Tag Archives: Balkans

Bulgaria ~ Byzantine Themes

BULGARIA ~ Byzantine Themes Also see BULGARIA ~ Country Two Byzantine themes (military and civil provinces) in the western Balkans, one in the 10th century, the other during the 11th and 12th centuries, but with quite different territories. The first … Continue reading

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BRINDISI Province in the Puglia (Apulia) region in southeastern Italy, formed in 1927 by dividing the province of Lecce, the former Terra d’Otranto.   The city of Brindisi is the nearest Italian port to the southern Balkans.

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