A fragment of a vase collected by Mihail Dimitriu at the site of Piroboridava (Poiana, Galați, Romania) illustrating the use of Greek and Latin letters by a Dacian potter (source: Dacia journal, 1933)
Location Cetățuia de la mal, Piroboridava,[1] Poiana, Romania
Reference no. GL-I-s-A-02989 [1]

Piroboridava (Ancient Greek: Πιροβορίδαυα) was a Dacian town mentioned by Ptolemy,[2] and archaeologically identified at Poiana, Galați, Romania. Second part name of the city Dacian dava shows significance of the tribal city.

See also


  1. 1 2 "National Archaeological Record (RAN)". ran.cimec.ro. Retrieved 17 November 2012.
  2. Olteanu, Toponyms.




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