The Shores of the Adriatic, the Austrian Side: The Küstenlande, Istria, and Dalmatia

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John Murray, 1908 - Art - 420 pages
 

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Page 163 - Roman remains existing are : a triumphal arch said to have been erected in honour of the Emperor Claudius II...
Page 264 - ... great campanile and the colonnade of Diocletian's palace, gradually grows more impressive in the failing light. It is distinctly asserted by Strabo that Trau, the ancient Tragurium, was founded in the fourth century BC by Greek Sicilians from Lissa. At a later date it was certainly a Roman colony. After the fall of the Western empire it was subject to the emperors of Byzantium, and for forty years or so in the ninth century to the Franks, after which Hungarians, Byzantines, Genoese, and Croats...
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Page 339 - Rector himself being killed, and all the other palaces, churches, monasteries, and houses in the city, everything being overthrown, and there was much loss of life ; the havoc was increased by the huge rocks which fell from the mountains ; thus the city became a heap of stones. At the same time, a wind having arisen, misfortune was...
Page 290 - He received the tolls paid for living in the village ; and there was a kind of corvee of forced work. Moreover, he had the right to buy the houses of those who sold them, at a third less than their real value, to sell again to fresh inhabitants.
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