Samsat–Samosata

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References

Site

French, d. 1994: ‘Legio III Gallica’, in Dabrowa, E. (ed.), The Roman and Byzantine Army in the East. Proceedings of a Colloquium Held at the Jagiellonian University, Kraków in September 1992, 29–46

Gregory, S. 1995–97: Roman Military Architecture on the Eastern Frontier, Amsterdam, vol. 2, 124–8

Parker, S.T. 2000: ‘Roman legionary fortresses in the East’, in Brewer, R.J. (ed.), Roman Fortresses and their Legions: Papers in Honour of George C Boon, FRHistS, FSA, Cardiff, 123

Visiting and browsing

Since the site is now underwater, a boat will be a prerequisite for a visit. The fortress site was never explored archaeologically and was flooded when Turkey built the Ataturk Dam in 1989. There is a very limited Wikipedia page on the site.


Additional information for inclusion may be sent to info@legionaryfortresses.info
(please put fortress site name in the subject line; all other emails may be treated as spam and deleted).

Page last updated 25th November 2013.

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