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Title: THE LOST (ОR FORGOTTEN) ISLANDS OF THE WESTERN BLACK SEA

THE LOST (ОR FORGOTTEN) ISLANDS OF THE WESTERN BLACK SEA
Preslav Peev; Bogdan Prodanov
10.5593/sgem2022/1.1
1314-2704
English
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1.1
•    Prof. DSc. Oleksandr Trofymchuk, UKRAINE 
•    Prof. Dr. hab. oec. Baiba Rivza, LATVIA
In the restoration of the historical and geographical conditions of today's Bulgarian lands, historical sources and documents of different origin, character and purpose come into use. The lack of sufficiently complete and accurate information about the development and dynamics of coastal archaeological landscapes in the narrative source material enhances the importance of medieval and renaissance maps of the Black Sea basin, which are an invaluable source of information. The combination of this information, together with the acquired archeological finds and the data from coastal and underwater geomorphological research, with great scientific reliability can restore the ancient appearance of certain objects. The study examined a large number of medieval and renaissance maps representing the port system on the Western Black Sea coast. The images of islands that do not exist today make a vivid impression. In order to be depicted on the navigational charts, it is obvious that they were important to the sailors of that time (hiding places, reef dangers, etc.). In the analysis of the old maps with the modern bathymetric map, as well as the conducted sea research, it was established that the locations of the depicted islands coincide with the places of modern rocky banks. The article offers options for their origin.
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The present study is part of the project „Inventory of Late Antique and Medieval ports along the Western Black Sea“ funded by the National Science Fund of the Ministry of Education and Sciences of the Republic of Bulgaria (Grant Agreement no KП-06- Austria/11) and the Centre for International Cooperation & Mobility (ICM) of the Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD) of the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF).
conference
Proceedings of 22nd International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2022
22nd International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2022, 04 - 10 July, 2022
Proceedings Paper
STEF92 Technology
International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM
SWS Scholarly Society; Acad Sci Czech Republ; Latvian Acad Sci; Polish Acad Sci; Serbian Acad Sci and Arts; Natl Acad Sci Ukraine; Natl Acad Sci Armenia; Sci Council Japan; European Acad Sci, Arts and Letters; Acad Fine Arts Zagreb Croatia; Croatian Acad Sci and Arts; Acad Sci Moldova; Montenegrin Acad Sci and Arts; Georgian Acad Sci; Acad Fine Arts and Design Bratislava; Turkish Acad Sci.
41-48
04 - 10 July, 2022
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Black Sea, Medieval Ages, rocky banks, sea level changes, bathymetric data

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