Dalmatian Coast; earliest Mediterranean cheese production 7,200 years ago

Analysis of fatty residue in pottery from the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia revealed evidence of fermented dairy products — soft cheeses and yogurts — from about 7,200 years ago. Continue reading “Dalmatian Coast; earliest Mediterranean cheese production 7,200 years ago”

Graeco-Roman (‘Byzantine’) culture in Dubrovnik and Dalmatia

“An important chapter in the cultural relations between Byzantium and its former Dalmatian regions was written in the period of intensified communication between Greek and Roman Churches in the fourth and fifth decades of the fifteenth century. This cultural flow continued well after the Byzantine Empire had been conquered by the Ottoman Turks. While the Empire of the Palaeologi was collapsing, the cultural activity of the Greek intellectuals fleeing to Italy was entering a new, lively phase. Continue reading “Graeco-Roman (‘Byzantine’) culture in Dubrovnik and Dalmatia”

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