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Porolissum-porta-praetoria-icon.png Castra of Călugăreni
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Founded 2nd century AD[1]
Abandoned 3rd century AD[1]
Place in the Roman world
Roman province Dacia
Administrative unit Dacia Apulensis
Administrative unit Dacia Superior
Structure
— Stone [2] structure —
Size and area 162 m x 139 m (2.2[3] ha)
Stationed military units
— Legions —
vexill. XIII Gemina[4]
— Cohorts —
Location
Coordinates 46°37′36″N 24°52′36″E / 46.626699°N 24.876643°E / 46.626699; 24.876643
Place name Ținutul cetății (Hungarian language: Vártartomány)[6] / Cetatea veche (Hungarian language: Óvár)[6]
Town Călugăreni
County Mureș
Country  Romania
Reference
RO-LMI MS-I-m-B-15354.01[6]
RO-RAN 116616.01[1]
Site notes
Recognition Monument istoric.svg National Historical Monument
Discovery year 1960[2]
Condition Ruined
Excavation dates
Archaeologists Nicoleta Man [2]

The castra of Călugăreni was a fort in the Roman province of Dacia.[1][6] The fort was erected in the 2nd century AD.[1] Archaeological research also proved the existence of a nearby canabae.[1] Abandoned in the 3rd century, the ruins of the fort are located in Călugăreni, Romania.[1][6]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 "116616.01". National Archaeological Record of Romania (RAN). ran.cimec.ro. 2012-07-23. http://ran.cimec.ro/sel.asp?lang=EN&descript=calugareni-eremitu-mures-asezarea-si-castrul-de-la-calugareni-tinutul-cetatii-cod-sit-ran-116616.01. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Man, Nicoleta (2004). "Cronica cercetărilor arheologice din România, 1983 - 2011. Rapoarte preliminare de cercetare arheologică". Raport de cercetare arheologică (Călugăreni). www.cimec.ro. http://www.cimec.ro/scripts/arh/cronica/detaliu.asp?k=3089. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  3. "Calugareni". STRATEG MAPS: Defensive strategies and trans-border policies at the Lower Danube in Roman Antiquity (An interdisciplinary project). http://www.net4u.ro. http://www.net4u.ro/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=101:calugareni&lang=en&Itemid=. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  4. Dudău, Oltea (2006). "Circulația monetară în castrele de trupe auxiliare din provincia Dacia ("Monetary circulation in the auxiliary troops' castra in the province of Dacia")" (in Romanian). Timişoara: MVSEVM BANATICVM TEMESIENSE. ISBN 978-973-87485-6-9. http://www.muzeulbanatului.ro/publicatii/circulatia_monetara.pdf. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 Ureche, Petru. "Tactică, strategie şi specific de luptă la cohortele equitate din Dacia Romană". www.irregular.ro. http://www.irregular.ro/articol%20petru%20ureche.pdf. Retrieved 6 January 2013. [dead link]
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 "Lista Monumentelor Istorice 2010 ("2010 List of Historic Monuments")". Monitorul Oficial al României, Partea I, Nr. 670 ("Romania's Official Journal, Part I, Nr. 670"), page 1738. Ministerul Culturii şi Patrimoniului Naţional. 1 October 2010. Archived from the original on 10 June 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20120610112533/http://www.cultura.abt.ro/Files/GenericFiles/LMI-2010.pdf. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 

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