Piroboridava

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Blidaru-entry-icon.png Piroboridava
Poiana vase.jpg
A fragment of a vase collected by Mihail Dimitriu at the site of Piroboridava (Poiana, Galați, Romania) illustrating the use of Greek and Latin letters by a Dacian potter (source: Dacia journal, 1933)
Location
Place name Cetățuia de la mal, Piroboridava [1]
Town Poiana
Country  Romania
Reference
RO-LMI GL-I-s-A-02989 [1]
RO-RAN 76905.01 [1]
Site notes
Recognition Monument istoric.svg National Historical Monument

Piroboridava (Ancient Greek: Πιροβορίδαυα) was a Dacian town mentioned by Ptolemy,[2] and archaeologically identified at Poiana, Galați, Romania. Second part name of the city Dacian dava shows significance of the tribal city.

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Dacian town[edit]

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  1. ^ a b c "National Archaeological Record (RAN)". ran.cimec.ro. Retrieved 17 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Olteanu, Toponyms.

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