Set in a parallel Renaissance world, two major religions, the Jaddites who worship the sun, and the Asharites who worship the stars, struggle amidst the backdrop of court politics, murder, espionage, faith and family.
White Croatia and the arrival of the Croats: an interpretation of Constantine Porphyrogenitus on the oldest Dalmatian history
The article examines Constantine Porphyrogenitus’ (913–59) witness on the arrival of the Croats in Dalmatia during the seventh century. The emperor’s narrative proposes a migration from a land called White Croatia, located somewhere in central Europe, and a battle with the Avars in order to secure their new territory.
The Perception of Croatian medieval history by Vladimir Nazor in ‘Hrvatski kraljevi’ (The Kings of the Croats)
While looking for the origins of the state of Lithuania, it is the study of old maps that helps solve a number of riddles, so far weighing on the history of our nation. Historical data, traced in maps and their images, unrestricted by any political, religious or pseudo- scientific taboos, allow us to cast a broad view on the dim and distant past of our state.
Clothing in Dubrovnik in the 16th Century – A Reflection of a Multicultural Center By Katarina Nina Simončič Paper given at the 3rd Global Conference: Fashion – Exploring Critical Issues (2011) Abstract: In the 16th century Dubrovnik was a mercantile harbour town that was influenced by the culture of the East and the culture of […]
“Frankish” or “Byzantine” Saint? The origins of the cult of Saint Martin in Dalmatia Vedris, Trpimir Papers from the First and Second Postgraduate Forums in Byzantine Studies: Sailing to Byzantium, a cura di S. Neocleous, Cambridge, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, (2009) Abstract This paper grew out of my research in Dalmatian hagiotopography and was originally meant to contribute […]
Castle Vojkovic-Vojkffy Oroslavje, Croatia Asking Price: 2.500.000 € The castle was built in the late 18th century between the 1770 and 1790 years. The three wings on the ground floor form letter “U”; the main north-east wing is larger and its roof is overlooking the smaller and narrower side wings. After the castle was built, […]
COUNT IVAN ANŽ FRANKOPAN, THE ROYAL STEWARD OF THE ESTATE IN SWEDEN1426 – 1434 Ibler, Malden Croatian History (2005) Abstract Within the framework of medieval history of Europe and its own geostrategic location, Scandinavian royalties and nobility entertained contacts with central and western Europe. Less known however, is the relationship between Eric of Pomerania, the King […]
Archdeacon Thomas of Split (1200–1268) – A source of early Croatian History By Mirjana Matijević Sokol Review of Croatian History, Vol.1 (2007) Introduction: Thomas, the archdeacon of Split, one of the most interesting figures of medieval Croatia, a participant in many of events in public, political and clerical life in Split from the early to […]
The frequency and distribution of caries in the mediaeval population of Bijelo Brdo in Croatia (10th—11th century)
The frequency and distribution of caries in the mediaeval population of Bijelo Brdo in Croatia (10th—11th century) By Vodanovic Marin, Brkic Hrvoje, Slaus Mario, Demo Zeljko Archives of Oral Biology, Vol.50 (2005) Abstract: Reconstruction of the life of ancient peoples can be accomplished by studying their dental remains. The further we go into the past, […]