Decebalus scene on Column of Trajan. Depicts Dacian ( Romanian ancestors) commander Decebalus committing suicide by a tree. The Romans admired his death, because he refused to die at the hands of the Romans.
Burebista. Territories located north of the Danube were inhabited by Dacians, who are considered to have belonged to the Getae tribes, mentioned by Herodotus, that were a branch of Thracian people. The Dacian kingdom reached its peak between 82 and 44 BC during the reign of Burebista.