Roman Cities in Bulgaria – volume 1 – Rumen Ivanov

Roman Cities in Bulgaria – volume 1

Corpus of Ancient and Medieval Settlements in Modern Bulgaria.

In the first volume "The Roman Cities in Bulgaria", of "Corpus of the Ancient and the Medieval Settlements in Modern Bulgaria" unique archaeological and historical facts are considered.
A mosaic, representing the famous anchient Greek dramatic Menander’s work "Achaeans" (previously unknown), has been discovered at Ulpia Oescus. It was here that Constantine the Great himself opened a bridge over the Danube on July 5, 328.
Flavius Aetius, who defeated Attila on the Catalauninan Plains in Gallia, was born in Durostorum. The famous Silistra Tomb, well-known for its murals, is also located here.
Nicopolis ad Istrum was the centre of the Goths-Arians who settled here; they were led by Bishop Wulfila.
Near Abritus, in June 251, the Roman emperor Decius and his son Herennius Etruscus perished on the battlefield.
In 343-344 the great ecclesiastical council, which established the Orthodox doctrine of the Holy Trinity and the Symbol of faith, took place at Serdica. Pautalia, at the foot of Hissarlaka Hill, is a city that had numerous sancturies. Nicopolis and Nestum was an important centre on the Mesta river. Philippopolis is the greatest, richest and the most famous city in Roman Thracia. Diocletianopolis was a well-known late-antique balneological centre. Today, this is the city with the longest and best preserved (up to 14 m) fortifield wall. At Beroe/Augusta Traiana the Roman Pope Liberius (355) was sent into exile and Bishop Demophilus from this city became the Patriarch of the Eastern Orthodox Church at Constantinople. Mesambria is a city of ancient cultures and civilizations situated on a magical peninsula. Not surprisingly this site has been listed as a monument of culture by UNESCO.

Автор: Rumen Ivanov Брой страници: 566
Категория: История и археология; Луксозни издания Език: Английски
Тегло: 2.230 кг.
Издател: Академично издателство "Проф. Марин Дринов" Баркод: 9789543225071
Дата на издаване: 19.11.2012 ISBN: 9789543225071