A-Z of Dacian places

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The following lists sites of Dacian fortresses, towns and citadels that I have found references to.

The first table list the Dacian place name and the nearest current place to the site. The second table lists sites for which I don't have a Dacian place name.

Place Nearest current place Judetul Notes
Acidava
Aegyssus Tulcea Tulcea
Aizisis Farliug Caras-Severin
Apoulon Piatra Craivii Alba May be another name for Ranisstorum
Apulum Alba-Iulia Alba The Apuli lived in central Transylvania with their capital at Piatra Craivii, Apulum.
Arcidava Varadia Caras-Severin
Arcobadava
Argedava Popesti Ilfov The capital of King Burebista.
Arrubium Macin Tulcea
Bononia Vidin Dolj
Borysthenes Olbia Ukraine At the mouth of the river Bug, old Hypanis
Buricodava
Buridava Ocnele-Mari Valcea
Buteridava Dobrogea nordică
Callatis Mangalia Constanta
Capidava Capidava Constanta
Carpis Mentioned in Ptolemeu north of Aquincum
Clepidava Mentioned in Ptolemeu below the river "Tyras near Dacia"
Cumidava Râşnov Brasov the Roman camp discovered in Rasnov, the former north eastern border of the Roman empire. An inscription in stone at the Roman camp at Râşnov give the Dacian name of Cumidava.
Dinogetih Bisericuţa Tulcea Near Garvan.
Dokidava Simleul Silvaniei, Salaj
Drobeta Drobeta Turnu Severin Mehedinti
Dyonisopolis Balcik Bulgaria
Genucla Capital of King Zyraxes of Dobrogea.
Germisara Geoagiu Hunedoara
Germizena
Giridava
Helis Capital of King Dromichaetes on the Muntean plain.
Histria Istria Constanta
Marcodava Ocna-Mures Alba
Napoca Cluj-Napoca Cluj
Netindava Piscul Crăşani Ilfov Citadel with earthen ditches
Olbia Parutino Ukraine
Partiscum Szeged hungary Town at the confluence of the Mureş with the Tisa.
Pelendava Craiova Dolj
Perburdava May be another spelling of Piroboridava.
Petrodava Bâtca Doamnei, Piatra Neamţ Neamt Citadel contains shrines resembling those in the Orastiei Mountains. Kingdom of Dicomes.
Piroboridava Poiana - Adjud Vrancea
Porolissum Moigrad Salaj
Potaissa Turda Cluj
Ranisstorum May be another name for Apoulon.
Ramidava Brasov ? Buzău and Olt valleys.
Sarmizegetusa Dealul Grădiştii Hunedoara
Setidava Between Nistru and Nipru
Singidava Măgura Hunedoara Between Bretea Mureşului and Branisca
Singone
Sornum Muntenia
Sucidava Corabia Olt
Sucidava Celei Olt
Susudava Between Nistru and Nipru
Tamasidava Răcătău Bacau 4 km south of the village along the river Siret.
Tapae south west Transylvania Decebal was the leader here before becoming the king of the Dacians
Tiason Tinosu Prahova
Tibiscum Jupa - Caransebes Caras-Severin
Tsierna Dierna - Orşova Mehedinti
Ulmetum Pantelimonude Sus Constanta
Utidava Târgu Ocna Bacau 500 m southeast of the town right of the river Trotus.
Zargedava Brad Bacau
Ziridava Pecica Arad Settlement protected by earthen ditches

Second table:

Nearest current place Judetul Notes
Brasov Dacian Sanctuary of Racos
Banita Hunedoara Controlling the Jiu valley. 4km east of village.
Barbosi Galati
Beştepe Tulcea
Blidaru Hunedoara Citadel with military purpose
Branesti Galati
Breaza Transylvania
Butea Iasi
Bârlalesti Vaslui
Capalna Alba
Cioclovina Dacian fortification of a system of walls 8 to 14 m wide. The main wall has is 2.5 km with 33 perpendicular walls.
Ciurbesti Iasi
Costesti Hunedoara Dwelling-towers and sanctuaries.
Cârlomanesti Buzau
Crasanilor
Cugir Alba
Fata Cetei, Ceata Large settlement on about 40 to 50 terraces
Fetele Albe Hunedoara Civil settlement on 30 artificial terraces.
Gogosesti Iasi
Peak of Hulpe Limestone blocks on the slopes are the remains of a fortress that secured the access to Sarmizegetusa through the valley of river Sibisel.
Igesti Vaslui
Jigodin Hargita
Lupesti Vaslui
Marca Salaj
Piatra-Neamt, Cozla Neamt
Piatra Rosie Hunedoara Rectangular fortress, 102x45m, with towers at the corners.
The the east is a second fort and nearby are the traces of two round sanctuaries.
Sprâncenata Olt
Stancesti Buzau
Tilisca Sibiu
Zimnicea Teleorman Attacked by Alexander in 4th century BC
Zetea Hargita

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