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Chronology of Dubrovnik Republic from 600 untill 1808 is available here. It includes most important facts from the history of Dubrovnik Republic giving the overview of life-style, customs and power of Dubrovnik Republic. 614 The…
From its establishment the town was under the protection of the Byzantine Empire that helped Dubrovnik in the wars against Saracens (886-887), Bulgaro-Macedonians (988), and Serbs (1184). After Crusades Dubrovnik came under the sovereignty of…
Dubrovnik was founded in the first half of the 7th century, by a group of refugees from Epidaurum (today's Cavtat) They established their settlement at the island, and named it Laus. Opposite of that location,…
The today's name of the town Dubrovnik is derived from the Croatian word dubrava, which in means the oak woods as, in the past, oak trees surrounded Dubrovnik. The Latin name Ragusa - Rausa that…
The Republican Constitution of Dubrovnik was strictly aristocratic. The population was divided into three classes: nobility, citizens, and artisans or plebeians. All effective power was concentrated in the hands of nobility. The citizens were permitted…
As it had good relations with its neighbors Dubrovnik was allowed to trade trading both in the Orient and the Mediterranean. With lots of countries and towns it had special agreements and was not paying…
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