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At the edge of empires: the Noviodunum project, Romania

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Author(s): Kris Lockyear

Journal: Archaeology International
ISSN 1463-1725

Volume: 6;
Start page: 21;
Date: 2002;
Original page

Keywords: Noviodunum Project | Romania

ABSTRACT
The Roman fortress of Noviodunum on the lower Danube guarded the border of both the Roman and the Byzantine empire against barbaricum – the lands of the so-called barbarians – to the north and east. In a new collaborative project, Romanian archaeologists and colleagues from the Institute of Archaeology and the universities of Cambridge and Southampton are beginning to investigate both the site and its relationship with its hinterland and the wider imperial frontier zone.
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