Noviodunum

Noviodunum

A celtic fortress and a millitary stronghold

Noviodunum had a very important strategic and economic role, especially because of its location near the most important Danube crossing during that historical time. It housed the headquarters of the roman fleet of the Lower Danube, "Classis Flavia Moesica", during the Flavian dynasty.

Noviodunum was also home base for other military units from Moesia Inferior as it was located at the end of the military road from Marcianopolis that crossed the whole Scythia Minor and intersected with the limes area that followed the right bank of the river Danube.

In the 2rd century A.D., Ptolemy mentioned Noviodunum as being a polis (city). Its existence as a municipium is also proven by an inscription that was re-used at the last roman fort in Dinogetia.

Noviodunum s name suggests a celtic origin and it’s a known fact that celtic tribes were present in the region in the 4th and 3rd century B.C during a massive migration. Its name is translated as “The New Fortress”. „Nowyo” means “new” and „dunum” comes from the word „dun” - “ fortress”. The word “dun” eventually evolved in the english language as the word “town”.

There are six archeological sites in Europe that are called Noviodunum: 4 of them are in France, one in Switzerland and one in Romania.

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  • DN2A dinspre București până la Hârșova, DN22A până la Ciucurova, DN 22D până la Horia, DN 22F până la Izvoarele, DJ 229 până la Isaccea, apoi DJ 229T până la Noviodunum
  • Dinspre Galați DN2A până la Hârșova, DN22A până la Ciucurova, DN 22D până la Horia, DN 22F până la Izvoarele, DJ 229 până la Isaccea, apoi DJ 229T până la Noviodunum
  • Dinspre Aeroport Mihail Kogălniceanu - DN 2A până la Ovidiu, DN 22 până la Aeroport Tulcea, DJ 222A - DJ 229 până la Isaccea, apoi DJ 229T până la Noviodunum
  • Dinspre Constanța DN 22 până la Aeroport Tulcea, DJ 222A - DJ 229 până la Isaccea, apoi DJ 229T până la Noviodunum
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