Sites & cities that bear the name of Troesmis


Today in : Romania
First trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 15th century C.E

Description : Troesmis was an ancient Roman legionary fortress, a major site situated on the Danube and forming a key part of the Limes Moesiae frontier system. Around this fortress the Geto-Dacian town later developed. It was situated in what is now Romania near Igliţa-Turcoaia. Between 107 and 161, it was the home of the Roman Legio V Macedonica. Notitia Dignitatum shows that during 337–361, it was the headquarters of Legio II

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