Ston

What is Ston known for?


oysters oysters

of seafood, but when in Ston you have to eat oysters. Oysters of Ston are particularly famous. * Drink Sleep *


war war

. They had absolute majority in the Knin Frontier, Bukovica and Boka (Boka Kotorska). The Ottomans (Ottoman Empire) have resettled this populace to create a living defence towards the territories of the Venetian Republic. A great portion of this population fled to Venetian land and gladly fought against the Ottomans. The number of Serbs in Venetian Dalmatia rapidly increased during the War of Crete in 1645 - 1669 and the Great Viennese War war in 1683 - 1699, after which Treaty of Karlowitz


writings

. Either way, he was King by 1077. After the writings of Pope Martin IV in 1284 and Pope Honorius IV in 1286 to the ''Archbishop of Ragusa'', the Archbishop implaced a certain Petar as Bishop of Ston and Korčula - ''stacnensis ac Crozolensis''. In 1291, Ivan Kručić was in Korčula's city as the Bishop of Korčula. Bishop Ivan contested his overlord, the Archbishop of Hvar, and wanted to unite Ston with his church domain. In 1300, Pope Boniface VIII finally founded

the Korčula Bishopric (Diocese) under the Archbishopric of Ragusa (Roman Catholic Diocese of Ragusa). In 1333, as the Republic of Ragusa purchased Ston with Pelješac from the Serbian Empire, the suzerainty of Ston's Roman Catholic Church (Catholic Church) with the peninsula was given to the Bishopric of Korčula. After the writings of Pope Martin IV in 1284 and Pope Honorius IV in 1286 to the ''Archbishop of Ragusa'', the Archbishop implaced a certain Petar as Bishop


quot fine

; Paul I Šubić of Bribir as Ban of Croatia and Dalmatia controlled Croatia from Gvozd Mountain (Petrova Gora) to the river Neretva mouth (Neretva). Fine (The Late Medieval Balkans – 1994), pp. 207–208. Paul became Lord of all of Bosnia in 1299. Fine (The Late Medieval Balkans – 1994), pp. 209–210. Although supporting the king

, Paul continued to act independently, and ruled over a large portion of modern-day Croatia and Bosnia. In the course of the war between Stephen Uroš II Milutin (Stephen Uroš II Milutin of Serbia) and Stephen Dragutin (Stephen Dragutin of Serbia), Paul Šubić expanded not only into western Hum, but also beyond the Neretva river, and took the region of Nevesinje and Ston. Fine (The Late Medieval Balkans&nbsp

;– 1994), pp. 258. In 1312, Hum was added to the title of Mladen II Šubić (Mladen II Šubić of Bribir), who succeeded Paul. At least part of Paul's conquests were granted to his vassal Constantine Nelipčić (House of Nelipić). After Paul's death, Milutin and Dragutin concluded a peace, and went to war against Šubić family (House of Šubić). In the war that followed


oysters

of seafood, but when in Ston you have to eat oysters. Oysters of Ston are particularly famous. * Drink Sleep *


Bosnia

to the Republic of Ragusa. Srpska akademija nauka i umetnosti 1908, p. 252 Istorijski institut u Beogradu, SANU 1976, p. 21 The Branivojević noble family held the areas under the Serbian crown, and were at the time the most powerful family in Hum. In 1326, they attacked Serbian interests and other local nobles of Hum, who in turn turned against Serbia and the Branivojevići. The Hum nobility approached Stephen II, Ban of Bosnia Stjepan Kotromanić II

, the ban of Bosnia, who then annexed most of Hum. Fine 1994, p. 266 Ston and Pelješac were officially handed over to the Ragusans in 1333. Blagojević 2001, p. 20: "Поуздано се зна да је приликом уступања Стона и Пељешца Дубровчанима 1333. године био присутан и казнац Балдовин. 20 " Vukosav Nikolić was buried in Ston after his death in the Bosnian-Ragusan War (1403). Ston is also known for its saltworks which were run by the Republic

emerged as the most powerful noble on the territory of the fragmented Serbian state. While Lazar was busy taking Priština and Novo Brdo, Nikola recovered Rudnik from him. By 1372, Prince Lazar and Tvrtko Kotromanić, the Ban (Ban (title)) of Bosnia (Bosnia (region)), formed an alliance against Nikola. According to Ragusan sources, the Republic of Venice mediated an agreement between Nikola Altomanović and Djuradj Balšić about their joint attack on Ragusa


monumental defensive

qualities (now a protected preserve). Get in You can book an excursion from Dubrovnik. Get around See thumb A section of the old defensive wall in Ston (File:City walls of Ston0008.jpg) A monumental defensive system, the largest fortification and urban achievements in Europe at the time. Dubrovnik invested huge sums of money and employed the many builders. During the first thirty years, the defensive walls, the longest in Europe, were built from one side of the peninsula to the other. Do Buy Eat * Wikipedia:Ston Commons:Category:Ston


powerful family

to the Republic of Ragusa. Srpska akademija nauka i umetnosti 1908, p. 252 Istorijski institut u Beogradu, SANU 1976, p. 21 The Branivojević noble family held the areas under the Serbian crown, and were at the time the most powerful family in Hum. In 1326, they attacked Serbian interests and other local nobles of Hum, who in turn turned against Serbia and the Branivojevići. The Hum nobility approached Stephen II, Ban of Bosnia Stjepan Kotromanić II


single connection

and historical entity, it is best to start with Stonska Prevlaka (Ston Isthmus), the single connection with the mainland. Recessed among hills, it extends 1.5 km between the southern and northern coasts. Archaeological finds here show that Mediterranean and Balkan cultural groups were both present, and in prehistory an exchange of goods took place by land and sea. This area has attracted streams of men and merchants from the mountainous interior and the open Adriatic Sea. The Tabula Peutingeriana, the first geographical map of the Adriatic from ancient Rome, shows a fort at this locations with the name of Turris Stagni. Approaching from land, Roman walls can be seen near Zamaslina. Part of an Illyrian defensive strategy was the hill-fort at Humac, which controlled all of Malostonski Zaljev (Mali Ston bay). It was the guardfort of this small area, a desired location since ancient times due to its sheltered position and natural features of this basin that include exceptional maritime and cultural qualities (now a protected preserve). Get in You can book an excursion from Dubrovnik. Get around See thumb A section of the old defensive wall in Ston (File:City walls of Ston0008.jpg) A monumental defensive system, the largest fortification and urban achievements in Europe at the time. Dubrovnik invested huge sums of money and employed the many builders. During the first thirty years, the defensive walls, the longest in Europe, were built from one side of the peninsula to the other. Do Buy Eat * Wikipedia:Ston Commons:Category:Ston


world place

Adriatic coast. '''Pelješac''' ( ) is a peninsula in southern Dalmatia John Everett-Heath. "Dalmatia." Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names. Oxford University Press. 2005. Encyclopedia.com in Croatia. The peninsula is part of the Dubrovnik-Neretva County and is the second largest peninsula in Croatia. From the isthmus that begins at Ston, to the top

Ston

thumb 260px right Walls of Ston (Image:Ston-Fort-06.jpg). '''Ston''' ( ) is a village and municipality in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County of Croatia, located at the south of isthmus of the Pelješac peninsula. The town of Ston is the center of the Ston municipality.

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