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Diocletian’s Palace at Split Isabella Image Monday 09 September 2019

Ruling in the 3rd century AD the reforming Roman emperor Diocletian’s most enduring legacy is probably his building schemes including his monumental palace at Split. We examine the palace and consider its impact on the young Robert Adam plus its influence on neo-classicism of the 18th century.