Vodosnabdevanje u utvrđenjima i gradskim naseljima srednjovekovne Srbije (XIII-XV vek)

Petrović, Vladeta (2021) Vodosnabdevanje u utvrđenjima i gradskim naseljima srednjovekovne Srbije (XIII-XV vek). In: Između Podunavlja i Sredozemlja : tematski zbornik posvećen prof. dr Siniši Mišiću povodom njegovog 60. rođendana. Niš : Centar za crkvene studije; Požarevac : Narodni muzej, pp. 133-151. ISBN 978-86-84147-52-5

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WATER SUPPLY IN FORTRESSES AND URBAN SETTLEMENTS OF MEDIEVAL SERBIA (13-15th CENTURY) Development of all fortifications and urban settlements depended on good system of water supply. In fortifications, often erected on high ground, atmospheric water was gathered and filtered in cisterns. The cisterns were made as hollows in the rock, covered with clay and filled with gravel or sand, with a well in the middle. Cisterns of this type were uncovered in Užice, Maglič, Koznik, Novo Brdo. Wells with underground water were found in Smederevo and Stalać. In some cases, fortifications depended on water from nearby springs. Due to the danger of sieges, these springs were fortified, or secret passages led to them. In medieval mining towns, water was used in ore processing. These settlements were supplied with drinking and industrial water by highly developed plumbing system. For example, a 12-kilometer-long pipeline made of ceramic pipes supplied the mining site of Plana. Parallel to this pipeline there was an open canal with water, used for ore processing and smelting. In Prizren and Niš there were systems of canals used for mills, irrigating fields and gardens, water supplying of households and sewerage network.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Srbija, srednji vek, utvrđenje, grad, bunar, cisterna, vodovod, vodena kula
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D111 Medieval History
D History General and Old World > DR Balkan Peninsula
Depositing User: Milica J
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2023 10:17
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2023 09:22
URI: http://rih.iib.ac.rs/id/eprint/1102

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