Re: [tied] for you Piotr

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 17060
Date: 2002-12-08

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Subject: Re: [tied] for you Piotr

> it remains open what whanted the romans mean with "dacia ripensis" in
> this case. As they gave thisname in the II century i guess the meaning
> of Ripensis was as in dictionary given as fallow:
> ripa=shore, shore of a river, shore of a sea.

No. Latin dictionaries translate ri:pensis as 'situated or stationed on a river's bank'.

The name means "Riverside Dacia" (the river being the Danube, of course).