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Unnamed fort at Anreppen

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: J. Kunow, C. Haselgrove Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Sep 08, 2018 08:22 PM History
A Roman legionary camp, approximately dating to the years 4-6 CE, located at modern Anreppen, Stadt Delbrück (Germany).

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/108744

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fort, tower

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 11 I1 Anreppen

4 – approx. 6 AD, Tiberius expedition (Coins, Terra Sigillata, at the time of the Roman expedition; antique source: Velleius Paterculus reports building of a winter-camp at the upper course of the Lippe at the end of 4 AD)

Discovery: 1968

Excavations: 1968-1969, 1988-2004

Measurements: approx. 750 x 330 m = inner surface approx. 23 ha

Building structure: ditch with fossa fastigata ( width up to 7 m, depth 2,3-2,4 m) and rampart (width 3m, length approx. 1,9 km) with towers and gates, internal buildings (half-timbered buildings)

Occupancy: 1 legion, possible auxiliary units

Function: solid built legionary camp, garrison and supply safeguard for Tiberius expeditions

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Anreppen, Delbrück GER


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J. Kunow, C. Haselgrove, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Bettina Tremmel, and Tom Elliott, 'Unnamed fort at Anreppen: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/108744> [accessed: 29 September 2020]

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