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Ancient Marcianopolis

Author: ROOMS.bg , 20.4 km From Provadia.    , Адрес: Varna, Девня
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 In place of an ancient Thracian settlement in devnenkite springs built Martsianapol thanks to Marcus Ulpius Trajan, after the Second Dacian War. It is assumed that bears the name of his sister Marcia. After it was founded, the city became an important strategic center. Martsianapol prinadzhelal to the province of Thrace, where the main city was Filipopolis, then belongs to the province of Lower Misia and Tomis as a major city. During the dynasty of the north Martsianapol reaches high cultural and economic flourishing. The foundation of the Bulgarian state after the arrival of the Slavs, Martsianapol not exist. The village gets a new name - Devina. The existence of the village with that name is evidenced by the mnogopismeni information confirmed by archaeological excavations in the Roman amphitheater. After Bulgaria fell under Ottoman rule, the fortress was destroyed and abandoned, after which the village is moved on the crest of Provadia Plateau.

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