 1907

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: 2171

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: 1957

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: 1972

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: 2669

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: 2168

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: 5895
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria