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Poljička cesta 35, Split, Croatia

The city in antiquity on the eastern Adriatic coast

Code: 67628
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Ivan Matijević
Lecturers: Zvonimir Forker - Seminar
Take exam: Studomat

1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Seminar 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
To introduce students with the development of urban settlements on the eastern coast of Adriatic which took place in three main stages. The first took place in the prehistoric hillforts surrounded with great walls. The second is strongly marked by Greek colonization which introduced urban principles of orthogonal plan. The third is marked by the establishment of the Roman Empire, which led to a highly developed urban achievements. Because of the frequent invasions of barbarians the time of late antiquity revived the old hillfort positions.
Learning outcomes:
  1. Observe the basic principles of the development of urban settlements on the eastern coast of Adriatic during three main periods
  2. Identify the main characteristics of the Greek city
  3. Note the difference between the Greek and Roman cities
  4. Describe the circumstances in which certain Roman colony was established
  5. Interpret basic developmental principles of Roman cities
  1. Antika, , Nenad Cambi, Ljevak, Zagreb, 2002.
  2. Prošlost Zadra I., , Mate Suić, Matica Hrvatska, Zadar, 1981.
  3. Antički grad na istočnom Jadranu, , Mate Suić, Golden Marketing, 2003.
Optional literature:
  1. Grad u historiji, , L. Mumford, , 1968.
  2. Deset knjiga o arhitekturi, , Vitruvije, , 2005.
  3. The Ancient Roman City, , J. Stambaugh, , 1998.
  4. The City in the Greek and Roman World, , E. J. Owens, , 1994.
1. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - History; Teacher Education
Consultations schedule: