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Paleochristian Funeral Art At Tomis

The hypogeum tomb with painted wallsIn 1988, the archeologists C. Chera and V. Lungu discovered, on the outskirts of the late Roman funeral necropolis, an underground construction with one room, which in specialized language is called hypogeum. As the underground entrance

The Adamclisi Monument

TROPAEUM TRAIANIThe two wars led by Emperor Trajan to conquer Dacia in the year 102 and then in 109, left in Dobrogea a unique monument in the provincial Roman art. Trajan's victory in 109 led to the 200 year occupation of Dacia. Fortress and monument built by Emperor

The Day Of The Bear

The Day of the Bear, also known as The Bear's Celebration Day, always occurs around Candlemas. According to most popular beliefs, right after the first snow and before the first frost, the bear starts looking for a shelter or a cave to use as such and, once he has found

A Vision Of Paradise

The Retezat National Park is a vision of paradise, truly one of the wonders of the world An interview with Zoran Acimov, Director of the Retezat National Park, by Ion Longin Popescu The blue-eyed realm, that's how tourist guides introduce the place when they talk

The Dog

They say Elena Ceauşescu used to watch porn films and make love with Şarona and Corbu. The two labradors only ate real sausages, in contempt of a whole nation that didn't even know the taste of meat, gorged as they were with sausages made of soy, grissle and mouse

Animal Representations In Dobrogean Antiquity Art

see Gallery The animal kingdom was amply represented in antiquity; there have been discoveries of representations ranging from the tiniest insects (the ant) to big wild animals (bear, wild bull). These representations reflect either the occupations of the people of those

The Hateg Country Dinosaurs Geo-park

The Hateg Country Dinosaurs Geo-park ( is, above all, the place where history may be studied in all of its layers, but also an area where palaeontologists are on a double watch – for fossils and for dinosaur bone thieves. In 1975, when the representatives of the Bucharest

Fox

Mythology, just like the vernacular, is a product of the folk spirit that does not excel in speculation but finds an unconscious, spontaneous, inspired, and not-at-all roundabout way of expression. Mythology presents in all sincerity the attitude of primitive man towards

Zoomorphic Interpretations In Ancient Constanta

Mithras, 1st century AD, Tomis The God Mithras stabbing the bull, 1st century AD, Gura Dobrogei (animal sacrifices in ancient meteorology)The god Mithras, the divinity of weather prediction A beautiful piece of white marble, discovered at Cumpana, close to Constanta,

Doina Condrea Derer - Silvio Guarnieri. Universitar în România şi Italia, 2009, 196 p.

Silvio Guarnieri (1910–1993), literat italian preocupat deopotrivă de istorie şi cultură în general, de pe poziţia unui intelectual ale cărui principii etice îl legitimează în rolul de instanţă morală, a trăit zece ani în România (1938–1948), perioadă

Pike Fishing World Champions

see article in Romanian Romanians have won the Pike Fishing World Cup!While electrical poachers were plundering the fishing grounds in the Danube Delta, 3000 km to the north, in Lapland, Romanian fishermen managed to demonstrate to their fellow countrymen that pikes may

The Collections Of The ‘Grigore Antipa’ National Museum Of Natural History

see Gallery The cultural and historical essence, identity and creative source of a nation all reside in its cultural heritage. It therefore has considerable historical, aesthetic, sociological and scientific value, and should be protected by society through laws, institutions