The first Roman fort on the left bank
of the Danube in Iža - a bridgehead of the legionary fortress in
Brigetio – was build during the reign of Marcus Aurelius
(161-180 AD), during so called Marcomannic wars. This
earth-and-timber fort was burned down during a unexpected Germanic
attack shortly after it was build.
one of the Roman counteracts towards the end of the Marcomannic
wars, several Roman military units temporarily camped in marching
camps build in the proximity of at the time presumably already
the ruins of the original earth-and-timber fort was, at the end of
the of the 2nd century AD, build a new stone fort.
the war in the middle of the 3rd century AD was this
fort strongly damaged.
reconstruction works of the fort fortification system were
undertaken in the 4th century AD, during the reign of
the Constantine Dynasty.
During the reign of the
Emperor Valentinian I. ( 364-375 AD) was the fort renovated for
the last time and probably very soon after his death it was
destroyed and abandoned.
the end of the 4th and beginning of the 5th
century AD, was the area of the fort occupied by mixed groups of
local Germanic tribes and newcomers. After their departure was
this area never reoccupied.
the proximity of the Roman fort area a small settlement with a
cemetery was founded in the 10th century AD.