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History-of-Things
09-01-2012, 02:39 PM
Bulgarian Archaeologists Find Ancient Necropolis of Apollonia (http://www.focus-fen.net/index.php?id=n286121)

Poland Aims to Recover Remains of Auschwitz Hero in Mass Grave of Resistance Fighters (http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Poland-hopes-to-identify-remains-of-Auschwitz-hero-3826554.php)

History-of-Things
09-05-2012, 02:57 PM
Human Impact Felt on Black Sea Long Before Industrial Era (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/09/120904150102.htm)

Ancient Incense Vessel in Shape of Bull's Head Found on Bulgarian Island in Black Sea (http://sofiaglobe.com/2012/08/31/archaeology-incense-vessel-in-shape-of-bulls-head-found-on-island-off-bulgarias-sozopol/)

History-of-Things
09-13-2012, 02:18 PM
Medieval Shipwreck Found in the Danube near Budapest (http://news.discovery.com/history/medieval-shipwreck-danube-120911.html)

History-of-Things
09-17-2012, 04:06 PM
Painted Roman Tomb Found in Corinth (http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/09/2012/painted-roman-tomb-found-in-corinth)

History-of-Things
09-24-2012, 03:55 PM
Third Century Temple, Altars Found at Bulgaria's Perperikon (http://sofiaglobe.com/2012/09/21/archaeology-third-century-temple-ancient-altars-found-at-bulgarias-perperikon/)

Sozopol, Bulgaria, Dig Reveals Skeleton of 5th Century Gambler (http://sofiaglobe.com/2012/09/19/after-vampire-sozopol-archaeological-dig-yields-skeleton-of-gambler/)

Evidence of Neolithic Dentistry from Slovenia (http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0044904)

17th Century Architectural Treasures Retrieved from Vistula River in Poland (http://phys.org/news/2012-09-17th-century-treasures-recovered-poland.html)

History-of-Things
09-27-2012, 11:19 AM
Late Antique Christian Baptismal Fonts Found in Bulgaria (http://sofiaglobe.com/2012/09/27/archaeology-early-christian-baptismal-fonts-found-at-ancient-fortress-site-in-bulgarias-byala/)

Thousand Year-Old Cemetery with Viking Traits Discovered in Central Poland (http://www.thenews.pl/1/9/Artykul/113140,Mystery-endures-over-millenniumyearold-graves)

Oldest Ivory Workshop Discovered in Saxony-Anhalt (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/09/120926092620.htm)

History-of-Things
10-03-2012, 04:47 PM
Archaeological Examination of Palatial Crete (http://www.heritagedaily.com/2012/10/the-archaeological-examination-of-palatial-crete/)

What Recent Finds Reveal About Ancient Illyrian Stronghold in Modern Montenegro (http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/09/2012/coin-hoards-and-pottery-bring-new-insights-to-an-ancient-illyrian-stronghold)

Set of Remarkable Medieval Pen Nibs Found in Bulgaria (http://www.focus-fen.net/index.php?id=n288661)

History-of-Things
10-08-2012, 03:43 PM
Dig Launched for Recovery of Remains of Victims of Communist Expansion in Poland (http://www.thenews.pl/1/9/Artykul/114296,New-dig-launched-in-Poland-for-victims-of-communist-terror)

On a Classical Era Cypriot Shipwreck (http://www.cyprus-mail.com/cyprus/mazotos-wreck-could-shed-light-ancient-shipbuilding/20121006)

Sprawling Minoan Building Found in Crete (http://www.ansamed.info/ansamed/en/news/nations/greece/2012/10/04/Archaeology-Crete-3500-year-old-Minoan-building-found_7576073.html)

Nazi Textbook Intended to Train Youngsters to Rule Britain (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/world-war-two/9565779/Nazi-textbook-painted-Britain-as-land-of-Shakespeare-and-Fascist-supporters.html)

History-of-Things
10-14-2012, 03:08 PM
Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Agora in Cyprus
http://greece.greekreporter.com/2012/10/14/cyprus-archaeologists-explore-ancient-shopping-mall/

Elk Shaped Geoglyph in Russia
http://www.foxnews.com/science/2012/10/12/mysterious-elk-shaped-structure-discovered-in-russia/?intcmp=features

World's Oldest Ever Person (?) Dies in Georgian Village
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/was-she-really-132-worlds-oldest-ever-person-antisa-khvichava-dies-in-remote-georgian-village-8202514.html

Claim that Europe's Oldest Town has been Found in Bulgaria
http://sofiaglobe.com/2012/10/08/archaeology-europes-oldest-town-found-near-bulgarias-varna-professor-says/

History-of-Things
10-18-2012, 03:01 PM
Archaeologists Uncover Sizable Roman Mosaic in Downtown Sofia
http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=144160

First Century Child's Grave Unearthed in Austria
http://austrianindependent.com/news/General_News/2012-10-15/12400/Baby_grave_found_by_builders

History-of-Things
10-23-2012, 04:26 PM
Experts Find Neolithic Evidence in Southern Greek Cave
http://www.wbez.org/sections/lifestyle/fox-hole-opens-passage-neolithic-past-possibly-hades-103199

History-of-Things
11-15-2012, 04:01 PM
Thracian Gold Treasure Discovered in Bulgaria (Pictures)
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/11/pictures/121109-thracian-gold-hoard-treasure-bulgaria-science/

Serbian Early Neolithic Hoard Analyzed
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121106085132.htm

On the Reading of Paleolithic Fertility Figures
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21628900.300-palaeoporn-weve-got-it-all-wrong.html?cmpid=RSS|NSNS|2012-GLOBAL|online-news

New Study Finds that Otzi was a Native of Central Europe
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/49760676/ns/technology_and_science-science/#.UKT2eD15ddh

Jean M
11-19-2012, 08:58 PM
Slavic Origins. A Linguistic-Historical Workshop (http://www.ocla.ox.ac.uk/pdf/poster_slavic_origins.pdf)
Wolfson College, Oxford, 10 December 2012
organized by Ilya Yakubovich and Marek Jankowiak

History-of-Things
11-21-2012, 07:55 PM
Previously Unknown Ancient City Found on Crete
http://www.archaiologia.gr/en/blog/2012/11/14/an-ancient-city-1200-100-bc-comes-to-light-at-krousona/

Did Ancient Neanderthals Sail the Mediterranean?
http://news.yahoo.com/ancient-mariners-did-neanderthals-sail-mediterranean-192112855.html

The Architectural Heritage of Olomouc, Czech Republic
http://www.radio.cz/en/section/spotlight/olomouc-a-treasure-trove-of-historical-architecture-1

Tycho Brahe Died of Burst Bladder, not Poisoning (Yes, I know he was Danish, but he died in the Czech Republic)
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/49858043/ns/technology_and_science-science/#.UK0nij15ddh

History-of-Things
12-13-2012, 04:51 AM
How did the Oracle at Delphi Really Prophesize?
http://news.discovery.com/history/how-did-the-oracle-at-delphi-really-prophesize-121205.html

Basilica from Time of Constantine Found in Sofia
http://sofiaglobe.com/2012/12/12/archaeology-basilica-from-the-time-of-constantine-the-great-found-at-sofias-serdica-west-gate/

Ceramic from North Central Poland Reveals Cheese Making in Northern Europe Dates Back to 7000 Years Ago
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121212134044.htm

Baltic Crusades Caused Extinctions, End to Pagan Practices
http://www.livescience.com/25302-baltic-crusades-caused-deforestation-extinctions.html

lgmayka
12-14-2012, 12:45 AM
Slavic Origins. A Linguistic-Historical Workshop (http://www.ocla.ox.ac.uk/pdf/poster_slavic_origins.pdf)
The workshop's poster asks this intriguing question:
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is Slavic a partially restructured vernacular?
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This book (http://www.amazon.com/Languages-Contact-Partial-Restructuring-Vernaculars/dp/0521430518) describes "partially restructured vernaculars":
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Accounting for the structural differences between "non-creole" language varieties (such as African-American English, Afrikaans and Brazilian Vernacular Portuguese) and the European source languages out of which they grew, John Holm argues that these differences resulted from "partial restructuring". Whereas some of the source languages' morphological and syntactic features were retained, a significant number of features from the non-native speakers' languages were also introduced. Holm identifies the linguistic processes leading to partial restructuring, bringing into focus an aspect of contact-induced language change which has previously not been analyzed.
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The notion of Common Slavic being a partially restructured vernacular suggests, perhaps, that Slavic was not merely a small Balto-Slavic dialect that unilaterally expanded across half a continent. Rather, it may have accommodated itself in some ways to the pre-existing dialects and languages of the region it eventually came to pervade. Perhaps this is why Wikipedia calls Proto-Slavic innovative (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balto-Slavic_languages#Modern_interpretation). A linguist refers to a language or dialect as innovative when it evolves much more rapidly than ordinarily expected.
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In their [Ivanov and Toporov] framework, Proto-Slavic is a peripheral and innovative Balto-Slavic dialect which suddenly expanded, due to a conjunction of historical circumstances, and effectively erased all the other Balto-Slavic dialects, except in the marginal areas where Lithuanian, Latvian and Old Prussian developed.
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History-of-Things
12-23-2012, 05:56 AM
Temple of Poseidon Discovered in Bulgaria's Sozopol
http://sofiaglobe.com/2012/12/16/archaeology-temple-of-poseidon-found-in-bulgarias-sozopol/

Intact Roman Mosaic Floors Discovered in Northeastern Greece
http://greece.greekreporter.com/2012/12/14/mosaic-floor-unearthed-in-didymoteicho/

In Greece, Lost Tombstones Recovered from Destroyed Jewish Cemetery
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/world/americas/in-brazil-caves-would-be-lost-in-mining-project.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

Dating Linear Pottery Ware Wooden Lined Wells (to ca. 5000 BCE)
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121220080130.htm

History-of-Things
01-08-2013, 03:03 PM
Bulgaria Claims Find of Temple of Priapus
http://sofiaglobe.com/2013/01/06/archaeology-bulgaria-claims-find-of-temple-to-priapus/

Over 300 Ceramic Figurines Unearthed on Neolithic Site in Greece
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/01/130107082220.htm

Images of Africans in Ancient Greece
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/01/2013/bust-of-memnon-images-of-blacks-in-ancient-greece

History-of-Things
01-31-2013, 05:27 PM
Ancient Gold Wreath Found in Thessaloniki Subway Dig
http://greece.greekreporter.com/2013/01/28/ancient-gold-wreath-in-thessaloniki-subway/

History-of-Things
02-05-2013, 03:13 PM
Stadel Lion Man Redated and Found to be Earliest Known Work of Figure Sculpture Yet Known (40k B.P.)
http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Ice-Age-iLion-Mani-is-worlds-earliest-figurative-sculpture/28595

History-of-Things
02-22-2013, 12:48 PM
Treasure Filled Warrior's Grave (about 2,200 years old) Found in Russian Caucasus
http://www.livescience.com/27275-ancient-treasure-warrior-grave.html
http://www.livescience.com/27271-ancient-treasure-caucasus.html

Well Preserved Roman Bath Remains Found in Bulgaria
http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=147946

Early Humans of Southeastern Europe were of a Different Sort than their Western Europe Cousins
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/december-2012/article/early-humans-in-southeast-europe-were-of-a-different-sort-say-researchers

Swiss Dolmen Reveals Rituals of the Neolithic
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/02/2013/swiss-dolmen-reveals-rituals-of-the-neolithic

History-of-Things
07-10-2013, 05:52 PM
Explorations of an Ancient Greek Colony on the Crimea
http://eu.greekreporter.com/2013/07/06/chersonesus-crimea-2300-year-old-massacre/

X-Rays Unlock Secret of Ancient Greek Battle Wound
http://www.livescience.com/37929-deadly-barbed-arrowhead-revealed-by-xray.html

Swastika Shaped Tree Plantings in German Forests
http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/mystery-of-nazi-swastikas-in-the-forests-a-909726.html#ref=nl-international

History-of-Things
07-15-2013, 07:42 AM
"Vampire" Graves Uncovered in Southern Poland
http://www.thenews.pl/1/9/Artykul/141129,Vampire-graveyard-found-in-Poland

Historic Gravestones from Vienna Jewish Cemetery, Buried to Escape Nazi Destruction, Re-discovered
http://www.khou.com/news/world/214878701.html
http://www.redding.com/news/2013/jul/14/ancient-jewish-tombstones-found-vienna/
http://www.timesofisrael.com/centuries-old-jewish-tombstones-found-in-vienna/

History-of-Things
07-27-2013, 03:12 PM
Cultural Heritage Activists Warn of Destruction of Russia's Monuments
http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Cultural-heritage-activists-warn-against-the-destruction-of-Russian-monuments/30089

Bulgarian Archaeologists Unearth Thracian Temple and Sanctuary of Zeus and Hera
http://sofiaglobe.com/2013/07/22/archaeology-thracian-temple-sanctuary-of-zeus-and-hera-found-in-bulgarias-sredna-gora/

GPR Survey of Church in Stebark, Poland, May Reveal Burial of Knights Connected with Battle of Grunwald
http://www.naukawpolsce.pap.pl/en/news/news,396351,church-in-stebark---possible-burial-place-of-the-knights-of-grunwald.html

Dutch Tourist in Eastern Germany Reels in WWII Anti-Tank Shell
http://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/dutch-tourist-reels-in-anti-tank-weapon-while-fishing-a-912449.html#ref=nl-international

Renewed Excavations at Vogelherd Cave, Germany, Find Paleolithic Carved Head that Fits Figurine Found in 1931, and Identifies it as a Lion
http://www.sci-news.com/archaeology/science-mammoth-ivory-figurine-germany-01240.html
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/07/130718101101.htm