Byzantine Period

Year Events Archaeological Remains
baths of Justinianus
Around 400 Visigoths attack and sack the city
408-450 Reconstruction under Theodosius II.
458 Philocaris, bishop of Byllis participates in a concile. many churches in a small area
cathedral with atrium and galleries
482 and later episcopal complex
547-551 First attacks of Slaves, city destroyed
552-565 Reconstruction under Justinianus I 2nd fortification wall is built, making the fortified area smaller. It is called Victorinus wall, named after the general who carried out the works at the order of Emperor Justinianus.
586 Second attack of Slaves. City is abandoned.

Worldwide © 2014 ORNELA DURMISHAJ. All rights reserved.