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Argidava
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[German version]

Military camp and civilian town (archaeological remains ) in  Dacia superior, statio on the road from Lederata to Tibiscum (Ptol. 3,8,9; Arcidaba: Geogr. Rav. 4,14), modern Varadia near Oravita ( Banat, Romania). Garrison of the cohors I Vindelicorum milliaria civium Romanorum, probably relocated from  Moesia superior to A. during the Dacian Wars in about AD 100.

Bibliography

W. Wagner, Die Dislokation der röm. Auxiliarformationen, 1938, 198

G. Alföldy, Die Hilfstruppen in der röm. Prov. Germania Inferior, 1969, 75

TIR L 34, 1968, 30.

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Burian, Jan (Prague), “Argidava”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 24 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e134400>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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