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Rastko Vasić: Die Fibeln im Zentralbalkan

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Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
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14-majnarić1.indd  245  Prähistorische Bronzefunde XIV, 12, Stuttgart 1999., 141 pages, 70 tables, drawings and maps and synchrono- us tables. The series of monographs/catalogues Prähistor- ische Bronzefunde (hereinafter PBF), has, as we know, a specific prescribed structure for sections and themes and methods for compiling catalogue works. Nonetheless, despite this established frame- work, some of the monographs are generally simple catalogues, while others fill in the framework with a multitude of supplementary data and additional interpretations of the finds being presented. This monograph by R. Vasić on fibulae of the central Bal- kans belongs among the latter category. The former monographs are merely useful, while the latter are both useful and interesting, and they contribute to greater knowledge on individual topics. In the foreword the author explains how the war- time circumstances and the collapse of Yugoslavia during the final phases of writing the book led to a change in its original title: Fibulae in Eastern Yu- Prähistorische Bronzefunde XIV, 12, Stuttgart 1999, 141 stranica, 70 tablica crteža i karata i sinkronistička tabela. Serija monografija-kataloga Prähistorische Bron- zefunde (dalje PBF), kao što znamo, ima određenu propisanu koncepciju poglavlja i tema te način izra- de kataloškoga dijela. Ipak, unatoč zadanim okviri- ma, neke su monografije uglavnom puki katalozi, a druge ispune okvire mnoštvom popratnih podataka i dodatnom interpretacijom predstavljenih nala- za. Potonjima pripada i ova monografija R. Vasića o srednjobalkanskim fibulama. Prve monografije samo su korisne, a druge i korisne i zanimljive te doprinose bitnom napretku spoznaja o pojedinim temama. Autor je u predgovoru objasnio kako je u završnoj fazi pisanja knjige zbog ratnih prilika i raspada Ju- goslavije došlo do promjene prijašnjeg naslova «Fi- bule u istočnoj Jugoslaviji». Naslov je promijenjen, ali u tekstu ćemo naići na još poneke zemljopisne oznake i nazive iz prethodn

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