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Preslav Peev; Bogdan Prodanov
•    Prof. DSc. Oleksandr Trofymchuk, UKRAINE 
•    Prof. Dr. hab. oec. Baiba Rivza, LATVIA
The present paper aims to mark the current status of knowledge regarding the area of the Town of Sozopol (ancient Apollonia Pontica) and its future research. The combination of geological and geomorphological data with the acquired archaeological and historical information can restore the ancient landscape of the study area. The research is focused on the landscape of Sozopol and its surroundings, due to it being among the most important areas in the history of the Western Black Sea. A mechanism for the formation of the tombola between the Skamni Peninsula and the mainland is proposed, as well as a relative dating of its formation. All of this is the result of the successful use of geological, geomorphological and archaeological information, taking into account the age of archaeological sites. Multidisciplinary investigation of ancient archaeological sites is a key research field for systematic investigation. The research used a number of methods characteristic of the Earth sciences as well as the humanities. The knowledge with regards to the evolution of the historical topography of Apollonia Pontica as well as the main features of the ancient environment of the city and its surroundings, is still limited. The article offers options for future scientific perspectives for more detailed and precise restoration of the archaeological landscapes in the study area.
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The present study is part of the project „The "land-sea" interaction along the Western Black Sea: geoarchaeological and historical-geographical study“, funded by the National Science Fund of the Ministry of Education and Sciences of the Republic of Bulgaria (Grant Agreement no KП-06-Н-70/4). The authors thank the anonymous reviewer for carefully reading our manuscript and for insightful comments and suggestions.
Proceedings of 23rd International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2023
23rd International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2023, 03 - 09 July, 2023
Proceedings Paper
STEF92 Technology
International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference-SGEM
SWS Scholarly Society; Acad Sci Czech Republ; Latvian Acad Sci; Polish Acad Sci; Russian 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; Russian Acad Arts; Turkish Acad Sci.
03 - 09 July, 2023
Black Sea, Bulgaria, coastal geomorphology, tombolo, Sozopol