Felix Romuliana (Gamzigrad)
Felix Romuliana (Gamzigrad) today
One more place to where to find Roman traces in Serbia is UNESCO protected Roman complex named Felix Romuliana (Gamzigrad) in ancient city Romuliana. Named by founder of Emperor Caius Valerius Galerius Maximianus, in the late 3rd and early 4th century, and destroyed in 7 century by invading Slavs. In 1983. there was found inscription Felix Romuliana, which means Happy Romuliana. It was known as Felix Romuliana, named after the Emperor’s mother Romula.
History of Felix Romuliana (Gamzigrad)
Today it is certain that Galerius and his mother Romula were buried near Romuliana, on the “Magura”, and that is discovered, even if it is not as what is firstly thought. First search for them were in the center of the complex. Felix Romuliana complex is one of most preserved monuments today from that era in the world. By one of theories Galerius died on his way to palace and buried in Sofia, but on the other theory he is buried in this complex.