Castra Arcidava

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Arcidava
Castra Arcidava is located in Romania
Castra Arcidava
Location within Romania
Alternative name(s)Argidava, Arcidaba, Arghidava
Known also asCastra of Vărădia [1][2]
Founded during the reign ofTrajan
Place in the Roman world
ProvinceDacia
Administrative unitDacia Apulensis
Administrative unitDacia Superior
Structure
— Stone structure —
Size and area172 m × 154 m (2.6 [3] ha)
— Wood and earth structure —
Stationed military units
Cohorts
I Vindelicorum equitata (106 - 111/118)[4][page needed]
Location
Coordinates45°04′45″N 21°33′07″E / 45.079158°N 21.552013°E / 45.079158; 21.552013
Altitude95 m (312 ft)
TownVărădia
CountyCaraș-Severin
Country Romania
Reference
RO-LMICS-I-s-A-10892[1]
RO-RAN54519.01[2]
Site notes
RecognitionMonument istoric.svg National Historical Monument
ConditionRuined
Excavation dates
  • 1901
  • 1930
  • 1985 - 1990
  • 1997 - 2002
Archaeologists

Castra Arcidava[3] was a fort in the Roman province of Dacia in the area of the town of Arcidava[3] (now Vărădia, Romania) in the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b c "Lista Monumentelor Istorice 2010 ("2010 List of Historic Monuments")" (PDF). Monitorul Oficial al României, Partea I, Nr. 670 ("Romania's Official Journal, Part I, Nr. 670"), page 898. Ministerul Culturii şi Patrimoniului Naţional. 1 October 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 June 2012. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  2. ^ a b c "54519.01". National Archaeological Record of Romania (RAN). ran.cimec.ro. 2012-07-22. Archived from the original on 19 December 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  3. ^ a b c "Arcidava". Strateg Maps. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  4. ^ Dacia și Pannonia Inferior în cadrul evenimentelor din anii 107-108, Prof.dr. Bogdan Muscalu

Coordinates: 45°05′01″N 21°32′38″E / 45.08361°N 21.54389°E / 45.08361; 21.54389