Castra of Târsa

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Castra of Târsa
Castra of Târsa.jpg
View of the southern vallum
Castra of Târsa is located in Romania
Castra of Târsa
Location within Romania
Known also as
  • Castra of Luncani
  • Castra of Luncani-Târsa
Founded 1st century AD[1]
Abandoned 1st century AD[1]
Place in the Roman world
Province Dacia
Structure
— Wood and earth structure —
Size and area 240 m x 100 m (2.4 [2] ha)
Location
Coordinates 45°37′58″N 23°09′32″E / 45.632662°N 23.158786°E / 45.632662; 23.158786
Altitude 955 m (3,133 ft)
Place name Grădiște [1]
Town Târsa
County Hunedoara
Country  Romania
Reference
RO-LMI HD-I-s-B-03199 [1]
RO-RAN 88500.01 [1]
Site notes
Recognition Monument istoric.svg National Historical Monument
Condition Ruined

The castra of Târsa was a temporary fort erected by the Romans during the Trajan's Dacian Wars (101–102 AD, 105–106 AD).[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f "Castrul de la Luncani - Grădiște". National Archaeological Record of Romania (RAN). ran.cimec.ro. 2009-05-14. Retrieved 08-01-2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ Dan, Matei (2006). "Trupe fără castre, castre fără trupe în Dacia ("Troops without castra, castra without troops in Dacia")" (PDF). Buletinul cercurilor ştiinţifice ştudenţeşti: arheologie-istorie-muzeologie (in Romanian). Alba Iulia: Ministerul Edicaţiei şi Cercetării, Universitatea "1 Decembrie 1918" Alba Iulia, Facultatea de Istorie şi Filologie. 12: 55–70. ISSN 1454-8097. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-06. Retrieved 08-01-2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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Coordinates: 45°37′58″N 23°09′28″E / 45.63278°N 23.15778°E / 45.63278; 23.15778