he Roman years, which lasted until the 4th century A.D. lead to the appointment of the Greek character of the local civilization. At this period, Egnatia Odos is constructed, a road which crossed the County of Evros, being an important transporting axis that helped the economic, commercial and cultural development of the area.

ddments of Egnatia Odos can be seen nowadays on the east of Alexandroupolis. At the 2nd century A.D., two important urban centers are founded by the Roman Emperor Traianus, Traianoupolis close to Alexandroupolis, and Plotinoupolis close to Didymotiho.