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 (mē′shə, -shē-ə)
An ancient region of southeast Europe south of the Danube River in what is now Serbia and northern Bulgaria. Originally inhabited by Thracians, it was conquered by the Romans c. 29 bc and occupied by Goths in the fourth century ad.


(ˈmi ʃi ə)

an ancient country in S Europe, S of the Danube and N of ancient Thrace and Macedonia: later a Roman province.
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During the Roman Period, the region where Greece is was called Provincia Akhaia, north of Greece was called Macedonia, the region containing the Thracia region of Turkey was called Thracia, and the northern region was called Moesia.
myth of Alcestis in Moesia Superior', Archaeologia Bulgarica 12,1,
Entre todos esos testimonios epigraficos, solo un texto de Nifon, en Moesia inferior (36), alude a la condicion de Adventus como consul ii en el segundo semestre del ano 218.
Thus, Bulgaria and Serbia are referred to as Moesia (Inferior and Superior, respectively), Hungary is Pannonia, Transylvania, Moldavia and Wallachia are Dacia, the European part of Turkey is Romania, but they knew that, even if the old names were still in use, the people living there were no longer Moesians, Pannonians or Huns, Dacians or Romans, but rather Bulgarians and Serbs (Slavs), Hungarians, Romanians, Turks and Hellenes, etc.
Mizia Oil and Gas received the oil and gas prospecting license after Bulgariaas government approved the proposal for the transfer of rights from the current holder, Moesia Oil and Gas, according to the governmentas press office.
Procurement Subject of the Contract Resulting From This Procurement Procedure Is the Provision of Fire and Rescue, Category V, the Production Areas of the Division of Exploration and Production (E & P) Omv Petrom Asset Iv Moesia South and Asset V Moesia North .
The empire allowed the Goths to cross the Danube and reside in Moesia in 376AD.
20) Indeed, we are told that he had fresh forces, and that others were on their way from Dalmatia, Pannonia and Moesia, while the already defeated troops were in good spirits, and were seeking to avenge their previous loss at Betriacum (Oth.
In the Notitia Dignitatum the comites commerciorum of Moesia, Scythia and Pontus form a unit (Or.
Each of the 300 students admitted to universities of Alexandria, Moesia among others receive tuition fees amounting $53 to cover food and accommodation expenses throughout the year while their performance is monitored.