Praevalitana


Praevalitana

Praevalitana (also "Praevaliana" or "Prevalis") was an ancient Roman province. It included parts of present-day Montenegro, Serbia, and Albania.

History

It was formed during the reign of emperor Diocletian (284-305) from southeastern corner of the province of Dalmatia. [http://www.magellannarfe.com/virtualrome/central/pannonia/dalmatia/page.htm]

Cities

Capitals of Praevalitana were Scodra (Shkodër) and Doclea (Duklja). Other cities in the province included Anderva (Nikšić), Acruvium (Kotor), Risunium (Risan), Butua (Budva), etc.

Literature

*Piero Sticotti: Die römische Stadt Doclea in Montenegro (Kaiserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, Schriften der Balkankommission, Antiquarische Abteilung, 6), Wien, 1913.

ee also

*Roman province

External links

* [http://soltdm.com/geo/arts/delta/hierocl.jpgMap]
* [http://www.croatia-in-english.com/images/maps/3-5cen.jpgMap]
* [http://www.euratlas.com/big/big0300.htm Map]


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