Alba Iulia–Apulum

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References

Site

Anghel, D. 1999: ‘Continuitatea unei fortificații de la castrul roman Apulum la cetățile medievale din Alba Iulia (La continuité d‘une fortification du castrum romain Apulum aux cités médiévales d’Alba Iulia),‘ in AANTIM, 1999, 175–80 [general]

Gudea, N. 1979: ‘The defensive system of Roman Dacia,’ Britannia 10, 63–87 [general]

Gudea, N. (ed.), Roman Frontier Studies: Proceedings of the XVIIth International Congress of Roman Frontier Studies, Zalău

Hanson, W. S. and Oltean, I. A. 2003: ‘The Identification of Roman Buildings from the Air: Recent Discoveries in Western Transylvania ,’ Archaeological Prospection 10, 101–17 [canabae]

Moga, V. 1994: ‘Castrul roman Apulum,’ Apulum 31, 131–7 [general]

Moga, V. 1997: Un secol de la debutul investigaţiilor în Castrul roman de la Apulum, Alba Iulia [general]

Moga, V. 1999a: Apulum – porta principalis dextra – a castrului Legiunii XIII Geminae, Alba Iulia [defences]

Moga, V. 1999b: ‘Descoperiri arheologice din poarta castrului Apulum,’ Apulum 36, 215–24 [defences]

Moga, V. 1999b: ‘Le camp romain d’Apulum (Alba Iulia),’ in Gudea 1999, 463–5 [general]

Moga, V. 2002: ‘Castrul roman de la Apulum, Editura Casa Cărţii de Ştiinţă, Cluj, 1998,’ SIB 23–5 (1999–2001), 44–70 [general]

Opreanu, C. 1998: ‘Castrul legiunii I Adiutrix de la Apulum în timpul lui Traian. Consecinţe asupra urbanismului roman la Apulum,’ Apulum 35, 121–34 [canabae]

Opreanu, C. 1999: ‘Legio I Adiutrix in Dacia. Military action and its place of garrison during Trajan’s reign,’ in Gudea 1999, 571–84 [general]

Finds

Băluţă, C. L. 1995: ‘Ştampile tegulare militare inedite descoperite la Apulum. Ştampile cu antroponim,’ Apulum 32, 205–29 [tiles]

Băluţă, C. L. 1997: ‘Tipuri de ştampile tegulare militare inedite descoperite la Apulum. Ştampile fără antroponim,’ Apulum 34, 133–68 [tiles]

Băluţă, C. L. 2000: ‘Inscripţii tegulare militare descoperite recent la Apulum-Partoş,’ Apulum 37, 351–67 [tiles]

Ciugudean, D. and Ciugudean, H. 2000: ‘Un mormânt de militar roman de la Apulum (Un tombeau militaire romain d’Apulum),’ Apulum 37, 341–9 [sculpture]

Coulston, J. C. N. 1995: ‘The sculpture of an armoured figure at Alba Iulia, Romania,’ Arma 7, 13–17 [sculpture]

Visiting and browsing

Apulum gatewayThe southern fortress gate (porta principalis dextra) has been excavated and partially reconstructed (image from Wikimedia Commons).

More information about the archaeology of Apulum can be found at the Apulum Archaeology Blog.

A 3D computer graphic of the fortress has been produced and is described in this PDF.

Weather conditions prior to an intended visit can be checked on this webcam.


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Page last updated 31st August 2011

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