Archaeological Museum of Plovdiv
Plovdiv's Archaeological Museum boasts one of the richest collections of artifacts related to the history of this city, among the most famous ancient towns on the Balkan Peninsula.
This fertile, sheltered region attracted settlers in ancient times. Today dozens of sites clustered around Perperikon reveal layer upon layer of archaeological remains. Go to this website to learn about Orpheus, Dionysus, and the Thracians and the treasures they left behind.
Thracology Page by Sonya Ilieva
A site dedicated to Thracian history and culture and its ties to other European civilizations, including those of the Greeks, Celts, and Romans.
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