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TRANSMARISCA

TRANSMARISCA (Τρομάρισκα, Ptol. 3.10.11; Τραμαρίσκας and Τρασμάρικα, Procop. de Aed. 4.7. p. 292; Stamarisca, Geogr. Rav. 4.7), a strong fortress of Lower Moesia, opposite to the spot where the Mariscus flows into the Danube. It was the head-quarters of two cohorts of the Legio xi. Claudia, and also of some light-armed troops. (Itin. Ant. p. 223; Not. Imp.; Tab. Pent). Now Turtukai, Tuturkai, or Toterkan.

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