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Book: The Archaeology of Stari Bar

Chapter: 3. Creating a City: Antivari between Antiquity and the Middle Ages

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.24858


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.

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