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Fortress Castra Rubra

Author: М. Иванова, 13.6 km From Lyubimets.    , Адрес: Harmanli, с. Изворово, GPS coordinates: N 41.9322488    E 26.0921913
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  Rubra fortress symbolizes the rich history of the area from the Thracian times to Osvobazhdenieto. Also called the Red Fort, it is a road station of Roman origin, dating from the second century BC, where last changed horses, and relaxing overnight stays. The first evidence of the Roman fortress called Pevtingerova guide map from the second century. The data it provides information on where passing is called. Roman road, where and what station it was. One of these stations is Kostra road Rubra, also called Subzupara. At the time of Justinian the Great started violently construction of fortresses and repair of old. One of them is that station, as mentioned in the notes Kastozobra. It is assumed that right here is a Thracian settlement - Zupara.

  It is situated in the area of ​​Fort, a distance of 6 km. west of a Izvorovo, Municipality Municipality. It has elongated, pentagonal shape. The walls cover about 11 acres. At each corner is a rectangular tower built. The joints are double wall plastered and they have found many inscriptions in Greek language. Tower has both external and internal ports. The relationship between them is rectangular in shape with dimensions of 6.20 m 6.45 m Both are double-leaf gates. Near the axis of the inner rock wall is open and the iron axle.

Along the fortress passed the so-called Roman road named Via Diagonalis or also called Diagonal Road, a link between Europe and Asia. In the past, this time connected Rome with Constantinople - and these were capitals of Eastern and Western Roman Empire.

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