Diocletian's Palace - Little Art Books Author:Tomislav Marasovic Dr. Tomislav Marasovic, an art historian of Split, guides us through the one-time Palace of Diocletian in Split, built circa 300 A.D. probably the most fascinating structure an one of the most magnificent monuments of ancient times in Yugoslavia. Medieval Split developed within the Palace walls, as did part of the present-day city. In the proc... more »ess, many buildings were destroyed, repaired, reconstructed, and given over to purposes other than those to which they had originally been dedicated. The wealth of carving which once decorated and enlivened the fortified Palace was thus lost.
What remains today, although in many cases partially submerged by other buildings, has been utilized by the author to give the reader an integral view and to acquaint him with the most interesting details.« less