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Committee Decisions

CONF 203 VIII.B.1

Inscription: The Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia (Italy)

Property: The Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia

Id. N°: 825

State Party: Italy

Criteria: C (iii)(iv)(vi)

The Committee inscribed the site on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (iii), (iv), and (vi):

Criterion (iii): Aquileia was one of the largest and most wealthy cities of the Early Roman Empire.

Criterion (iv): By virtue of the fact that most of ancient Aquileia survives intact and unexcavated, it is the most complete example of an Early Roman city in the Mediterranean world.

Criterion (vi): The Patriarchal Basilican Complex in Aquileia played a decisive role in the spread of Christianity into central Europe in the early Middle Ages.

 

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Italy
Session: 22COM