Dagger and Ornamental Sheath (end of the 1st century CE) -- Gold, turquoise, sard, iron. Unearthed in a Dachi burial site, Rostov Region (Russia). On display at Azov Museum of History, Archaeology and Paleontology.

Dagger and Ornamental Sheath Date of interment: last quarter of the century AD Gold, turquoise, sard, iron Rostov Region, south-east vicinity of Azov Dachi burial site. Barrow No.

Peretu helmet. Was there a mysterious brotherhood of Thracian kings?

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Decebalus, the Dacian king, rock carving on Trajans Column, Rome

Decebalus, the Dacian king, rock carving on Trajans Column, Rome

(Hun) Gold vessel from the Treasure of Sânnicolau Mare (Romania), an important hoard of early medieval Gold vessels (from 6th to 10th c. CE). The vase is decorated with a scene related to the mythology of semi-nomadic peoples of Central Asia, including Hungarians, Huns, Scythians, Khazars, Avars & Slavs. However, Central Asian, Sassanid & Byzantine influences are predominant.

Gold vessel from the Treasure of Sânnicolau Mare (Romania), an important hoard of early medieval gold vessels from the centuries AD

Zalmoxis/Zamolxis/Salmoxis/Zalmoxe was the high God of the Dacians and (most of) their sub-tribes. It is unclear whether Zalmoxis was a man, namely a slave of Pythagoras, who then was elevated into “Godhood” or not. We only know that he was and is worshipped as a God, albeit with the connotation “man-God”, which might just as well describe his role as the “God of man(kind), the main god, “All-father figure” et al.)

Zalmoxianism (Romanian Paganism)

Zalmoxis/Zamolxis/Salmoxis/Zalmoxe was the high God of the Dacians and (most of) their sub-tribes. It is unclear whether Zalmoxis was a man, namely a slave of Pythagoras, who then was elevated into “Godhood” or not. We only know that he was and is worshipped as a God, albeit with the connotation “man-God”, which might just as well describe his role as the “God of man(kind), the main god, “All-father figure” et al.)

The Dacian Draco was the standard and ensign of troops of the ancient Eastern European Dacian people, which can be seen in the hands of the soldiers of Decebalus in several scenes depicted on Trajan's Column in Rome, Italy.

The Dacian Draco was the standard and ensign of troops of the ancient Eastern European Dacian people, which can be seen in the hands of the soldiers of Decebalus in several scenes depicted on Trajan's Column in Rome, Italy.

ulpia traiana dacica

Tara Hategului: Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa - the Capital City of Dacians

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