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  • Date: 11-03-2015, 12:38
11-03-2015, 12:38

Head of the German LIMES Commission, Prof. Dr. C. Sebastian Sommer, holding a conference in Cluj

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Head of the German LIMES Commission, Prof. Dr. C. Sebastian Sommer, holding a conference in ClujProf. Dr. C. Sebastian Sommer, head of the German LIMES Commission, professor of Bamberg University, chief-conservator of the Bavarian Monuments Authority, will be holding a conference on March 11, in Cluj, called ‘Expanding the UNESCO-WHS: Frontiers of the Roman Empire’. The conference, organized by the National Museum of Transylvanian History, will be held from 16:00, at Croitorilor Tower (str. Baba Novac no. 35). As announced by the organizers, the lecture of Prof. Dr. C. Sebastian Sommer will focus on different case studies, being presented in detail the current situation of Roman archaeological sites that make up the Roman frontier in Germany, focusing on presenting the history and structure of the current system of promotion and management of the Roman frontiers.
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  • Date: 11-03-2015, 12:35
11-03-2015, 12:35

Authorities in central Romania want to include local sites of former Roman Empire Limes into UNESCO heritage list

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The Cluj county council and the Transylvania National History Museum have started the proceedings to include the Roman Limes – the Northern border of Dacia the Roman province – in the UNESCO Heritage, in order to protect the historic sites that still exist.
The Roman sites in Cluj county, which were part of the Northern border of Dacia during the Roman domination, are made of towers, fortifications and artificial dams, and are located at Turda (Potaissa), Bologa and Hodisu (Poieni village), Negreni, Gherla and Căşeiu. The county council wants to revamp these sites and prepare them for tourists.

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