Archaeology Travel, Croatia, Dalmatia, Museum, Roman Temples

The Augusteum at Narona (Croatia)

Narona was an ancient city located in the Narenta Valley in present-day southern Croatia near the border with Bosnia-Herzegovina. The valley, home to the ancient Illyrian tribe, served as the route for the exchange of goods between the Mediterranean, the Adriatic Sea and the Illyrian hinterland. Narona became a major Roman stronghold and had a Roman… Continue reading The Augusteum at Narona (Croatia)

Archaeology Travel, Croatia, Histria, Roman villa

Exploring the Roman Villa on Brijuni Island (Croatia)

Off the coast of Istria, just a few kilometers from Pula, lies the Brijuni archipelago, which includes 14 small islands. Famous for their scenic beauty, the islands are a holiday resort and a Croatian National Park. In Roman times, numerous Roman villae rusticae adorned the coast of these islands referred to by Pliny the Elder… Continue reading Exploring the Roman Villa on Brijuni Island (Croatia)

Archaeology Travel, Croatia, Histria, Photography

Exploring Classical Pula – images from the other Adriatic Pearl

Located at the Southern tip of of the Istrian peninsula, Pula sits at a location highly appreciated by ancient civilizations. It is a town of extraordinary beauty and culture with a three thousand year long history. This important Istrian port boasts a rich and varied cultural heritage that has attracted visitors for centuries. According to legend,… Continue reading Exploring Classical Pula – images from the other Adriatic Pearl

Archaeology Travel, Croatia, Dalmatia, Photography, Roman Army, SPQR

Picture of the week: The arches of the Burnum principium in Dalmatia (Croatia)

I just got back from a one week holiday in Croatia. I had a fabulous time exploring wonderful places which will certainly be the subject of future posts. This photo was taken at the archaeological site of Burnum, a Roman Legionary camp located nearby the natural beauties of the Krka National park. The camp was… Continue reading Picture of the week: The arches of the Burnum principium in Dalmatia (Croatia)