Romula


Romula
Blidaru-entry-icon.png Romula
Known also as Malva
Location
Town Reşca
County Olt County
State  Romania
Site notes



Romula or Malva was an ancient city in Roman Dacia, nowadays being the village of Reşca, Dobrosloveni Commune, Olt County, Romania It was the capital of Dacia Malvensis, one of the three subdivisions of the province of Dacia.

The Roman city of Romula was located on an earlier Dacian settlement called Malva. It received the title of municipium during the rule of Hadrian (117-138) and the title of colonia during that of Septimius Severus (193-211).

The city had two belts of fortifications and two castra, in which were temporarily located units of the Legiones VII Claudia and XXII Primigenia and permanent a unit (numerus) of Syrian archers.

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Ancient sources

Ptolemy's Geographia

Tabula Peutingeriana

Etimology

History

Dacian town

Roman times


Archaeology


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