Croatia: Archaeology and Culture between Rome and Constantinople
‘Croatia: Archaeology and Culture between Rome and Constantinople‘ by Tony O’Connor
The Dalmatian coast of Croatia is an area which has attracted settlement of peoples from both west and east. From the classical period onwards, it has been of great strategic and commercial importance to the great historical powers including Rome, Byzantium and Venice, whose influence have helped to create a stunning archaeological legacy and cultural heritage. Join us for this brief journey through time to explore some of the historical highlights from this unique and spectacular region.
Tony O’Connor, an archaeologist, museum professional and highly experienced tour lecturer, has led tours throughout the Middle East, Italy, Croatia and North Africa, in particular, Algeria and Tunisia. With an honours degree in Ancient History and Archaeology (Manchester), he has worked extensively as a field archaeologist on major North African sites, including the city of Ptolomais in Libya and many Roman villas, small towns and military sites. His knowledge of the region is both profound and extensive, aided in part by the fact that he has made landscape surveys in Libya sponsored by UNESCO.
Tony leads the following ASA tours: