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Bar – Roman Period

Due to piracy of Illyrians and requests for assistance of Greek colonists, who lived on the east coast of the Adriatic Sea, the Romans went to war against the Illyrian QueenTeuta in 229th BC. After two wars, the Illyrian state was destroyed in 168th BC, and a Roman consul Lucius Ancius announced then Illyrian leaders in the city of Shkodra that the kingdom will beterminated. There is a period in which there is a gradual Romanization of the indigenous population. Archaeological research in the wider area of Montenegrin coast prove that the Illyrian coastal towns but inthe early decades of the first century AD and to revive the territorial spread. This is the period when the Romanization began increasingly to interventions Illyrian ethnos and the process will in thefollowing two centuries to be almost over. No ancient writer specifically mentions a place that could be located on the Bara area, as is the case with Budva, Risan and Ulcinj. However, as they areconfirmed by archaeological research in recent decades, discovered a large number of material testimonies to the Roman Empire, scattered in a number of localities near the Bar of the first century BCto the fourth century AD. In the town the most important traces of Roman civilization were found by accident. These are parts of a Roman sarcophagus from the 3rd century, which is carved in reliefperformances from Greek mythology. It is a scene of hunting wild boar or Kalidonskog Meleagre. Mythological heroes Meleagre view is very widespread in the ancient monuments of the middle third centuryand are encountered as a motif on ancient bas-reliefs. Two of these sarcophagi, which are almost identical in composition with marsh, found in the saloons and Eulezini. Fifties was found and a mosaicfloor near the port, and dug canals to drain in the center of the city destroyed a large necropolis with tombs, which were made of tegula roof that contained a large number of grave goods. After the...
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