Category Archives: Bosnia-Herzegovina

Byzantine Empire

BYZANTINE EMPIRE   Also called in English the Eastern Roman Empire, the Later RomanEmpire, or from the Latin name of the Greek city of Byzantion, site of the later Constantinople, BYZANTIUM. 1. Origins. The Byzantine Empire was the continuation of the … Continue reading

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Bribir

BRIBIR   Town and district in northern Dalmatia (today in the Republic of Croatia).   The town stood on the River Krka, north of Sibenik. Its ruling family, the Šubići, were for a time the most important in Dalmatia and Croatia, and also … Continue reading

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Bosnia-Hercegovina

BOSNIA-HERCEGOVINA;  BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA (Ger). A territory administered by Austria-Hungary, later annexed; A region within Yugoslavia, which formed one of the member Republics after 1946; An independent state since 1991. Under the terms of the Treaty of Berlin, July 1878, Bosnia-Herzegovina, though … Continue reading

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Bosnia

BOSNIA    BOSNA (SbC and Tk);  Bosznia (Magyar). Region in the northwestern Balkans, originally the name of a small district, but later used for a wider region, and for:- A Hungarian banate (province); A Kingdom; An Ottoman eyelat (province) from 1580; … Continue reading

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Bihaæ

BIHAÆ Town in the northwestern corner of Bosnia-Herzegovina. At the time of Bosnian independence in 1992 it was the stronghold of Fikret Abdiæ, a Moslem political chieftain engaged in shady commerce, who traded with the Bosnian Serbs in the Banja … Continue reading

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