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Summary

Roman village of Vindia

Class:

  • Rural settlement
  • visible
  • Location ± 5-25 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Gordian Knot

Gordian Knot

Gordium, citadel

Gordium, citadel

Gordion, Kuştepe

Gordion Fortification

Gordion

GORDIUM. Capital of ancient Phrygia.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

A small Roman-period settlement identified with Vindia1.

See:

  1. Andrew L. Goldman, A Roman Town Cemetery at Gordion, Turkey" Expedition Magazine 43.2 (July 2001): n. pag. Expedition Magazine. Penn Museum, July 2001 Web. 02 Oct 2017

References

  1. Although no direct proof has been found to confirm this hypothesis, Gordion distance from other known points on the road indicates that the statio lay at or near the site. In 1996, the discovery of a Roman soldier’s tombstone in a field near the Citadel Mound has provided the first concrete evidence that the military were operating in some capacity in the area