The chief town of Dacia, near the modern Vachely or Gradischte, on the river Sargetia
(Stral). It was the residence of the Dacian kings, and after Trajan's conquest of the country
was made a Roman colony (Dio Cass. lv. 23).
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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