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|Place in the Roman world|
|Directly connected to||Arrubium
|— Stone structure —|
|Stationed military units|
|— Legions —|
|Altitude||c. 38 m|
Troesmis was an ancient town in Scythia Minor. It was situated in what is now Romania near Igliţa-Turcoaia. Between 107 and 161, it was the home of the Roman Legio V Macedonica. Notitia Dignitatum shows that during 337-361, it was the headquarters of Legio II Herculia.
Destruction of the site
The site was concesioned to Desire More by ottoman empire for farming activities. In 1882 Desire More has started escavations, and the stones from the ancient site were sold as construction materials in Galați and Brăila. Suspected by the local Muslim villagers that the scope of the excavation is a treasure hunt, a local revolt is started. With the help of Engelhardt, the French representative in Danube Commission, armed intervention stop the revolt. 24 epigrafic inscriptions were sent to France. Four of the inscriptions are published by Theodore Mommsen in 1864.
French Government sent, in 1861-1867, a team of archeologists lead by Boissiere and Ernest Desjardins. The French team has discovered 55 Latin inscriptions referring the history of Troesmis, Legio V Macedonica and Legio I Italica. The research was continued by Gr. G Tocilescu, destroying ancient site walls, in order to find and save inscriptions. 
- Vasile Barbu, Cristian Schuster Grigore G. Tocilescu si "Cestiunea Adamclisi" Pagini din Istoria Arheologiei Romanesti ISBN 7-379-25580-0
- Bulletin de l'Institut de Corespondance Archeologicque de Rome, december 1864
- Gr. G Tocilescu Adresa catre "Domnule Ministru alu Resbelului", MNA Archive, D7, File 1888, folio 64
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