Etichetă: 7529 years of continuity

The first Civilisation of Europe

Happy Birthday 🇷🇴 ROMANIA 🇷🇴 7529 years of continuity … a story never told 🇷🇴 Marija Gimbutas – professor at U.C.L.A. – Civilization and Culture: “Romania is the hearth of what I named Old Europe, a cultural entity of 6.500 – 3.500 B.C., based on a matriarchal society, theocratic, peaceful, loving and creators of art, […]

Bucrania ♰ Cult constructions

Bucrania Sanctuaries Neolithic art, transmitted by myths and legends. Bucranium (plural bucrania; Latin, from Greek βουκράνιον, referring to the skull of an ox) was a form of carved decoration commonly used in Classical architecture. The name is generally considered to originate with the practice of displaying garlanded, sacrificial oxen, whose heads were displayed on the […]

The unbeatable Fortress

⚔️ Suceava Citadel The capital of Moldavia ⚔️ The fortress was first mentioned in 1388, but it was later transformed into a residence castle by Alexander the Good (1400-1432) and strongly fortified by Stephen the Great (1457-1504) when Suceava became the capital of Moldavia. Suceava fortress was built at the end of XIV-th century by […]