Interesting facts

Interesting historical facts

The oldest traces of life on the Balkan peninsula were found in the Bacho Kiro cave near Dryanovo. Homo sapiens settled for the first time in this cave potentially 46,940 years ago. This means that homo sapiens had come to Europe several milleniums earlier than it was believed so far.

The Wulfila Bible, also known as the Gothic Bible, is the oldest written document, a translation from Greek into the newly created Gothic alphabet. The translation was made in Nicopolis ad Istrum by Bishop Wulfila. Nowadays the Bible is stored in Sweden.