Castra of Cincșor

Castra of Cincșor
Location within Romania
Known also as Castra of Voila
Founded 2nd century AD[1][2]
Abandoned 3rd century AD[1][2]
Place in the Roman world
Province Dacia
Administrative unit Dacia Apulensis
Administrative unit Dacia Superior
Limes Alutanus
Nearby water Alutus
Directly connected to
— Stone structure —
Size and area (2.5 [3] ha)
Stationed military units
II Flavia Bessorum
Coordinates 45°50′33″N 24°52′00″E / 45.84252°N 24.86661°E / 45.84252; 24.86661
Altitude 545 m (1,788 ft)
Place name Grădiște
Town Cincşor
County Brașov
Country  Romania
RO-LMI BV-I-s-A-11266[2]
RO-RAN 42325.01[1]
Site notes
Recognition National Historical Monument
Condition Ruined
Excavation dates
  • L. I. Pop [4]
  • L. Dumitru [4]
  • L. Petculescu [4]
  • E. Oberländer–Târnoveanu [4]
  • D. Isac [4]

The castra of Cincșor a fort in the Roman province of Dacia in the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD.[1][2] A funerary inscription for one L. Carvilius Rusticinus, a Roman military official was unearthed near the castra.[4] The ruins of the castra are located in Cincşor (commune Voila, Romania).[1][2]

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  1. 1 2 3 4 5 "42325.01". National Archaeological Record of Romania (RAN). 2009-05-13. Retrieved 5 January 2013.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "Lista Monumentelor Istorice 2010 ("2010 List of Historic Monuments")" (PDF). Monitorul Oficial al României, Partea I, Nr. 670 ("Romania's Official Journal, Part I, Nr. 670"), page 578. Ministerul Culturii şi Patrimoniului Naţional. 1 October 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 June 2012. Retrieved 5 January 2013.
  3. "Cincsor". STRATEG MAPS: Defensive strategies and trans-border policies at the Lower Danube in Roman Antiquity (An interdisciplinary project). Retrieved 5 January 2013. External link in |publisher= (help)
  4. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Carol-Opriş, Ioan; Raţiu, Alexandru; Stoian, Gabriel, Stadiul cercetării siturilor din jud. Braşov şi Covasna ("Stage of the research in Braşov and Covasna Counties"), Raport ştiinţific Privind Derularea Proiectului Strategii Defensive şi Politici Transfrontaliere: Integrarea Spaţiului Dunării De Jos în Civilizaţia Romană (STRATEG) ("Scientific Report on the Progress of the Project "Defensive Strategies and Border Policies: Integration of the Lower Danube Region in Roman Civilization (STRATEG)""), pp. 37-,, retrieved 5 January 2013

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