Temple of Thracian God Dionysius discovered in Bulgaria

June 2nd, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by admin  

Washington, June 2 (ANI): Geo-radar examinations have suggested the presence of the temple of the Thracian God Dionysius in Bulgaria.

Reported in Kazanluk city, the temple is probably located in the mound Goliama Kosmatka near Shipka town in Central Bulgaria.

According to Kosio Zarev, the director of local History Museum, the researches showed that immediately over the Sevt IIIs tomb, revealed three years ago, is located a premises, similar to a temple, in which left outlet was defined a presence of big bronze statute.

The scientists believe that the discovery treats the unrevealed until now, but existing in ancient times temple of Dionysius, for who is known for sure that was by the river valley of Tundja River (South - Eastern Bulgaria).

Kosio Zarev supposes that firstly was created the temple pf Dionysius by Sevt himself, who had praised the God of Fruitfulness.

According to the Kazanluk Museums chief, the temple was active until the moment it was turned into a religious spot.

If in the mound of Goliama Kosmatka will be discovered the disappearing temple of the Thracian God, the valley will become a big scientific sensation worldwide. (ANI)

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