The Early Christian Episcopal Seats on the Territory of Serbia

Cvijanović, Irena R. (2023) The Early Christian Episcopal Seats on the Territory of Serbia. In: History of Urbanization in Europe : Collection of Articles of the III International Scientific Conference. Nizhny Novgorod State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering; Institute of History, Nizhny Novgorod; Belgrade, pp. 5-22. ISBN 978-5-528-00541-6

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Foundation of the cities on the territory of today’s Serbia started with the arrival of Romans. After Roman conquest was gradually carried out Romanization and urbanization. With the development of Christianity, new city quarters were formed, where objects of Christianity cult were stored. In the last phase of their development the antique cities became episcopal seats. During Justinian’s reign many cities were built or restored, and new epoch started in the military, administrative and church view. The Emperor Justinian I built Caričin grad, i.e. Justiniana Prima, near his place of birth, Taurision, in Southern Serbia. Caričin grad served as the metropolitan seat of the Archbishopric of Justiniana Prima, that had jurisdiction over the provinces of the Late Roman Diocese of Dacia in central parts of the Southeastern Europe. The invasion of Gots, Huns, Avars and Slavs brought the break in development of the city life of Roman type. During the Early Middle Ages appeared the Serbian Principalities with new church organization

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Roman cities, Christianization, episcopal seats, baptisteries, territory of today’s Serbia
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BR Christianity
D History General and Old World > D History (General)
D History General and Old World > DR Balkan Peninsula
Depositing User: Slavica Merenik
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2024 11:23
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2024 13:42

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