Stork's nest Archita, Romania

White storks nesting, Romania - photo by Bob Gibbons

in 1965, in Philippi (Greece) was discovered a tombstone of a Roman officer. It turned out to be of the leader of the unit that was tasked by the Emperor Trajan to track down Decebalus, the last of the Dacian kings.

Tombstone of the Roman officer Tiberius Claudius Maximus who defeated Decebalus the last Dacian king. The stele was found at Philippi, in Greece where the officer ended his life

The Helmet of Iron Gates (Romania) is a silver helmet dating from the 4th century BC, housed in the Detroit Institute of Arts, USA. Dacian

Thracian ~ The Helmet of Iron Gates (Romania) is a silver helmet dating from the century BC, housed in the Detroit Institute of Arts, USA.

King George V, Queen Mary, KIng Ferdinand and Queen Marie of Romania at Buckingham Palace, 1924

Regele-Ferdinand-I. Principe de Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen)-si-Regina-Maria a Romäniei (näsc. Principesa de Sachsen Coburg si Gotha)-alaturi-de- värul ei Regele-George-al-v-lea-si-Regina-Mary- a Barea-Britanie (näsc.

Decebal, king of Dacians

Decebalus (ruled was the last king of Dacia.

silver rhyton Poroina Romania 500-300 BC riton argint getic mitologie geto-dacica si traca

silver rhyton 500-300 BC romania getae dacian and thracians motifs argint geto-dacilor

silver rhyton BC romania getae dacian and thracians motifs argint geto-dacilor

The oldest cave paintings in Central Europe, estimated at between 23 000 and 35 000 BP, have been discovered by a team of Romanian speleologists at the Coliboaia Cave, Campani, Bihor County, western Romania

See the oldest cave paintings in Central Europe, at Coliboaia Cave in the Apuseni Mountains

Trajan Column XVII (25) 62 detail- Decebalus conducting the first battle from his vantage point.   Among the most impressive scenes of the battle is the “Carrying of the injured Dacian youth”. The group around the wounded youth seems to be a product of  Hellenistic pattern books.  Such groups occur often on sarcophagi. The composition is in a pyramid form, with Decebalus being at the top of the pyramid.

Trajan Column XVII 62 detail- Decebalus conducting the first battle from…

Ancient coin, depicting a Dacian soldier

Ancient coin, depicting a Dacian soldier

Le trésor, daté de 350 à 450 avant JC Sevso, Dacian culture

Le trésor, daté de 350 à 450 avant JC Sevso,Romania Dacian culture

The Lost World of Old Europe: The Danube Valley, 5000 3500 BC - YouTube

Introduction video of the exhibition of the Lost World of Old Europe in New York 2010

The Dacians – Romanians Ancestors dacian  gold

The Dacians – Romanians Ancestors dacian gold

Dromichetes Rhyton, Piscul Crasani, Romania Dacian  culture

Getian and Dacian Kings

New theories show that the approximate Danubian space of Romania, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Hungary might have been inhabited by the first high culture of the world, long preceding Mesopotamian civilization. It might be the cradle of the world. More: http://romanianhistoryandculture.webs.com/thedanubianculture.htm  / Cea mai veche scriere din lume e cea de la Tărtăria -- România- Civilizația Danubiană este prima mare civilizație din istorie, mai veche decât cea sumeriană ( leagănul civilizației).

Romania, a legendary country Historic sources trace the origins of European civilization in the arch of Carpathian Mountains and in the lower Danube River basin to the Black Sea area.

- Romanian History and Culture gold  horseman  jewelry

Thracians and the Getai - Romanian History and Culture

Dacians (ep2) (RO)

Dacians (ep2) (RO)

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