The Petersberg with its late Romanesque fortifications, St. Peter's Chapel and the last mountain cemetery used on the Moselle is one of the most idyllic places in the Moselle valley.
The Petersberg with its late Romanesque fortifications, St. Peter's Chapel and the last mountain cemetery used on the Moselle is one of the most idyllic places in the Moselle valley. Towards the end of the 3. At the end of the 19th century, the Romans (the initiator was probably the first emperor residing in Trier, Constantius I) built a fortification on the Petersberg. It was part of a military concept that envisaged a whole chain of such bases in the Moselle valley, built on the mountains. Several chambers carved out of the rock, a low stone wall as the remains of the former enclosure wall and the remains of a sectional ditch are still preserved. Small finds and coins prove that the base was used until the fall of Roman rule in the second half of the 5th century. Century existed.
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