The History of Roman Durrës (I-IV E.S.)

Arlind Kasa


The main purpose of this presentation is to review and reappraise of the ancients fonts with new archaeological found discovered recently in Durrës, in these fifteen years. The city of Durrës in ancient periods was named Epidamnos, after Dyrrachium in Roman period and now Durrës. I will discuss for the roman colonization in Dyrrachium, when he was founded, why was changed the name in roman period, why Dyrrachium lost his independence and what had happened in Dyrrachium during Imperial Roman Period based in new archaeological found that had helped to reappraise of ancient authors.

DOI: 10.5901/ajis.2015.v4n2s2p28

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