THE HISTORY OF PREŠOV. Lucia Forintová Petra Očkovičová. Important historical facts. 4 th - 5 th century - arrival of Slavs on the territory of Prešov 1247 - The first written mention of Prešov 1299 - Prešov reached the city privileges from Ondrej III.
In 12th century - Belo II. has been losted near the small village (to-day's Prešov). He was hungry, so he ate the strawberries – lots of them was growing near the village and he decided to name it after them – Eperies (hungarian "eper" = strawberry).
Red and sliver blazon in gothic style with 3 roses.