3. Creating a City: Antivari between Antiquity and the Middle Ages
The Archaeology of Stari Bar - The Evolution, Dissolution and Reinvention of an Adriatic Town - Sauro Gelichi
Sauro Gelichi [+]
University Ca' Foscari
This chapter traces the historical and settlement evolution of Antivari (Stari Bar) over time. After an outline contextualization of the site prior to Rome, the evidence for the late antique(4th-7th centuries AD) period is discussed, followed by coverage of the Middle and Late Byzantine phases, the rise of Antivari as an episcopal seat and the, its development into a city in the late Middle Ages.