Thracian

  • (noun): A Thraco-Phrygian language spoken by the ancient people of Thrace but extinct by the early Middle Ages.

Some articles on thracian, thracians:

Classification Of Thracian - Hypothesized Links - Albanian
... A hypothesis that the Thracian and the Albanian language together form a branch of the Indo-European language remains one of the major current theories ... are a number of close cognates between Thracian and Albanian, but this may indicate only that Thracian and Albanian are related but not very closely related ... great changes in the Albanian language since Thracian times, and it remains difficult to demonstrate that Albanian and Thracian were any closer than Albanian and for example ...
Borino - History - Ancient History
... Two-thousand years ago in the surrounding areas of Borino lived the Thracian tribe of Bessi ... From these tribes have been discovered Thracian burial mounds on the Turlata Peak, located near Borino, and many shrines scattered throughout the area ... The Shrine of Dionysius in the Rhodopes and the musical culture of the Thracians are connected with the name of the mythological Rhodope singer Orpheus ...
Dragoynovo - History
... was probably a local centre of the Thracian aristocracy within the Odrysian kingdom ... A high concentration of Thracian tumuli has been registered in the area ... in Ezerovo near Dragoyna bearing an inscription that is thought to be in Thracian using the Greek alphabet ...
Spartacus - Origins
... The ancient sources agree that Spartacus was a Thracian ... Plutarch describes him as "a Thracian of Nomadic stock" ... Appian says he was "a Thracian by birth, who had once served as a soldier with the Romans, but had since been a prisoner and sold for a Gladiator" ...
Lukovit Treasure
... The Lukovit Treasure (Bulgarian Луковитско съкровище) is a silver Thracian treasure found in 1953 near the town of Lukovit, Lovech Province, north-western ... There are also depictions of equestrians, typical for the Thracian art ... These scenes in the Thracian art bear a certain social meaning ...