Western Hungary was the Roman province Pannonia and this southern city was named Sopianae. In the 4th century, a remarkable series of decorated tombs were constructed in the... read more
Sopianae, predecessor of Pécs in the Roman times had its late Roman...
Sopianae, predecessor of Pécs in the Roman times had its late Roman Paleochristian cemetery included in the UNESCO World Heritage list in the year 2000. In their architecture and wall-paintings the excavated finds present the Early Christian burial architecture and art of the
Northern and Western provinces of the Roman Empire. From among the Hungarian world heritage sites the Early Christian cemetery is the only one that has won itself a place on the UNESCO world heritage list in the category of culture-historical architecture.