Sites & cities that bear the name of Sveshtari


Today in : Bulgaria
First trace of activity : ca. 4th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Mumjilar , Mumjular

Description : The Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari (Bulgarian: Свещарска гробница, romanized: Sveštarska grobnica) is 2.5 km southwest of the village of Sveshtari, Razgrad Province, which is 42 km northeast of Razgrad, in northeast Bulgaria.The tomb is probably the grave of Dromichaetes (Ancient Greek: Δρομιχαίτης, romanized: Dromichaites; c. 300 – c. 280 BC) who was a king of the Getae on both sides of the lower Danube (present day Romania and Bulgaria) around 300 BC, and his wife, the daughter of King Lysimachus (Greek: Λυσίμαχος, Lysimachos; c. 360 BC – 281 BC) who was a general and diadochus (i.e. "successor") of Alexander the Great. The tomb is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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