Diocletian's Palace (Split, Croatia)
The fortress-like palace was built by Roman Emperor Diocletian on the coast near his home town.
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This animation presents the history of Ancient Rome throughout the centuries.
The Pula Arena, located in present-day Croatia, was one of the largest Roman amphitheatres in the Antiquity.
The excellent road and aqueduct system covering the whole empire reflects well the development of the Roman civilisation.
Wealthy citizens in ancient Rome owned large houses with varied layouts of several rooms.
As the Roman Empire expanded, military camps were established on the newly conquered territories.
The magnificent bath complex of the Roman Emperor was built in the 3rd century AD.
The ancient Roman arena became well-known for the chariot races held here.
The most famous and most magnificent amphitheatre of Rome was built in the 1st century.
The largest bronze-age building complex of ancient Crete was probably the centre of Minoan civilisation.
The ´Temple of all gods´ was built during the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian.
Today called Dubrovnik, this Croatian city is known for its spectacular architecture and beautiful location.
The building commissioned by Pompey the Great was the first permanent theatre in Ancient Rome.
Senators, being members of the highest social class of ancient Rome, wore togas with purple edges.
The Arch of Triumph was built at the entrance of the Forum Romanum, to commemorate Emperor Titus’ victory in the Siege of Jerusalem.
A bireme is a type of ancient warship, with a characteristic pointed bow and two decks of oars, used by many armies.
Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.
The warship having several rows of oars was the typical warship of the Hellenistic era.
Mercenaries of the ancient Roman army were well-trained and well equipped with the most up-to-date weapons.