Now Salona; an important town of Illyria, and the capital of
Dalmatia, was situated on a small bay of the sea. The emperor Diocletian was born at the small
village of Dioclea, near Salona; and after his abdication he retired to the neighbourhood of
Court of the Palace of Diocletian at Spalatro.
and here spent the rest of his days. The remains of his magnificent palace are still
to be seen at the village of Spalatro, the ancient Spolatum, three miles south of Salona.