Jaroslav Šašal


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(1924–88) [Bi]

Slovenian scholar and archaeologist. Born in Ljubljana, he was a student of Professor Klemene at Ljubljana University and taught in the archaeology department himself from 1951 to 1962. In 1962 he was appointed to the Slovenian Academy in Ljubljana, where he had special responsibility for Roman epigraphy. He published many reports and papers, including a magnificent archaeological gazetteer of Slovenia in 1975, to earn himself an international reputation. He undertook excavations at Emona, the forerunner of modern Ljubljana.


Antiquaries Journal, 68 (1989), 390

Subjects: Archaeology.

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