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Category : History

The Treasures of Belgorod-Dniestrovsky

The city experienced times of prosperity and decline, it was attacked by barbarians and conquered by the army of Alexander .....

The Viking warrior’s battle in Odessa.

There is a Viking monument in Odessa: a six-ton stone inscribed with Scandinavian runes, which is the second largest one .....

Ukrainian Odessa: Cossack cemetery in Odessa is older than the city

The route to historical origins Today people of Ukraine strive to penetrate to historical sources, to discover for themselves the .....

The scandal of the antique gold tiara sold to the Louvre Museum. A fake artefact “made in Odessa”

One of the biggest scandals occured to the Museum of Louvre at the beginning of 1900s, a big shame for .....

Ukrainian Odessa: Old picturesque frescoes found in Odessa house

During the renovation, unique frescoes with Ukrainian motifs were found Some ancient frescoes were found under the plaster in Odessa .....

German Odessa: the city of all trades

Talking about international soul of our city we mean Jewish, Greek, French, Italian and definitely German heritage in Odessa! It .....

12 Odessa in the United States.

There are 12 locations in the United States of America named after Odessa on the Black Sea. They are in .....

600th anniversary to the first written mention of the city.

Odessa created a medal to the 600th anniversary of the first written mention of the city Odessa celebrated 605 years .....

The history of Odessa, since its foundation and during its first century of growth, shows how rich was the contribution of many foreign communities, like: Italians, French, Greeks, Jewish, German, British, Polish and Turkish. Odessa has a cosmopolitan DNA, which is not only tradition but also energy for its development. This memory of the past makes Odessa a more opened place to foreigners than other cities.

TOJ tells international readers the historical events happened in Odessa, which shows a city familiar to cultural innovation and business creation. It was the most modern and liberal city of Russian Empire. TOJ publishes historical amenities, which paint Odessa as an intriguing city to be visited.