Roman Roads in Bulgaria. Contribution to the Development of Roman Road System in the Provinces of Moesia and Thrace


     The work presents an overall analysis of the issues connected with the development of Roman road construction in present-day Bulgaria which is a significant moment from the development of the general Balkan Roman road system.


Table of contents


Preface. Sources and Research Work on Roman Roads

First Chapter. Structure and Development of Roman and Early Byzantine Road System

Construction of Roman Roads

Construction of Bridges

Roadside Stations

Guarding Roadside Facilities

Signs on the Roman Roads

Classification of the Roman Roads

Stages of Development of the Roman Road System in the Provinces Moesia and Thrace –

Second Chapter. First Class Roman Roads

Via Egnatia

Central (Diagonal) Roman Road

The Danubian Roman Road

West Pontic Roman Road

Via Durostorum Marcianopolis Anchialus

Third Chapter. Secondary Roman Roads

1. Roman Roads in the Province of Moesia

2. Roman Roads in the Province of Thrace

3. Trans-Balkan (inter-provincial) Roman Roads

4. Roman Roads in Rhodope Mountain


List of the Abridgements


Римски пътища в България. Принос в развитието на римската пътна система в провинциите Мизия и Тракия


Publisher Faber
Language Bulgarian, English
Pages 344
Illustrations b/w figures, maps
Binding hardback
ISBN 978-954-400-167-4
Creation date 2009
Size 21 х 29 cm

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