Pinsteps. Vindobona
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It is said that the history of the Roman camp on the Danube began here. A fortress for the 15th Roman legion was built here, and it was named "Vindobona," which means "Good, Nice Vind." The origin of "Vind" sparks various thoughts, from the wind to the Proto-Slavic or Celtic Vindevon, Vendevun ("dwelling place of the Wends," referring to the Slavic tribes living here). However, archaeological excavations have not confirmed the presence of any Roman settlement in the area of today's old town. In the early 5th century, Vindobona experienced a severe fire, and by the end of the 5th century, the Romans abandoned the site. The fact that the topography of the center of Vienna still includes almost the entire topography of the Vindobona camp suggests that, immediately after the departure of the Romans, people sought refuge there, living near the still-standing walls and using the materials left by the Romans to build dwellings.

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