Sarmizegetusa Regia, Romania

Sarmizegetusa Regia was the capital and the most important military, religious and political center of Dacia before the wars with the Roman Empire (101-102 and 105-106). Decebal (Decebalus) was the last king of Dacia. he was defeated by the Roman Emperor Traian (Trajan). The latter will move the capital to Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa (so don’t confuse the two).

Enjoy a picture of the ruins full of history, mystery and beauty of Sarmizegetusa Regia. For more photography, see the volume on Amazon:

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Argamum (Orgame), Romania

Orgame is the first Greek polis of actual Romania mentioned in historical documents (6th Century BC by Hecataeus of Milet). It was a huge city: it seems that most of the about 100 ha is still under the ground!
Later on it was under Roman occupation (1st-5th century AD) and changed its name to Argamum.
Its ruins are waiting to be discovered! Enjoy a picture below. For more photography see the volume on Amazon:

Romanian Castles and Fortresses. II: Photography

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Histria, Romania

Histria was a Greek city (polis) on the western coast of the Black Sea, close to Danube (named Ister at that time), and probably the first urban settlement (7th Century BC!) in the territory that later will become Romania.
In the first century of our era, Histria was occupied by the Romans. It was destroyed by the invasions of the Avars and the Slavs in the 7th century AD. Now, the ruins are witnesses of its rich history. Enjoy a picture of Histria. For more photography (of Histria and more), see the volume on Amazon:

Romanian Castles and Fortresses. II: Photography

Romanian Castles and Fortresses. Volume 2

The waiting is over. Romanian Castles and Fortresses. Volume 2 can be found on Amazon!
Many centuries of history in fifty pages:
Sarmizegetusa Regia
Adamclisi (Tropaeum Traiani)
Argamum (Orgame)
On the cover, Rasnov Citadel, Brasov County, Transylvania, Romania.
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