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CIUS (Gîrliciu) Dobrudja, Romania.

Roman military settlement and port, on the road between Carsium and Troesmis. In the 4th c., a cavalry squadron (cuneus equitum stablesianorum) was stationed here. The fortress was rebuilt by Valens (369) after his victory over the Goths N of Danube. No archaeological excavations have been undertaken. Traces of walls surrounded by a ditch and a rampart are visible.


Ant. It. 224.4; Not. Dig. or. 39.14.

R. Vulpe & I. Barnea, Din istoria Dobrogei, II (1968) passim; TIR, L.35 (1969) s.v.


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