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Romania’s History under threat because of a desire for gold

One of the reasons for the conquest of Dacia by the Romans in 106 AD continues to attract foreign interests to Romania even today, the fabled gold of the Rosia Montana region. I had the good fortune to be able to visit Romania in 2004 as part of my PhD research, and I travelled through the Rosia Montana region which is the home to some amazing archaeological sites.

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Recent shipwreck discoveries in the Black Sea

The Romania insider ┬áhas reported that UNESCO┬ádivers have found a previously undiscovered shipwreck believed to date to the second century A.D. in the past week. Continue reading “Recent shipwreck discoveries in the Black Sea”

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