Via Egnatia

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Via Egnatia had the length of 1100 km (685 Miles). Ancient road Via Egnatia used to connect the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire Byzantium, later Constantinople and Istanbul to the Western Roman Empire’s capital which was the city of Rome.

Route of Via Egnatia, image is Courtesy of
Route of Via Egnatia, image is Courtesy of

Apostle Paul used Via Egnatia when he travelled from Philippi to Thessaloniki as it is mentioned in Acts 16-17. Legendary Roman emperor and generals of the Roman Empire such as Pompey, Claudius, Octavian, Hadrian and Trajan walked on Via Egnatia when they marched on to Asia Minor.

Hasan Gülday

Hasan Gülday. Professional licensed tour guide working in Turkey.

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