Ston

What is Ston known for?


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; 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


defensive

of Ragusa and the Ottoman Empire. Cultural monuments Walls of Ston Ston was a major fort of the Ragusan Republic (republic of Ragusa) whose defensive walls were regarded as a notable feat of medieval architecture. Ston-www.croatia1.com The town's inner wall measures 890 metres in length, while the ''Great Wall'' outside the town has a circumference of 5 km. The walls

, 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


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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


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, 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

. Nikola was to gain Pelješac and Ston, the Ragusan parts of the region of Zahumlje, which was divided between Nikola's domain, Bosnia, and Ragusa. Louis I, the King of Hungary, sternly warned Nikola and Djuradj to keep off Ragusa, Fine 1994, p. 384 which had been a Hungarian vassal since 1358. Fine 1994, p. 341 By conspiring with Venice, a Hungarian enemy, Nikola lost the protection of Hungary. Lazar, preparing

that Miroslav performed his duty, but Miroslav remained as ''Prince of Hum''. In 1190-1192, Stefan Nemanja briefly assigned the rule of Hum to his son Rastko Nemanjić, while Miroslav held the Lim region (Lim river) with Bijelo Polje. Fine (1994), pp. 20-21 Rastko however took monastic vows and Miroslav continued ruling Hum after 1192. ref name "John Van Antwerp Fine20-21"


portraits

or so years. He left St. Michael's Church in Ston, north of Dubrovnik, a small church following mostly an early Byzantine style, which contains one of the oldest known fresco portraits of a South Slavic ruler. Taking advantage of guerilla warfare and the distracting effects of other uprisings, he staved off several punitive expeditions, asserting partial control over the principalities of Travunija and Zahumlje in the process. Thus, by 1040 his state stretched


oysters oysters

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


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


leading family

; The Draživojevići of Nevesinje as vassals of Bosnian Ban, become the leading family of Hum in 1330s. Fine (The Late Medieval Balkans – 1994), pp. 267. Because of the war in 1327-1328 between Serbia and Dubrovnik, Bosnian lordship of inner Hum and the war in Macedonia, Stephen Uroš IV Dušan (Stephen Uroš IV Dušan of Serbia) sold Ston and Pelješac to Dubrovnik, and turned fighting to east in Macedonia. ref name "Fine 267"


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


oysters

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

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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