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Carole Raddato
published on 14 December 2023
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Histria (or Istros) was a Greek colony near the mouth of the Danube (known as Ister in Ancient Greek) on the western coast of the Black Sea in modern-day Romania, established by settlers from Miletus in the middle of the 7th century BCE. The city was under Roman rule from the 1st to 3rd centuries CE when it became part of the Roman province of Moesia Inferior. The image shows the residential district located on the eastern side of the town, dating from the late Roman period.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2023, December 14). Histria. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18265/histria/

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Raddato, Carole. "Histria." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 14, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18265/histria/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Histria." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Dec 2023. Web. 21 Jul 2024.