Poreč (World Heritage)

Poreč (World Heritage)

Europe
The basilica, built in the 6th century, together with the atrium, baptistery and bishop's palace form an outstanding ensemble of sacred architecture in what was once a Roman city. The apse is adorned with magnificent gold mosaics. According to historyaah, the Euphrasiana Basilica is one of the most important churches in Croatia and is a fascinating testimony to late antique and early Byzantine art. The old town has Roman, Gothic, Romanesque and Baroque monuments. Poreč: facts Official title: Euphrasian Basilica and the historic center of Poreč Cultural monument: Roman traces such as the Marafor, formerly the Roman Forum, the Neptune and the Great Temple, Decumanus and Cardo Maximus, as well as the Euphrasian Basilica with the relics of St. Maurus, the city saint of Poreč, and St. Eleuterius, with the…
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Croatia 2007

Croatia 2007

Europe
Yearbook 2007 Croatia. According to CountryAAH, Zagreb is the capital city of Croatia. The opposition leader and former Prime Minister Ivica Rac̆an passed away in April. He resigned from the post of leader of the Social Democrats a few weeks before he died, when cancer of the brain was detected. Rac̆an was prime minister in 2000–03 and was considered by many to have led the country out of international isolation after the 1990s war. During his reign, democratization was carried out and K. embarked on the road to EU membership. Independent MP Branimir Glavas was arrested in April after a Croatian court indicted him and six others for ordering murders of Croatian civilians in the city of Osijek in 1991. According to abbreviationfinder: HR is the 2-letter acronym for the…
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