Mihai Stefan Florea

Mihai Stefan Florea
Muzeul Naţional de Istorie a României · Department of History (historical cartography)

PhD

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Introduction
Mihai Stefan Florea currently works at the Department of History (historical cartography), Muzeul Naţional de Istorie a României. Mihai does research in Cartography and Geoinformatics (GIS). Their current project is 'cartography at MNIR collection'.
Additional affiliations
April 2014 - present
Muzeul Naţional de Istorie a României
Position
  • Responsible for the Historical Cartography Archive
February 2014 - present
Muzeul Naţional de Istorie a României
Position
  • Head of Department
October 2006 - February 2014
Muzeul Naţional de Istorie a României
Position
  • Museographer
Education
October 2012 - July 2014
Faculty of History - University of Bucharest
Field of study
  • Archaeology

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Publications (34)
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Through time, both natural and cultural heritage have unfortunately been under threat due to multiple environmental and human-induced factors, which are likely to trigger various hazards such as soil erosion, landslides, or land collapse. The analysis of old cartographic material, aerial imagery, and satellite imagery has been used in multiple stud...
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L’objet de cet article est de présenter les données chrono-stratigraphiques de la première surface d’occupation du tell Luncavița, lieu-dit « Cetățuia » (dép. de Tulcea), c’est-à-dire la partie nord-est du celui-ci. Il a pour but de donner un cadre chronologique et fonctionnel pour les études spécialisées (culture matérielle, données paléo-économiq...
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Galeşu (currently Nazarcea village, Poarta Albă commune, Constanţa County) is one of the forced labour camps established in the early 1950s during the construction works for the Danube – Black Sea Canal, probably the most ambitious project in the history of modern Romania. Although the colony is mentioned in memoirs and the specialised literature d...
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This paper focuses on Eneolithic child burials discovered in the Sultana-Malu Roşu cemetery, southeastern Romania (c. 5000–4000 cal. BC). The associated burial practices may implicitly re ect, through the inclusion of grave goods or other features such as the treatment of the body and the position of the burial within the funerary area, the potenti...
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The article presents the results of the archaeological research carried out in 2012, 2014 and 2015 at Galeşu/ Nazarcea (Poarta Albă commune, Constanţa County), in an area where, according to the information provided by several former political prisoners and locals, there once was a forced labour camp on the line of the Danube-Black Sea Canal. This...
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his paper focuses on the Eneolithic children burials discovered in the Sultana-Malu Rosu cemetery, Romania (ca. 5000-4000 cal BC). These burial practices may implicitly reflect, through grave goods or other features (such as body treatment and position within the funerary area), the potential symbolic significance of children and their connection t...
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In this article the authors present the results of the archaeological researches conducted by "Delta du Danube” Franco-Romanian team at the tell-settlement in Lunca (Ceamurlia de Jos Village, Tulcea County). A preliminary analysis of the archaeological material discovered at the surface is realized and the stratigraphy of the site - as shown in sur...
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Cuvânt înainte / Note from the editors Ideea acestui demers a apărut în urmă cu câțiva ani, când, căutând în Arhiva Institutului de Arheologie „Vasile Pârvan“ din București după alte informații, am găsit planurile, desenele, notele, rapoartele și însemnările de șantier ale lui Mihai Șimon. Primul lucru care ne-a frapat a fost deosebita lor acurate...
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The present text is a preamble of proposed archaeological excavations in the former forced labor camp from the communist period at Poarta Albă, Dobrudja, Eastern Romania. In the 1950s thousands of persons were arrested for political and/ or religious reasons and sent to Poarta Albă to work for the construction of the Danube– Black Sea Canal ; many...
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The village of Ardeu (pl. I) is well known in the archaeological world for discoveries belonging to different epochs. In 2001 the field investigations were resumed and since then, some research reports, studies and archaeological notes have been published. The site has also been subject to many scientific presentations on local, national and intern...
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Discovered in 2011 by the Chronos team, the tell from Vătaşi Măgura is located at the limit between the floodplain and the lower left terrace of the Dâmbovnic river; in the vicinity, there are a few springs, at approximately 820 meters West from the village church. At the foot of the terrace, a small stream flows, a left tributary of the Dâmbovnic...
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The study of funerary rites and rituals used by different prehistoric communities is one of the most difficult issues of the scientific research, because of the complexity of the phenomenon itself and the so-called "opacity" of the archaeological discovery. Given these conditions, the subject needs careful attention, both from the perspective of th...
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Les fouilles archéologiques conduites sur l'habitat Chalcolithique de Taraschina (com. Maliuc), permettent de jeter un regard nouveau sur la question du peuplement des zones littorales de la mer Noire durant le 5 ème millénaire avant notre ère. La mise au jour de cet habitat préhistorique, aujourd'hui partiellement submergé par les eaux du delta du...
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In the last decades, ground‐penetrating radar (GPR) has been successfully used in archaeological and forensic anthropological applications to locate relatively shallow features, even though the technique can also probe deeper into the ground. GPR is a non‐destructive method based on the propagation of electromagnetic waves in soil, rocks or other m...
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The paper presents in detail the method used to acquire 2D and 3D representations for the Large Tower of the Roman fortress from Noviodunum (Isaccea, Tulcea County). The available implements were a total station, a digital camera and some software for handling data. The method is not new by any rate, but well fitted to the aims – recording archaeol...
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Résumé: Les fouilles archéologiques conduites sur l'habitat Chalcolithique de Taraschina (Mila 23, commune de Crişan, dep. de Tulcea), permettent de jeter un nouveau regard sur la plus ancienne occupation préhistorique avérée dans le delta du Danube. L'habitat de Taraschina forme actuellement une paléo-topographie bombée qui émerge d'environ 1 m au...
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The use of cartographic documents and descriptive data related to the landscape surrounding archaeological sites can be an efficient method to show how human interventions alter the configuration of the environment. With the help of increasingly more accessible modern methods and equipment (such as GPS, GIS, Total Station), cartographic documents c...
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Depuis 2009, l'Institut de Recherche Eco-Muséographique de Tulcea développe un projet le recherche "Société et environnement dans le delta du Danube" en collaboration avec les laboratoires français et roumain. Depuis 2010, ce projet a obtenu le soutien du Ministère Français des Affaires Etrangères qui a créé la mission archéologique "delta du Danub...
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A series of preliminary evidences concerning the archaeological sites along the banks of the Cociovalişte valley were indicated in the '80s and '90s throughout a series of field-walkings in the area. Yet, during the last decade, the residential development in the areas north to Bucharest impacted such vestiges, only in few cases being possible to u...
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The Eneolithic cemetery is located near the Sultana-Malu Roşu Eneolithic tell, ca. 400 m northeast of the Sultana village, commune of Mânăstirea, in Călăraşi county, southeast Romania. This is a settlement from the second half of the fifth millennium BC (Kodjadermen-Gumelniţa-Karanovo VI complex). Between 2008-2009 we found 17 inhumations graves. T...
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Since 2009, Tulcea Institute for Eco-Museum Research and UMR 5602 Géographie de l'Environement - Toulouse (France) have coordinated the project Société et environement durant le Néolithique et les âges des Métaux dans le delta du Danube (Roumanie). Teritoire des Hommes - Territoire de l'Eau. Considering the Danube's important role in the developmen...
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Începând cu anul 2009, Tulcea Institute for Eco-Museum Research and UMR 5602 GéoÎncepând cu anul 2009, Institutul de Cercetări Eco-Muzeale Tulcea şi UMR 5602 Géographie de l'Environement – Toulouse (Franţa) coordonează proiectul Société et environement durant le Néolithique et les âges des Métaux dans le delta du Danube (Roumanie). Teritoire des Ho...
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The Sultana-Malu Roşu Eneolithic tell is located 400 m North-East of Sultana village, commune of Mânăstirea, in the Călăraşi county, South-East Romania. This is a settlement from the second half of the fifth millennium (Kodjadermen-Gumelniţa-Karanovo VI complex). Sultana-Malu Roşu was the first Gumelniţa site to be submitted to scientific research,...
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L’objet de cet article est de porter une réflexion méthodologique sur l’utilisation des Systèmes d’Information Géographiques appliqués à l’étude d’un petit territoire du Midi de la France durant la période Chalcolithique, c’est-à-dire entre 3200 et 2200 B.C. Il s’agira plus particulièrement de s’interroger sur la place tenue par les enceintes et le...

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Does anyone aware of important cities along the Silk Road from China to Western Europe for centuries 14-15? I need a map with route possible at this time.

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