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CATTARO    Italian name for the Montenegrin port of KOTOR. Like much of the Adriatic seaboard it remained Byzantine long after the interior was lost.  In the 11th century Cattaro was associated with the Principality of Duklja, a forerunner of Montenegro, … Continue reading

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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    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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