Castra of Hinova

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Castra of Hinova
Castra of Hinova is located in Romania
Castra of Hinova
Location within Romania
Founded 3rd[1] or 4th[2] century AD
Abandoned 5th century AD[1][2]
— Stone structure —
Size and area 46 m x 40 m (0.18[3] ha)
Coordinates 44°32′N 22°46′E / 44.533°N 22.767°E / 44.533; 22.767Coordinates: 44°32′N 22°46′E / 44.533°N 22.767°E / 44.533; 22.767
Town Hinova
County Mehedinți
Country  Romania
RO-LMI MH-I-s-A-10076[2]
RO-RAN 112085.01[1]
Site notes
Recognition Monument istoric.svg National Historical Monument
Condition Ruined

The castra of Hinova was a Late Roman fort built north of the Lower Danube in the 3rd or 4th century AD.[1][2] The fort was destroyed for the first time between 378 - 379 AD.[3] In the beginning of 5th century the fort was destroyed by Huns and finally abandoned by Romans.[3]

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  • Davidescu, M. (1989). Cetatea romanã de la Hinova. București. 


  1. ^ a b c d "Castrul roman de la Hinova". National Archaeological Record of Romania (RAN). 2008-12-15. Archived from the original on 31 May 2014. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "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 1652. Ministerul Culturii şi Patrimoniului Naţional. 1 October 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 June 2012. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c Bondoc, Dorel; Benea, Doina; Davidescu, M. "Castrul roman HINOVA". Direcția județeană pentru Cultură, Culte și Patrimoniu Cultural Național - Mehedinți. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 

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