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Moesia: Decius, Aemilianus, Trebonianus Gallus, Dardani, Roman Military Frontiers and Fortifications, Singidunum, Limes Moesia

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Published August 18th 2011
ISBN : 9781157649243
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30 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 28. Chapters: Decius, Aemilianus, Trebonianus Gallus, Dardani, Roman military frontiers and fortifications,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 28. Chapters: Decius, Aemilianus, Trebonianus Gallus, Dardani, Roman military frontiers and fortifications, Singidunum, Limes Moesiae, Viminacium, Legio XI Claudia, Scupi, Oescus, Nicopolis ad Istrum, Trajans Wall, Bela Palanka, Kraku Lu Jordan, Via Militaris, Jire?ek Line, Aiadava, Remesiana, Scythia Minor, Brnjica culture, Pacatianus, Aedava, Inscriptions of Upper Moesia, Municipium Dardanicum, Athanarics Wall, Epistulae ex Ponto, Artakioi, Maximus of Moesia. Excerpt: Dardania (Ancient Greek: Latin: ) was the region of the Dardani (Ancient Greek: Latin: ). Located at the Thraco-Illyrian contact zone, their identification as either an Illyrian or Thracian tribe is uncertain. Their territory itself was not considered part of Illyria by Strabo. The term used for their territory was (Ancient Greek: ), while for other tribes had more unspecified terms, such as (Ancient Greek: ) for the Autariatae. Other than that, little to no data exists on the territory of the Dardanii prior to Roman conquest, especially on its southern extent. The region was inhabited by Illyrians, Celts and Thracians. After Roman conquest of Illyria at 168 BC, Romans colonized and founded several cities in the region. Beginning with Johann Georg von Hahn in 1854, 19th century historical linguistics concluded that Dardanoi and Dardania may be related to a proto-Albanian word meaning pear tree (dardha in modern Albanian the definite form, dardh indefinite form). Opinions differ whether the ultimate etymon of this word in Proto-Indo-European was *ghord-, or *dheregh-. Robert Graves connected Greek burned up (from the verb dardapto ...to wear, to slay, to burn up). In Greek mythology, Dardanus ( ), one of the sons of Illyrius (the others being Enchelus, Autarieus, Maedus, Taulas, and Perrhaebus) was the eponymous ancestor of the ...