Praetorium (castra of Mehadia)

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Praetorium (of Mehadia)
Plan of Roman Castra of Mehadia in Danubius Pannonico-Mysicus 1726 by Marsigli.gif
Praetorium (castra of Mehadia) is located in Romania
Praetorium (castra of Mehadia)
Location within Romania
Alternative name(s) Pretorio, Pretorich
Known also as Castra of Mehadia
Founded 2nd century AD
Attested by Tabula Peutingeriana
Place in the Roman world
Province Dacia
Administrative unit Dacia Apulensis
Administrative unit Dacia Superior
Directly connected to
Structure
— Stone structure —
Size and area 116 m x 143 m (1.6 ha)
— Wood and earth structure —
Stationed military units
Legions
Cohorts
Location
Coordinates 44°55′22″N 22°21′08″E / 44.9229°N 22.3522°E / 44.9229; 22.3522
Altitude 180 m (591 ft)
Place name La zidine / Zidina
Town Mehadia
County Caraș-Severin
Country  Romania
Site notes
Condition Ruined

Praetorium was a fort in the Roman province of Dacia, located near Mehadia (Latin name Ad Mediam and/or Ad Medium), Romania.

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  1. ^ a b Mehadia
  2. ^ a b c d Boda, Imola; Szabo, Csaba (2011). "Notes on a Dolichenian relief at Mehadia". Marisia XXXI. p. 10. Retrieved April 18, 2014. 
  3. ^ Tactica, strategie si specific de lupta la cohortele equitate din Dacia Romana, Petru Ureche

Coordinates: 44°55′N 22°21′E / 44.917°N 22.350°E / 44.917; 22.350