The city of Niš
Findings are there till this day from so early period of Neolithic and Bronze age. Then were even found houses in site. The city is locates in southeast of Serbia, and can be reached by road or plane, so enjoy it soon.
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Naissus, the city of Roman culture, was first built in 1BC as a stronghold, and soon become big and important municipium with self governing rights. The city is birthplace of famous military commander and later emperor Flavius Valerius Constantinus known better as Constantine the Great. He is the ruler who recognized Christianity and defender of it. During his ruling Mediana was built. It is luxurious part of antique City of Naissus. Today it is very important world acrheological site. See it to believe it.
The Hun’s conquered Niš in 441. and Byzantines in 6th century. Emperor Justinian built a fortress, which is still here today.
Slavic tribes conquered the city in 7th century, and that counts as the beginning of the medieval time here.
Next important period in this territory is with ruler Grand Prince Stefan Nemanja, and that was the time when Niš became part of great Serbian state territory. There is still here church, St. Panteleimon, from that time where was the meeting in Nis (ancient Naissus) between German Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa and Serbian Grand Prince Stefan Nemanja.