2nd - 5th century
There is a smaller roman settlement and harbour around the small lagoon, which was later covered and became a town square.
6th - 7th century
Hvar (LISINA) is an important naval station within Byzantine Dalmatian. The town itself is situated in the area of today’s square, and on the south side of the square is a fort.
8th - 13th century
Hvar (LESNA) is almost deserted. There was a Benedictine monastery of St. Mary’s at the end of the lagoon, where today stands the cathedral.
Hvar is a part of Croatian state.