The leading European heritage organization Europa Nostra and the European Investment Bank Institute announced the Roman archaeological site of Golemo Gradiste as one of the 11 monuments and sites shortlisted for ‘The 7 Most Endangered’ program 2014.
Gradiste has been under investigation by an international team sponsored by Gettysburg College and the Museum of Macedonia, Skopje. The co-directors of the site are Carolyn Snively, Professor of Classics at Gettysburg, and Senior Curator at the Museum of Macedonia.
Gradiste is the site of a late Antique city in the Roman province of Dardania. Its fortifications and churches display the initial development of European urbanism and religious architecture.
In order to protect the rare structures’ remains from the weather, looters, and further decay in general, emergency measures are required.
Read more about the 11 European sites nominated for “The 7 Most Endangered” sites.