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The Aquae Station on the Roman Danube Limes Road in Upper Moesia

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From the journal Open Archaeology


The Roman road from Singidunum to Ratiaria connected the different fortifications and civil settlements along the limes in Upper Moesia. Aquae (Prahovo) had a favorable strategic position near the mouth of the Timok River that flowed into the Danube and a peculiar character in the military and civil context. It was built at the same time as a Danubian port center which had, without doubt, a large military importance in connection with the conquest of Dacia and commercial significance in relation to mining activities.


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Received: 2017-11-20
Accepted: 2018-10-03
Published Online: 2018-11-20
Published in Print: 2018-11-01

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