The SEAC conference series are the flagship events of the European Society for Astronomy in Culture. The society was founded in 1993 with a focus on astronomy in culture as an interdisciplinary science between sciences and humanities.
SEAC 2021 - Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
The theme of this SEAC conference is Signs and Symbols: Above and Below.
The organizers have selected below a few examples from around Romania showing the diversity of astronomical symbols in the region.
Astronomy in culture in Romania and the historical Banat region
Personified sun on a building in Iosefin neighbourhood in Timisoara.
Sun rays painted on a traditional house (Banat region).
Modern sundial (Transylvania region).
Traditional wooden gate with solar symbols and a star on the house (Banat region).
Traditional house with a sun. Image captured during sunset (Banat region).
Sun and moon in a wooden church (Transylvania region).
Personified moon inside a painted cassette (Church in Transylvania).
Zodiac inside a church (Oltenia region).
Sun with rays on a traditional house (Moldova region).
Sundial on a traditional house (Transylvania region).
Personified sun and moon. Modern painting near the Danube (Serbian Banat).
Solar system inside a wooden church (Transylvania region).
Personified sun and moon in a wooden church (Banat region).
Summer solstice sunrise over the Vrsac mountains as seen from the Vlajkovac predial (Serbian Banat).
Petroglyph depicting a possible map of the area (Banat region).
Late Bronze Age vase with solar symbols (Maramures region).