During antiquity, a Roman city called Emona stood in the area.
Ljubljana itself was first mentioned in the first half of the 12th century.
In the legend of Saint George, the dragon represents the old ancestral paganism overcome by Christianity.
According to another explanation, related to the second, the dragon was at first only a decoration above the city coat of arms.
In the 15th century, Ljubljana became recognized for its art, particularly painting and sculpture.
The Roman Rite Catholic Diocese of Ljubljana was established in 1461 and the Church of St. Wooden buildings were forbidden after a large fire at New Square in 1524.
The name Laibach, he claimed, was actually a hybrid of German and Slovene and derived from the same personal name. There are several explanations on the origin of the Ljubljana Dragon.
According to a Slavic myth, the slaying of a dragon releases the waters and ensures the fertility of the earth, and it is thought that the myth is tied to the Ljubljana Marshes, the expansive marshy area that periodically threatens Ljubljana with flooding.
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Their archeological remains, nowadays in the Municipality of Ig, have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site since June 2011, in the common nomination of six Alpine states.
Later, the area remained a transit point for numerous tribes and peoples, among them the Illyrians, followed by a mixed nation of the Celts and the Illyrians called the Iapydes, and then in the 3rd century BC a Celtic tribe, the Taurisci.
) The city is alternatively named Lublana in many English language documents.