Roman Regional History
ECTS credit: 5
Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Lovenjak Milan, izr. prof. dr. Pobežin Gregor
The purpose of this course is to teach the students the detailed history of our region and neighbouring countries in the Roman period. Along with the chronological overview of individual periods with the emphasis on individual events that happened in this space, written, epigraphic, and archaeological sources are introduced, as well as the administrative structure of the Roman state (provincial and local administrative apparatus), the process of gradual construction of Roman road network, military units, development of individual urban centres, the course of town territorial borders, peoples that inhabited this territory before the Roman occupation, structure of inhabitants during the Roman period (locals, colonists), the history of autochthonous, Roman, and eastern cults, the development of Roman defensive systems in this area, invasions of Barbaric peoples, and the process of the decline of Roman institutions upon the transition into Early Middle Ages.