Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Palace of Mithradates VI Eupator Discovered by Russian Archeologists
5.08.2009 11:57
Palace of Mithradates VI Eupator Discovered by Russian Archeologists
Mithradates VI Eupator

Ruins of the burnt down palace of the ancient king Mithradates VI Eupator have been discovered in Taman Peninsula, on the place of the old city of Phanagoria.
      
      On the site of fire archeologists also found purses with coins, and broken but otherwise well-preserved earthenware.
      
      The found coins are not a hoard: they were abandoned by the kings family and courtiers trying to escape from the fire and violence - the head of the Taman expedition Vladimir Kuznetsov says.
      
      He reminded that Phanagoria, once a Greek colonial settlement, was for several centuries the capital of the Asian part of the Bosporus state. As for Mithradates VI, he lived there about the year 63 BC. Historians assume that a rebellion broke up in the city, and the residents captured the kings daughter and four sons, and set on fire the centre of the city, including the palace, where the kings family lived.
      
      Source: izvestia.ru


Tags:      

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

New Year Fair The Beze Bazar
10.12.2015
Window to Europe in Vyborg Will Show Over 100 Films
29.07.2016
All-Russian Doll Exhibition in Moscow
13.01.2016
Writer Nick Vujicic to Perform in Moscow Kremlin Palace
11.04.2016
Short-Length Film Festival in Moscow this Week-End
17.10.2015



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Russia international  Natasha Poly  Graphic Art  Dmitry Plavinsky  Vladimir Klitchko  Hostel St. Petersburg  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Tver region  Nizhnevartovsk  Russian history  Arkhangelsk Region  Moscow Disneyland  tourism  Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum  EU sanctions  Russian sportsmen  Alexander Sokurov  winter games  Russian animators  Barrows  Museums of Russia  Stroke   Painting  children  Monuments  Space Topography  Volgograd  Archeological Finds  Isaac Levitan  Archeology  Art Criticism  Nikolay Basov  Sochi 2014  Classical Music  Russia-France  Russian actors  St. Petersburg  Russian tourism  Olympics  Pereslavl-Zalessky   Exhibitions in Moscow  Nude  Russian business  Contemporary Arts  Hollywood  Russian Cinema  The Romanov Family  Moscow  Russian Literature  Federal Register of diplomas 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites