Cities of the Adriatic: Venice and Split

Both Venice and Split were founded by Roman activity. Split as a palace fortress for Emperor Diocletian, and Venice as a refuge for mainland Romans fleeing the disintegration of the Roman empire. We visit each city to see what makes them so interesting to the modern traveller.


DELIVERY MODE

  • This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom.
  • This course requires students to have an email, a reliable internet connection, a microphone/speakers and access to a tablet, smartphone or computer.


SUGGESTED READING
City of Falling Angels – John Berendt
A History of Venice - John Julius Norwich
Venice by Lonely Planet
Croatia – a town forged in War – Marcus Tanner
Chasing a Croatian Girl: A Survivor’s Tale – Cody Brown


COURSE OUTLINE

  • The foundation of the Palace at Split
  • Cathedral of St. Domnius
  • Sailing into Venice
  • The history of Venice
  • St. Mark’s Basilica
  • Piazza San Marco


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Have a greater understanding of travels to Venice and Split.
$39 Limited

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