History The Battles of Trajan

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A list of all important battles fought by Trajan. This battles list includes any Trajan battles, conflicts, campaigns, wars, skirmishes or military engagements of any kind. This list displays the battles Trajan fought in alphabetically, but the battles/military engagements contain information such as where the battle was fought and who else was involved. This list includes Roman–Persian Wars, Roman–Parthian Wars and more items.

If you are looking to answer the questions, "Which battles did Trajan fight in?" and "Which battles was Trajan involved in?" then this list has got you covered. (8 items)

Battle of Adamclisi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Battles of Trajan
Dobruja - The Battle of Adamclisi was a major battle in the Dacian Wars, fought in the winter of 101 to 102 between the Roman Empire and the Dacians near Adamclisi, in modern Romania.

Battle of Sarmisegetusa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Battles of Trajan
Transylvania, Romania - The Battle of Sarmizegetusa was a siege of Sarmizegetusa, the capital of Dacia, fought in 106 between the army of the Roman Emperor Trajan, and the Dacians led by King Decebalus.

Battle of the Willows is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Battles of Trajan
Battle of the Willows Moesia - The Battle of the Willows took place at a place called ad Salices, or according to Ammianus, a road way-station called Ad Salices; probably located within 15 kilometres of Marcianople, although ...more

Dacian Wars is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Battles of Trajan
Dacian Wars Sarmizegetusa Regia - The Dacian Wars were two military campaigns fought between the Roman Empire and Dacia during Roman Emperor Trajan's rule. The conflicts were triggered by the constant Dacian threat on the ...more

First Dacian War is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Battles of Trajan
First Dacian War Roman Dacia - The First Roman–Dacian War took place from 101 to 102 AD. The Kingdom of Dacia, under King Decebalus, had become a threat to the Roman Empire, and defeated several of Rome's armies during ...more

Roman–Parthian Wars is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Battles of Trajan
Roman–Parthian Wars Mesopotamia - The Roman–Parthian Wars were a series of conflicts between the Parthian Empire and the Romans. It was the first series of conflicts in what would be 719 years of Roman–Persian Wars. Early ...more

Roman–Persian Wars is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Battles of Trajan
Roman–Persian Wars Palestine - The Roman–Persian Wars were a series of conflicts between states of the Greco-Roman world and two successive Iranian empires: the Parthian and the Sassanid. Battles between the Parthian Empire ...more

Second Battle of Tapae is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Battles of Trajan
Second Battle of Tapae Transylvania, Romania - The Second Battle of Tapae was the decisive battle of the first Dacian War, in which Roman Emperor Trajan defeated the Dacian King Decebalus's army. Other setbacks in the campaign delayed its ...more