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Legionary fortress on the Danube opposite the mouth of the river Regen, modern Regensburg (Tab. Peut. 4,4; It. Ant. 250,1: Regino; Not. Dign. Occ. 35,17; It. Ant. 259,3; 6: ad castra; milestones [1; 2]: a legione; CIL V 32909: D(omo) Regino; name for the appendant civilian settlement, only passed down in the Medieval period, but possibly going back to a Celtic root: Radaspona).
Built in the 70s of the 2nd cent. AD as the garrison quarters of the legio III Italica (CIL III…
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Waldherr, Gerhard H. (Regensburg),
“Regina Castra”, in:
Brill’s New Pauly
, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry.
Consulted online on 21 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1019930>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510