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Early Christian ‘Bishop's Basilica’ in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, reveals hidden secrets

Built between the 4th and 5th century AD in the Roman city of Philippopopolis, nowadays Plovdiv, the Bishop’s Basilica is one of the most important Christian places of worship found in Bulgaria dating from that period. Floor mosaics from the basilica [Credit: Plovdiv Municipality]After years of decay, it was discovered by accident in 1980s. Its restoration began in 2015 on the initiative of the America for Bulgaria Foundation. This...

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