Diocletian's Palace (Split, Croatia)

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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Diocletian, palace, Ancient Rome, Római Birodalom, Croatia, Mediterranean, Rome, Dalmatia, Dinaric Alps, emperor, imperial period, fortress, province, history, antiquity, Mediterranean Sea, architecture, culture, church, port, gate, mausoleum, Adriatic Sea

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Questions

  • When was Diocletian's Palace built?
  • In which present-day country are the remnants of Diocletian's Palace found?
  • On the shore of which sea was Diocletian's Palace built?
  • What political regime did Diocletian introduce as emperor?
  • What title did Diocletian have during the tetrarchy?
  • How did Diocletian's reign end?
  • Which type of building's characteristics are NOT found in the palace?
  • How many people lived in the palace during Diocletian's lifetime?
  • When did Diocletian live in the palace?
  • What shape was the floor plan of the building complex?
  • Along which wall are there no watchtowers?
  • What gate does the palace NOT have?
  • How tall are the walls of the palace?
  • Is it true that the area of the palace exceeds 30 thousand km²?
  • What is the name of the area that houses religious buildings?
  • In which Roman province was the palace built?
  • How many towers are found in the palace?
  • Which gate is probably the main entrance of the palace?
  • Which entrance of the palace faced the sea?
  • What shape is the floor plan of Diocletian's mausoleum?
  • Which Roman god did Diocletian consider his patron deity?
  • How did Diocletian die?
  • Is it true that Diocletian did not live in his palace for more than ten years?
  • What is the peristyle?

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