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Renaissance Contacts Between Dubrovnik (Ragusa) and the Kingdom of Hungary

During the rule of the Angevin dynasty (1308-82) in Hungary, towns and cities increasingly assumed greater political influence. The first treaty between the King of Hungary and Dubrovnik (in those days Ragusa) was signed in 1358, during the reign of Louis (Lajos) the Great.

Late Antique and Early Byzantine fortifications in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Geographically, the province of Dalmatia can be divided into two zones: the coastal and the mountainous regions.

Delivering stability: Primogeniture and autocratic survival in European monarchies 1000-1800

Although the dominating position of primogeniture at the end of the period might seem natural given primogeniture’s many advantages for the monarch and the ruling elite it was first rather late in history that the principle came to dominate Europe.

Multi-confessionalism in Medieval and Ottoman Bosnia-Herzegovina

By the fifth century CE, however, the Western Empire was unraveling, and Bosnia, the easternmost outpost of Latin jurisdiction, was being engulfed by throngs of barbarian Slavs.

Look to the East: The Cult of the Pagan Past in Hungarian Literature

While the survival of the young country under the reign of chief Géza and his son, King Stephen I, undoubtedly depended on the conversion of the Hungarians, in the sphere of unrealistic speculations, dreams and wishes – that is, a sphere that literature knows well – now and again we have to face the question: what if?

Agricultural Productivity in Eastern Europe and Western Asia in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries

Agricultural Productivity in Eastern Europe and Western Asia in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries By Metin Coşgel Paper given at Towards a Global History of Prices and Wages (2004) Abstract: This paper provides standardized estimates of labor productivity in arable farming in selected regions of eastern Europe and western Asia during the fifteenth and sixteenth […]

Agricultural Productivity in the Early Ottoman Empire

Agricultural Productivity in the Early Ottoman Empire By Metin Cosgel XIV International Economic History Congress (2006) Abstract: This paper provides standardized estimates of labor productivity in arable farming in selected regions of the early Ottoman Empire, including Jerusalem and neighboring districts in eastern Mediterranean; Bursa and Malatya in Anatolia; and Thessaly, Herzegovina, and Budapest in […]

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