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Castra of Drobeta was a fort in the Roman province of Dacia.

Drobeta
Turnu Severin Drobeta.jpg
Ruins of castra Drobeta, modern Romania
Drobeta (castra) is located in Romania
Drobeta (castra)
Location within Romania
Alternative name(s)Drubeta
Known also asCastra of Drobeta-Turnu Severin
Founded during the reign ofTrajan
Founded103
Abandonedc. 6th century AD
Attested byTabula Peutingeriana
Notitia Dignitatum
Previous fortificationDacian
ProvinceDacia
Administrative unitDacia Apulensis
Administrative unitDacia Superior
Directly connected to
— Stone structure —
Size and area137 m × 122 m (1.6 ha)
Legions
Cohorts
Coordinates44°37′29.8″N 22°40′4.87″E / 44.624944°N 22.6680194°E / 44.624944; 22.6680194Coordinates: 44°37′29.8″N 22°40′4.87″E / 44.624944°N 22.6680194°E / 44.624944; 22.6680194
TownDrobeta-Turnu Severin
CountyMehedinți
Country Romania
RO-RAN109782.06
ConditionRuined

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NotesEdit

  1. ^ CIL III, 8072
  2. ^ CIL III, 14484
  3. ^ CIL III, 8066a
  4. ^ AE 1936, 9
  5. ^ Radu Florescu, Drobeta: l’accampamento e la città romana, in Traiano ai confini dell’Impero, Ancona 1998, a cura di Grigore Arbore Popescu, p.129;
  6. ^ Rapoarte arheologice: Zona de vest a castrului Drobeta Archived September 28, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ CIL III, 14216,08

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