The city was founded by the Roman emperor Trajan (r. 98–117) near the ancient town of Doriscus, and received his
Nicopolis (Greek: Νικόπολις Nikópolis, “City of Victory”) or Actia Nicopolis was the capital city of the Roman province of Epirus
It is also known (by its consecration and use) as the Greek Orthodox Church of Agios Georgios, and is informally
The Arch of Hadrian (Greek: Αψίδα του Αδριανού Apsida tou Adrianou), most commonly known in Greek as Hadrian’s Gate (Πύλη
After the fall of the kingdom of Macedon in 168 BC, Thessalonica became a city of the Roman Republic.