Muret Rrethuese

Durres

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“Durrës, since its founding was defended with surrounding walls built with cyclopopic blocks. On this basis in the following centuries until the Illyrian and Roman civilian period, the city walls expanded along with its topographic development. The surrounding walls that are seen today were built by the Byzantine Emperor Anastasia I (491-518), originally from Durres, after the damage caused by the catastrophic earthquake of 345. He defended the town with three rows of tulle walls, of which 500m are stored. length on the JP side. The perimeter of the fence reached 3.5km., 18m height. and width 3.50m. This protective system was reinforced with five-cornered towers, 60-65m away. from each other. The latest interventions are those of the Justinian goddess (527-565). In the nineteenth century. XIII (1272) Charles Anzhu and Karl Topia in the nineteenth century. XIV (1350), also performs protective reinforcements. The passage of Durres under the Venetian invasion (1392-1501), for 109 years was accompanied by intervention in the defense system, with circular towers.
The Ottoman invasion on 13 August 1501 reduced the city to the JL (Lagjia Kala) border by enclosing an 800m wall, 6 times smaller than the Byzantine fence. Turkish wall descends from 59m quota. and at its length, the tower was built with the clocks of the city. Turkish walls were reinforced with towers and pillars as well as two main gates located on an axis, the “”Great Gate”” and the “”Gate of the Sea””.

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