Aleksandar Stipčević

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Aleksandar Stipčević Ph.D. (born October 10, 1930[1]) is a Croatian-Albanian[2] archeologist, bibliographer, librarian and historian that specialized in the study of Illyrians.

His magnum opus is the 1974 book Illyrians (Croatian: Iliri) that besides English is also translated into Italian and Albanian.[1]

Origin and work[edit]

He was born in the village of Arbanasi near Zadar, Croatia (then Zara, Kingdom of Italy).[1] He was a full professor at the University of Zagreb from 1987 until his retirement in 1997.[1] He is a member of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Kosovo.[3]

Works[edit]

  • Gli Iliri ("Illyrians"; 1966)
  • Arte degli Illiri ("The Illyrian Art"; 1963)
  • Iliri: povijest, život, kultura (1974)
  • Bibliografija antičke arheologije u Jugoslaviji (I–II, 1977)
  • Kultni simboli kod Ilira ("The Illyrian Cult Symbols"; 1981)
  • Povijest knjige ("The History of Books"; 1985, extended edition in 2006)
  • Cenzura u knjižnicama ("Censorship and Libraries"; 1992)
  • O savršenom cenzoru (1994)
  • Sudbina knjige (2000)
  • Socijalna povijest knjige u Hrvata (I–II, 2004–05)
  • Tradicijska kultura zadarskih Arbanasa (2011)

Some of them are translated to other languages.

He was the editor-in-chief of the second volume of the Croatian Biographical Lexicon (1983–1989).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Aleksandar Stipčević". matica.hr (in Croatian). Matica hrvatska. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 
  2. ^ http://www.uiliria.org/ui/mobile/mobile/http://www.uiliria.org/ui/index.php/aktivitetet/konferenca/3104-Konferenc-shkencore-ndrkombtare---ILIRIA-dhe-ILIRT.html
  3. ^ "Stipčević, Aleksandar", Croatian Encyclopedia (in Croatian), Leksikografski zavod Miroslav Krleža, 1999–2009, retrieved April 24, 2014