Relics of the saint are preserved here and at Brieg and Turin.
It was a cavalry melee, in which the common code of honour caused Macedonian and Persian chieftains to engage hand to hand, and at the end of the day the relics of the Persian army were in flight, leaving the high-roads of Asia Minor clear for the invader.
There is a manufacture of tape in the town, and lead-mining and stone-quarrying are carried on in the neighbourhood; relics of the Roman working of the lead mines have been discovered.
In the upper quadrangle is a bust of Nelson by Chantrey, and there are various other memorials and relics.
This site has from time to time yielded many valuable relics, notably a silver dish, discovered in 1734, 148 oz.