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Archaeological Site – Stobi

Stobi (Στο′βοι, Стоби) is a settlement from ancient times at the rivers Black (Erigon) and Vardar (Axios). The earliest records of Stobi are from the Roman historian Titus Livius (Livy), 59 BC – 17 AD, who mentions that in 197 BC. Philip V defeated the Dardanians near Stobi.

Stobi Archaeological site - MacedoniaAt this point, two important ancient routes intersected, linking:
1. Thessaloniki (Greece) – Srimium (today Sremska Mitrovica, a city 55 km west of Belgrade, Serbia)
2. Heraclea Linkestis – Stobi – Pautalia (Kyustendil, Bulgaria) – Serdika (Sofia, Bulgaria).

#Stobi Archaeological site - #MacedoniaThe good strategic position of Stobi enabled it from a small settlement in the Hellenistic period, later in the Roman period to grow into a big economic and cultural center.

According to historical data, the city of Stobi existed until the end of the 6th century.

The first excavations of the site began in the mid-19th century, and to this day it is continuously explored.

The archaeological site of Stobi is owned by the Republic of Macedonia and is a cultural monument of national interest of first category.

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Stobi Archaeological site - Macedonia
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