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Dubrovnik and The Ottoman Empire

Dubrovnik and The Ottoman Empire

The Ottomans Arrive: From the 14th century onwards, the Ottoman armies penetrated the different European states. After the fall of Constantinople in 1453, the Republic understood that their days were numbered if they didn’t establish good relations with the Ottoman Empire. By 1465, Ottoman armies had taken Bosnia and Herzegovina, only a short ride away from Dubrovnik. Ragusa decided on

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