Archive for the ‘Archaeology’ Category

Pilgrims pay respect to the ‘miracle rabbi’ who healed a future president

Pilgrims pay respect to the ‘miracle rabbi’ who healed a future president
At the grave of Rabbi Moses Teitelbaum, Sátoraljaújhely synagogue. Pilgrims pay respect to the ‘miracle rabbi’ who healed a future president,  By James Brewer Very few professed Jews live among the 15, 000 population of the northern Hungarian town of Sátoraljaújhely, but a 19thcentury religious...
August 8th, 2014 | Archaeology, Charity, Religion | Read More

Incalculable value: Golden Treasure of Košice is shining brightly after 325 years

Incalculable value: Golden Treasure of Košice is shining brightly after 325 years
The Golden Treasure of Košice. Photo copyright www. visitkosice.eu Incalculable value: Golden Treasure of Košice is shining brightly after 325 years,  By James Brewer At today’s gold commodity price, a cache of riches stored in a strong-room near the centre of the city of Košice, eastern Slovakia,...
August 8th, 2014 | Archaeology, Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Jewelry, Religion | Read More

Evidence of ancient commerce between Greece and central Europe is on display…

Evidence of ancient commerce between Greece and central Europe is on display…
Zemplín Museum, Michalovce. Evidence of ancient commerce between Greece and central Europe is on display in Slovak city of Michalovce,  By James Brewer A depiction of two-wheeled chariots from the Bronze Age provides an intriguing link between the Ancient Greeks and the early civilisations of central...
August 8th, 2014 | Archaeology, People and Places, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

In search of the Jewish pre-war societies…

In search of the Jewish  pre-war societies…
Old synagogue of Kráľovský Chlmec. In search of the Jewish  pre-war societies of eastern Slovakia and northern Hungary,  By James Brewer Tracking down what remains of the of once-thriving Jewish communities in largely-rural eastern Slovakia takes patience. Much of the physical infrastructure has...
August 7th, 2014 | Archaeology, Featured, Holidays, Paintings and Sculpture, Religion, Tourism | Read More

Anchored in a rich history, the Bulgarian town of Sozopol unearths…

Anchored in a rich history, the Bulgarian town of Sozopol unearths…
Sozopol harbour. Anchored in a rich history, the Bulgarian town of Sozopol unearths the ancient tools of maritime trade,  By James Brewer The sands of time will wipe out most remnants of any civilisation, but traces of maritime trade will stubbornly survive. Under water and on land near the Black Sea,...
July 2nd, 2014 | Archaeology, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, News, Ports & Terminals, Religion, Reports, Tourism | Read More