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The pile dwellers lived in the nature and with the nature - their message for us nowdays

The pile dwellers lived in the nature and with the nature - their message for us nowdays

This video was recorded at International Conference the Power of Innovative Ecosystems, Ljubljana 2011. Ig is marked by the Ljubljansko barje with its exceptional nature and more than 40 sites of prehistoric settlements of pile dwellers. The first remains were found on the Ljubljansko barje on July 17th 1875 and after one of the largest archaeological excavations of Dragotin Dežman the pile dwellers became a part of the national identity. Their recognisability became more intensive by the work of storyteller Janez Jalen who wrote a trilogy Bobri (The Beavers). He was a priest on Barje and was very interested in the nature and history of the area; he learnt a lot about the pile dwellers so the way of life he wrote about is based on the archaeological statements. Fortunately the trilogy Bobri... Show More

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