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History of Dubrovnik 2: The foundation in the Dark Ages – balancing on a borderland

History of Dubrovnik 2: The foundation in the Dark Ages - balancing on a borderland

The Eastern Adriatic region had since Roman times been a borderland. This would continue to bear a stamp on Dubrovnik’s past, present and future. The borderland status would be skilfully exploited by the city through making itself and the region around it a decompression chamber between cultures and civilisation, religions and empires and opposing counties and ideologies. It was perching

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