Nin, Croatia

What is Nin, Croatia known for?


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), ''civitas Pasini'' (in Ražanac – Vinjerac – Posedarje range), important island cities ''Absortium'' (''Apsorus'' – Osor), ''Arba'' (Rab (Rab (town))), ''Crexi'' (Cres (Cres (town))), ''Gissa'' (''Cissa'', Caska near Novalja, Pag), ''Portunata'' (Novalja, older was ''Gissa portu nota'' – Cissa known by its port Novalja), by the coast ''colonia Iader'' (Zadar with status of Roman colony), ''Colentum insula'' (Murter, city and island). S. Čače, ''Broj


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B.C. the civilization of the Illyrian tribe of Liburnians The Illyrians by J. J. Wilkes,1992,ISBN 0-631-19807-5,Page 71,"... Place-names from the Illyrian territories add little to our knowledge of the Illyrian language. The recurrent element -ona, for example, Aenona (Nin), Blandona (south Liburnia), Emona (Ljubljana), Narona (Vid), Scardona (Skradin near Sibenik), Salona (Solin near Split), ..." was present before the Romans (Ancient Rome) came, who had


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buildings of one room. Similar stone houses are saved in Croatian tradition in all Dalmatia and Kvarner, mostly of rounded form, called ''bunja''. Under his rule the Croatian realm (Kingdom of Croatia (medieval)) reached its peak territorially, earning him the sobriquet "the Great," otherwise unique in Croatian history. ''Ante Oršanić'', "Hrvatski orač", 1939. He kept his seat at Nin (Nin, Croatia) and Biograd na Moru, ref name "


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, Pope Leo VI abolished the Nin (Nin, Croatia) Bishopric and transferred Bishop Gregory (Gregory of Nin) ( ) to Skradin. That was the end of the long running dispute between the Split (Split (city)) and Nin Bishoprics. Other attractions include: *''Cathedral of the Isles'' – William Butterfield, one of the great architects of the Gothic revival designed the cathedral church of the Diocese of Argyll and the Isles, within the Scottish

-Slavic proponents in the long running dispute between the Split (Split (city)) and Nin Bishoprics. Most information about Vladislav is carried by the Royal Frankish Annals when it speaks about Borna's death. Annales regni Francorum inde ab a. 741 usque ad a. 829, qui dicuntur Annales Laurissenses maiores et Einhardi. Herausgegeben von Friedrich Kurze. XX und 204 S. 8°. 1895. Nachdruck 1950. It is uncertain until what year Vladislav was active as a monarch


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, Croatia. thumb right Church of Holy Cross, Nin Church of Holy Cross (File:Heilig Kreuz Kirche in Nin, Kroatien 6.JPG) in Nin (Nin, Croatia), Croatia. thumb right Cathedral of St. Anastasia (File:Kathedrale der Hl. Anastasia Zadar.jpg) in Zadar, Croatia. Trpimir's woes did not stop there. Pope Leo VI abolished the Nin (Nin, Croatia) Bishopric in 928 and transferred Bishop Grgur (Gregory of Nin) to Skradin, in what was seen as a humiliating defeat for pro


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and tourist town which looks for its development in the valorization of its historical heritage. In recent years, many monuments have been restored. Because of the importance of Nin in the history of Croatia, tourists visit from Croatia and elsewhere in Europe. They come especially to visit two symbols of the old town: the church of Holy Cross from the 9th century, called “the smallest cathedral in the world”, and the coronation church. After 1980 near Nin a high power medium wave broadcasting

, Pope Leo VI abolished the Nin (Nin, Croatia) Bishopric and transferred Bishop Gregory (Gregory of Nin) ( ) to Skradin. That was the end of the long running dispute between the Split (Split (city)) and Nin Bishoprics. Other attractions include: *''Cathedral of the Isles'' – William Butterfield, one of the great architects of the Gothic revival designed the cathedral church of the Diocese of Argyll and the Isles, within the Scottish

Episcopal Church Episcopal Church of Scotland (Anglican Communion). George Frederick Boyle, 6th Earl of Glasgow acted as the founder and benefactor. Construction finished in 1849 and the cathedral opened in 1851. Formal gardens and woodland surround the cathedral, the highest building on Great Cumbrae and one of the smallest cathedrals in Europe. The building is variously described as "the smallest cathedral in Europe", "the second smallest in Europe" etc


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, Nin (Nin, Croatia), Obrovac (Obrovac, Croatia) and Pag (Pag (town)). Since 1387, Tvrtko had pretensions to rule the Croatian lands of the Bribir Prince, ancestors across his mother's side as well. He dispatched that year Duke Hrvoje Vukčić to relieve the Siege of Bishop Pavle Horvat in Zagreb. In July the same year, King Stephen made his first greater military success by making Klis to surrender. From there he continued on to Split (Split (city)) and then the Zadar


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of the 7th century. The first Croatian state community was formed at the end of the 8th and beginning of the 9th century. Nin was the first Croatian royal town, with its period of glory being from the 7th to the 13th centuries. In the 9th century Nin became the seat of the first Croatian bishop. Bishops from Nin (Bishop of Nin) played a great role in the country's religious, a cultural and a political sense. Significant rulers connected with the history of Nin include Višeslav of Croatia


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and tourist town which looks for its development in the valorization of its historical heritage. In recent years, many monuments have been restored. Because of the importance of Nin in the history of Croatia, tourists visit from Croatia and elsewhere in Europe. They come especially to visit two symbols of the old town: the church of Holy Cross from the 9th century, called “the smallest cathedral in the world”, and the coronation church. After 1980 near Nin a high power medium wave broadcasting


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Archive&dsqCmd show.tcl&dsqDb Catalog&dsqPos 77&dsqSearch (Level 'Fonds') work Archive Service Online Catalogue publisher University of Dundee accessdate 22 November 2011 The College closed in 1888 and the building was later used for other purposes. It was the base for The Community of Celebration, or Fisherfolk, an international group of artists and musicians sharing a Benedictine lifestyle during the 1970s and the 1980s. The Cathedral of the Isles

Nin, Croatia

'''Nin''' ( or ''Nona'') is a town in the Zadar County of Croatia, population 1,256 (2001), total municipality population 4,603 (2001).

Nin was historically important as a centre of a medieval Christian Bishopric (Diocese of Nin). Up to the abolition and Latinization imposed by King Tomislav in the first half of the 10th century, Nin was the centre of the autonomous Croatian branch of the Church. Nin was also the seat of the Princes of Dalmatia (Duke of Croatia). The Bishop Gregory of Nin (''Grgur ninski'') was an important figure in the 10th century Church politics of Dalmatia.

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