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(a Byzantine (Byzantine Empire) basilica from the 8th century and parts of the city walls (defensive wall)) contradict the traditional theory. The size of the old basilica clearly indicates that there was quite a large settlement at the time. Tibor Zivkovic, Historical review, vol. LIV, S. 9–25 On the foundation of Ragusa There is also increasing support in the scientific community


" Found in Book 2 of Kautilya's ''Arthashastra''. (Denis Crispin Twitchett, Michael Loewe, John King Fairbank, ''The Ch'in and Han Empires 221 B.C.-A.D. 220'', p. 20.) There are various scholarly theories regarding the origin of this word. The traditional theory, proposed in the 17th century by Martino Martini, is that "China" is derived from "Qin" ( Commons:Category:India Wikipedia:India Dmoz:Regional Asia India

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