Ruins of the Ancient City of Tomis, near Pontus Euxinus (the Black Sea)

Tomis was a city, most probably built around the 7th century, B.C, by Greek inhabitants of the city of Miletus (located in nowadays Anatolian area). It was first mentioned in recorded history by Memnon of Heraclea Pontis in the context of a war between the Byzantines and the settlers of the nearby city of Callatis…

The Museum of Sculpture ‘Ion Jalea’, in Constanța, Romania

Ion Jalea (jale means mourning in Romanian) lived between 1887-1983 and was a Romanian sculptor of realist leanings with marked Romantic influences. Jalea was born and spent his childhood close to the seaside, in an area known as Dobrudja (in a little village near the Danube Delta National Park). His gift for art was encouraged…