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#Dalmatia through history.
Part II: How Dalmatia became #Croatia

In Part I (👇🏿) you could find out how the term Dalmatia originated and what it represented at the time of its origin (after 9 AD).

Now let's move on further.⬇️
The province of Dalmatia was large. It included the territories of modern states:
- Croatia
- Bosnia and Herzegovina (without Sava valley)
- Montenegro and
- (western) Serbia.

Well, how did we come from THAT Dalmatia to what we know today under the term Dalmatia? ⬇️ Image
The Romans ruled this area continuously for 411 years (until 480).

In those 400 years or so, there have been several territorial reorganizations and changes in borders, we have no room to list them all. But one was crucial... ⬇️ Image
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Dalmatia through history.
Part I: The Name

The name Dalmatia is today well known throughout the Globe. Average European knows for sure it is southern part of Croatia, a little less average don't know that „Croatian part“ but relate it as tourist brand and destination.⬇️ Dalmatia region and its cou...
Throughout the globe the term Dalmatia is recognized by one sort of dogs, a Dalmatian, which originates from it.

Walt Disney made this enormous free advertisement so even an average American at least heard of it.⬇️ ImageImageImageImage
Dalmatia indeed is a most southern and most beautiful region of Croatia with rich historical and cultural heritage.

In this thread you will read few interesting informations from the past of Dalmatia, maybe unknown to you. ⬇️
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Dalmacija kroz povijest.
Dio I: Ime

Manje više svi znamo što predstavlja Dalmacija danas; to je najjužnija i najljepša regija Hrvatske, prebogata povijesnom i kulturnom baštinom.

Evo par zanimljivih informacija iz prošlosti koje vas možda zanimaju, a niste ih znali. ⬇️
Porijeklo imena Dalmacije.

Ime Dalmacija je rimsko i datira iz prvog stoljeća poslije Krista.
Međutim, korijen toga naziva još je stariji, ne znamo ni sami koliko datira u prošlost...
Prve vijesti u pisanom tragu o našim krajevima ostavili su nam stari Grci.

Oni su još u 4. stoljeću prije Krista uplovili u Jadran i osnovali nekoliko svojih kolonija, na otocima i obali.

Time zapravo započinje povijest ovih krajeva. ⬇️
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