Caput Stenarum (castra)

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Caput Stenarum
Caput Stenarum - Plan.svg
Caput Stenarum (castra) is located in Romania
Caput Stenarum (castra)
Location within Romania
Known also as Castra of Boița
Founded 2nd century AD
Abandoned 245 [1]
Attested by Tabula Peutingeriana
Place in the Roman world
Province Dacia
Administrative unit Dacia Apulensis
Administrative unit Dacia Superior
Limes Alutanus
Nearby water Alutus
Directly connected to
— Stone structure —
Size and area 46 m × 47 m (0.2 [1] ha)
— Wood and earth structure —
Stationed military units
vexill. XIII Gemina [1]
Events Carpic attacks [1]
Coordinates 45°38′09″N 24°15′58″E / 45.63577°N 24.26601°E / 45.63577; 24.26601
Altitude 365 m (1,198 ft)
Place name În rude [1]
Town Boița
County Sibiu
Country  Romania
RO-LMI SB-I-m-A-11946.01[2]
RO-RAN 145845.01[3]
Site notes
Recognition Monument istoric.svg National Historical Monument
Condition Ruined

Caput Stenarum[1][4] was a fort in the Roman province of Dacia in the 2nd century AD.[3] It is located 700 m east of the village Boița in Romania.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Nicolae Lupu: ACTA TERRAE SEPTEMCASTRENSIS I - Stațiunea romană de la Boița (Jud. Sibiu), ISSN 1583-1817
  2. ^ "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 1997. Ministerul Culturii şi Patrimoniului Naţional. 1 October 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 June 2012. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "145845.01". National Archaeological Record of Romania (RAN). 2009-09-21. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Cristian M. Vlădescu - Fortificațiile romane din Dacia Inferior, Ed. Scrisul Românesc, 1986

Coordinates: 45°38′8.77″N 24°15′57.64″E / 45.6357694°N 24.2660111°E / 45.6357694; 24.2660111