previous next


SALICES (AD), a place in Moesia which the Antonine Itinerary places not far from the mouths of the Danube at 43 M. P. from Halmyris, and 62 Mi. P. from Tomi. The low and marshy meadows which surrounded it were the scene of the sanguinary battle between the great Fridigern and the legions of Valens. (Amm. Marc. 31.7.5; Gibbon, c. xxvi.; Le Beau, Bas Empire, iv. p. 112; Greenwood, Hist. of the Germans, p. 328.)


hide References (1 total)
  • Cross-references from this page (1):
    • Ammianus Marcellinus, Rerum Gestarum, 31.7.5
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: