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(E) 1700 years of Split that we know
http://www.croatia.org/crown/articles/6366/1/E-1700-years-of-Split-that-we-know.html
By Nenad N. Bach
Published on 03/20/2002
 

 


The town of Split is a unique jewel of the Roman and Croatian heritage. It was developed out of the walls of Roman emperorDiocletianís palace 1700 years ago. After extending the emperorís palace walls the city became the administrative and cultural center of Split-Dalmatia County with more than 200,000 inhabitants.Numerous cultural and artistic events, such as drama, opera, ballet, and concerts are held in Split between July 15 and August 15 every year. This is known as the Split Summer.


(E) 1700 years of Split that we know

 


The town of Split is a unique jewel of the Roman and Croatian heritage. It was developed out of the walls of Roman emperorDiocletianís palace 1700 years ago. After extending the emperorís palace walls the city became the administrative and cultural center of Split-Dalmatia County with more than 200,000 inhabitants.Numerous cultural and artistic events, such as drama, opera, ballet, and concerts are held in Split between July 15 and August 15 every year. This is known as the Split Summer.