Definition of Serdica
1. Noun. Capital and largest city of Bulgaria located in western Bulgaria.
Generic synonyms: National Capital
Group relationships: Bulgaria, Republic Of Bulgaria
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Literary usage of Serdica
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Numismatic Chronicle, and Journal of the Numismatic Society by Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1862)
"The town of serdica, in Moesia, at which there was a mint, ... The next coin we know of serdica as a place of mintage,i9 is a small brass coin, ..."
2. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1854)
"Leaving Nissa we struck into the great pass of the Balkan leading to Sophia, the ancient serdica, once the chief town of the Romans in Thrace; ..."
3. The Numismatic Chronicle by Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1868)
"The present coin, however, proves that the mint at serdica was not ... He regards it as probable that it was because serdica had become a frontier place, ..."
4. American Journal of Archaeology by Archaeological Institute of America (1887)
"... Archaeological Fragments from Bulgaria. I. Dacia mediterranea. The chief towns of this province were serdica (Sofia), ..."
5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The true name of the city (now Sophia, the capital of Bulgaria) was serdica, the city of the Serdi, a Thracian people defeated by Crassus in 29 в. с. and ..."