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Advent Program 2018. in Zagreb was announced!

On the 9th of November, Zagreb’s Advent program for 2018 was presented at the press conference at Hotel Esplanade in the city center. The Advent’s program starts on December 1st and it will last until January 6th. As in previous years,…
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Mr. Fulir, scene from the most famous film in Croatia, Tko pjeva zlo ne misli, directed by Krešo Golik

The most watched Croatian movie of all times

To write an article about (arguably, but not that much) probably the best movie shot in Croatia and by Croatians, is not an easy task. Not because it has so much trivia (because it doesn’t) but because it is historically,…
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Zlarin is the first plastic-free island!

.   There have been some rumors from international organizations about completely cutting off plastic utensils, bags and other forms of everyday plastic that we use. Although that may seem the best idea in a world full of pollution, the…
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Lastovo – the quiet spirit of South Adriatic

The island of Lastovo has been permanently inhabited for several thousand years. The first famous inhabitants were Illyrians, and in ancient times, they were first colonized by the Greeks, who called him Ladesta, and then by the Romans. In the…
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Cultural impact of Austro-Hungarian Empire

You can tell a lot about a certain city by just looking at the architecture and the nomenclature of the streets and squares. Sometimes history holds so much information that you get lost in the first few sentences of reading…
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Rovinj – the jewel of Istria

You have stumbled upon the beautiful little city of Rovinj, or Rovigno in its Italian version. Everyone who craves relaxation, amazing and Instagramable scenes as well as colorful and historical buildings will start planning their trip to the probably most…
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Croatia celebrates 27th Independence Day

October 8th is a well-known date to everyone living in Croatia- the Independence Day! Every year on that date Croatia broke all the connections to former Yugoslavia and its legal connections to it. At the Zagreb City Cemetery, Mirogoj, the…
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Glittering Hotel Luxe Split

Dalmatia and its cities made of stone seem to attract more and more people who are hungry for something authentic, something different, something more…..intimate. If walls of all the ancient buildings (some of them still inhabited!) could speak, that would…
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Šolta – a mini heaven island!

There are several islands surrounding Split that most of you have heard before or maybe even visited! By those islands, we mostly mean by Hvar and Brač island. Either if we’re talking about the jet-set coming there for vacation or…
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Airports in Croatia

Croatia is currently at one of the top new destinations in the world which is something we know. This fresh new position of Croatia has brought some good changes to the country in terms of the development of transport infrastructure,…
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Jarun lake in Zagreb

If you ask anyone in Zagreb, what’s the best part of the city to go jogging or just walking endlessly with your mind in the air, believe us, most of them would answer Jarun! A part of Zagreb with so…
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Borna Ćorić scores a point in Davis Cup

Croatian national tennis team sends great news from the Davis Cup. Borna Ćorić brought the first point to Croatia after mastering the 30th player of the world, Steve Johnson, with 3:0. Ćorić won his first set with 6:4 and the…
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Croatia – where the cleanest water resides

Since the end of the 19th century and the evolution of the industry, nature around the world took the role of the most obvious victim there can be. Forests, the animal world, and especially water have strongly decreased in their…
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Dino Rađa is officially in the Hall of Fame!

Former Croatian NBA star, Dino Rađa, as announced earlier in our post has just become one of the elite untouchables in the world of sport. He was introduced into Springfield’s Basketball Hall of Fame by the legendary Boston Celtics, Larry…
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Rab- the island of happiness

In the vicinity of the popular islands of Cres and Krk, another one in a series of beautiful islands on the Adriatic whose popularity is growing… is Rab Island! The beautiful landscape of the island, coolness of the water and…
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Sailing in Croatia is MUST!

Are you a fan of sailing? Croatia is an ideal destination! Beautiful natural beaches, various bays, small fishing villages, National parks, and a wealth of islands and islets make our country truly special! The best time for the sailing season…
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10th Edition of Organ Vida

Organ Vida Festival is the biggest international photography event in Croatia, but also the biggest independent photography festival in Southeast Europe that gathers and presents photographers and artists, professionals and experts in several different galleries and institutions in Zagreb. The…
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Luka Modrić is officially Europe’s best footballer!

Luka Modric was declared the best footballer of Europe in the election of the European Football Federation (UEFA). The captain of the Croatian national team and Real Madrid midfielder has collected 313 points from 55 journalists and 80 coaches who…
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Stross and summer on Stross

The Strossmayer promenade (Süd-Promenade) is the first public promenade in Zagreb on the southern side of the Upper Town.The Croatian bishop and general of the Artillery Ignjat Gyulay and his wife Julia gave the inspiration for the landscape. Construction started…
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Anne Hathaway on a family cruise in Croatia

A-list celebrities really love Croatia and vacation on the Adriatic coast, and this year Anne Hathaway is among those celebs who chose Croatia as her summer destination. Oscar winner was seen with her husband Adam Shulman and their son, as…
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The Zagreb Observatory

Fans of everything related to space and its secret – did you know that there is a place in Zagreb that would feed your appetites? In case you haven’t heard, Zagreb’s Upper Town has been home to a more than…
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Zagreb’s history is made of….. (A)

Zagreb-Secrets-of-Grič, Croatia-Attractions   Like any old and culturally rich city in the world, Zagreb has some serious stories that were crucial in its identity. Whether if its true historical stories or just urban legends, Zagreb sure has a lot to…
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San Tommaso – all senses Istria experience

San Tommaso – all senses Istria experience San Tommaso is situated in beautiful Istrian landscape on a 150-years old estate, this historical winery used to be home to a landowner who was always involved in winemaking and who passed on…
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Dino Rađa in Hall of Fame

September 7th is going to be a big day for basketball, Croatia and, of course, Dino Rađa, a famous and well-reputed basketball player of the 90s who has won two Olympic medals and had a very successful career in the…
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12th edition of Vukovar Film Festival

Vukovar, a city of heroes, is once more hosting the annual Vukovar Film festival for the 12th time. The festival will start with the movie “For good, old times” by Eduard Galić and the audience will also have a chance…
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Zoran Talić golden in European Para Athletics

Zoran Talić won a gold medal in the long jump on European Para Athletics in Berlin. He finished with a jump of 7.28m and swept the competition. Second place belongs to Ukrainian representative Prudnikov Dmytro and while the Dutch athlete…
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Dubrovnik Summer Festival

During summer, various events take place in some of the most prominent cities of the Adriatic coast, and Dubrovnik hosts a cult event for over than 50 years- Dubrovnik Summer Festival or “Dubrovačke ljetne Igre” in traditional Dubrovnik dialect. It…
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Oprah Winfrey relaxing in Dubrovnik

One of the most influential women in the pop culture of our time, Oprah Winfrey, is currently cruising the Croatian coast with the Italian businessman Giancarlo Giammetti on his yacht between Lokrum island and the Old City. The businessman posted…
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Croatia won gold at Eurobasket

Croatia’s basketball expects a glorious future! Our cadet team, players up to 16 years old, won gold at Eurobasket held in Novi Sad. Young hopes led by Milan Karakaš celebrated in a big final after a dramatic finale against Spain’s…
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One-Republic US band on holiday in Dubrovnik, Croatia

One Republic is in The Republic

Mid-August usually means slowly packing to go home if you ask local Croatians who spend their summer on the coast but one of today’s most influential rock bands, One Republic, known for their hits such as “Apologize”, have just recently…
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Hungry for culture? Zagreb has the treats!

The spirit of a city has a lot to do with the culture it carries throughout history as well as the way it preserves its culture and its historic remains but the spirit of a city is not only based…
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Closing ceremony of Eco Heritage task

“In my 5 years of EHTF, this is the best ending in my opinion so far” – said Mihovil Rora the leader of the project, who best describes the atmosphere of last Saturday in the town of Cres at the…
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Croatia on Virtuoso Travel Week in Las Vegas

This year, the Croatian National Tourist Board presented itself at the Virtuoso Travel Week, the most significant tourist event on the American continent, which is held for the thirtieth time from 11th to 17th August in Las Vegas. They presented…
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Carmen Tomašić, Korčula, Croatia

From Sydney to Korčula island? Yes!

Carmen is Croatia’s foreign entrepreneurs who are trying to make difference in Croatia. We personally loved the story of young Carmen Tomašić, who swapped the luxury gourmet scene in Sydney to help bring an additional touch of class to the…
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Things you probably didn’t know about Zagreb

      We bet you know quite a few things about Zagreb, the heart of Croatia, and a growing tourist attraction to many, but, there are some really interesting facts that might let you dive deeper into the very…
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Zagreb among top travel destinations in Croatia

The statue of Ban Jelačić at main square in Zagreb, photo by Matko M. Švarc   The capital of Croatia, Zagreb, is one of the most wanted destinations in Croatia, said the recent studies. Unlike in the past years when…
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Matea Jelić wins gold in Taekwondo Grand Prix

Looks like Moscow is Croatia’s lucky charm when it comes to sports. After the unbelievable success of Croatian national football team in Moscow in July, the winning series of Croatian athletes seems to continue and we can’t be happier! Croatian…
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Šime-Fantela, Croatia

Croatia has world sailing champions

  Good news from Croatian athletes around the world is flooding! The newest victory come from Aarhus, Denmark where Fantela brothers, Mihovil and Šime, won gold medals on World Sailing Championship in the 49er class. Throughout the competition, they sailed…
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The amazing story of Bale

    The town of stone-paved narrow streets, above which the old walled-up tents rise, keeps many stories. Here every stone whispers and makes the air feel conversational. Since prehistoric times, it reveals the secrets of dinosaurs, preserving the ancient…
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Croatian swimmer Bruno Blašković won the semifinals

As you already know, the 2018 European Aquatics Championships takes place in Glasgow. In today’s qualifiers in 50m Freestyle Swimming, young Croatian swimmer Bruno Blašković was 19th and he won the semifinals scheduled today at 17:00. In the same discipline,…
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Stipe Žunić in shot put European finale!

More of good news in sports come from Berlin this time where Croatian shot put representative Stipe Žunić qualified for the European athletic Championship finale. Our athlete from Zadar overthrew the qualifying norm and made an astonishing 20.61 meters which…
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Italian media turns focus to Croatian tourism!

In the spirit of the upcoming Ferragosto holidays which mean a time to relax for Italians, it’s no secret that Croatia has been one of the top holiday destinations for our dear Italian neighbors. This year, Italian media Croatia is…
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Knin remembers operation Storm

Knin held the central celebration of the anniversary of the operation Storm (one of the most important military operations during the Homeland war), which was attended by the entire Croatian government, state and military officials, members of the families of…
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Martin Sinković and Valent Sinković, Croatia

Sinković brothers are the European rowing champions!

  The awesome news come from Glasgow- again! After qualifying for European semifinals just a few days ago, our rowing heroes, brothers Martin and Valent Sinković competed in their new discipline lightweight duo. Although in the beginning, it didn’t seem…
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Naomi Campbell spotted in Dubrovnik

  Celebrities exploring and enjoying Croatia is nothing new, from Hollywood stars to jet-setters from all around. And one of the world’s most famous supermodel, Naomi Campbell was recently spotted on a luxury yacht in Dubrovnik. Naomi seems to be…
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Croatia gets bronze in water polo!

Another great success for Croatia and Croatian sport this time comes from Barcelona! Croatian water polo players, popular under the name Barracudas, have won bronze at the European Championship in Barcelona. In the game for the third place they beat…
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Crossover festival Zagreb

Another amazing festival is just behind us and Crossover Festival Zagreb proves that Zagreb has a rich schedule during summer. An international music festival that brings world musicians to the park was held from July 25-29. Five days and great…
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ECO HERITAGE TASK FORCE by Croatian Heritage Foundation

In a particularly distinctive area of Gorski Kotar, more precisely the picturesque Fužine, the traditional summer program of Croatian Heritage Foundation started and it goes under the name ECO HERITAGE TASK FORCE, held this year from July 22nd till August…
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A short history of football in Croatia

As days from the FIFA World Cup finale are getting by, people from around the world are wondering all kinds of questions about Croatia, such as its location, national history, the ethnicity of Croats, and other trivia about this magical…
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Luka Modrić – captain of Croatian national pride!

 What makes a world-class athlete? Some may say it’s the result that makes a top athlete, other say it’s the sponsorships, but honestly, we can only agree that those things mean nothing unless you have devotion and determination to succeed…
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11 reasons why we adore Croatia

In spite of not being as popular and known as many other bigger countries, there are so anythings about Croatia that this country can be proud of. From natural beauty to amazing people who achieved so much in all fields,…
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The ULTRA Europe Festival ended in a great style

After three monumental days in Split and visit to the three most beautiful Croatian islands of Hvar, Brač, and Vis, after seven days of unforgettable social gathering with 150,000 visitors from 142 countries of the world,  the sixth edition of…
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Croatia is in the World Cup finals!

After 120 nail grinding minutes of intense football, Croatia has won the match against England and qualified for the finals of the World Cup against France. This is a huge and historical moment for Croatian sport and Croatia in general…
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Brač Regatta and ULTRA Beach

One of the leading world destination festivals went on a journey through Croatian islands. ULTRA Beach in its 6th issue  has visited some of the hippest places on the Adriatic coast such as 585Club on Brač island, cascade pools in…
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Ultra Europe 2018 is over

Three amazing days, more than 120 DJs, six stages, visitors from more than 140 countries around the world and Poljud stadium – the sixth edition of the ULTRA Europe music festival in Split is right behind us and we can…
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Ultra Europe is conquering Split

As we noted in our previous post, Ultra Europe is conquering Split in the following days, and the main Poljud stage is full of top stars of electronic music. But don’t expect anything less from the Resistance stage- the stage…
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The month of Croatian tennis

  Croatian football players delighted us with their great success in 2018 FIFA, and Croatian tennis players also made us very proud this week. We can say that June was the Month of Croatian tennis, and the 24th of June…
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Third Croatian Emigrant congress in Osijek

  From June 28th to July 1st, the Croatian Emigration Congress will be held in Osijek, which will end in a ceremonial holy mass in Vukovar. As in the case of the previous two congresses, the Third Croatian Emigrant Congress…
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Borna Ćorić defeats legendary Roger Federer

Halle Open will be remembered for sure for young Croatian tennis player Borna Ćorić. This is where he defeated no.1 player Roger Federer and achieved the biggest result of his career (yet!). He won Federer with 7:6, 4:6 and 6:2…
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ULTRA FESTIVAL 2018

The sixth year in a row, Split will be hosting the legendary Ultra Europe festival that keeps attracting people from around the world to this fantastic Dalmatian town. This unique combination of music and adventure is a perfect way to…
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Porsche makes investments in Rimac Supercars

  As we mentioned before, young Croatian inventor Mate Rimac has managed to get super-positive reactions at the last Geneva Motor Show with his Model C Two. And good news from the Rimac car-factory can’t seem to stop coming. Recently,…
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Iceland vs Croatia

Magnificent Croatia’s victory over Argentina in the second match of the World Cup in Russia was celebrated throughout the world in great euphoria. Croatia won the placement in the eight finals. Croatian Soccer Coach and Croatian National Team Manager Zlatko…
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Slavonia – a region of serenity

On the Eastern side of Croatia, between the border with Hungary on the North and Bosnia and Herzegovina on the South, bounded by three major rivers that flow through Croatia – the Sava, Drava, and Danube, this is the magical…
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Sericulture in Slavonia?

You definitely heard of legendary Chinese or Japanese silk, you may have heard of sericulture in the South of Croatia in Konavle but did you know of silk production in the most continental part of Croatia – in Slavonia? Believe it…
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Osijek- the capital on river Drava

Many people automatically think of the coast and summer vacation while basking in the warm Adriatic sun when they think of Croatia. But that is only a part of Croatia! There are so many parts of this beautiful country that…
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Congress of Croatian Diaspora in Zagreb

    On June 30th, at the grand Lisinski Music Hall in Zagreb, something amazing is going to take place- the 52nd Annual tamburitza festival of the young members from Croatian Fraternal Union. This is going to be a great…
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Lobby Hotel Luxe-Split, Croatia

Luxe, hotel with the glittering atmosphere

When you approach Split if you come from inland- you have to know that Split, especially the old city has no hotel at the seaside like you might see in Rovinj or some other place in Croatia. Actually- it’s sporadic.…
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Croatian Emigrant Congress

Croatian Emigrant Congress

Third Croatian Emigrant Congress called “Departure – Stay – Return” will be held in Osijek from June 29 to July 1, 2018, organized by the Croatian Emigration Research Center. The idea of the Croatian Emigrant’s Congress is to develop cooperation…
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Surogat, Croatian cartoon, First non US-Cartoon to win an Oscar

Surogat-First non-US cartoon to win an Oscar

  Surogat is an animated movie by Dušan Vukotić from 1961, the first animated movie from outside the US which won an Oscar award for Best Animated Picture in 1962. Besides winning an Oscar, Surogat won many other prizes and…
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Moro Beach Stupe

  A piece of paradise near Korčula island, Moro Beach Stupe, is open for the new season with its great Instagram friendly swing. A beautiful story of the islet in the Korčula Archipelago, which has always been a favorite vacation…
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„Wind power“ by Mate Turić

Join us at the sculpture exhibition „Wind power” by the young sculptor Mate Turić (Mata CROata) at the National Library Vrbovec. How to catch the wind, how to curb it, how to steer it, stop it, and ultimately how it…
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Opatija, a spot for glamorous events

Opatija has this spirit inside it that somehow makes it a location that has attracted the members of elite society and those who know what true style and hedonism is. Since its beginning of an elite tourist destination in 19th…
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Plitvice National Park, Croatia photo by Croatian Attractions

When does the touristic season begin?

  Being in the business of tourism for last ten years I heard so many talking about how the touristic season should start earlier and end later. But, no one ever defined ‘earlier’ and ‘later.’ It seems to me that…
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The importance of Korčula, also known as Korkyra

Main city gate, Korčula, Croatia, photo by www.croatia2go The Korčula island was under the Greek, Roman, Byzantine, and Slavic rule but Greeks had the most significant influence on the culture. Lumbarda psephism, a fragment of the Greek inscription (4/3 BC),…
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