06.12.2012 - ARRIVAL OF ST. NICHOLAS
ARRIVAL OF ST. NICHOLAS with a program, simmering waterfront
Region : Island Krk
The data on island colonization associated with the Illyrian tribe Japoden Liburna and then the Greeks, when the island of Krk belongs Elektridskim or Apsirtidskim-day-Kvarner islandsTraces of Roman lead to the end of the old era and the first century ADBut already at the end of 6century, the Croats began to settle on the island become an absolute majority of the populationOn the island of Krk is very early Christianity arrived and is already in 5stneformed with the center and the diocese in the city of Krk and the first known Bishop Andrew (680)The Croats settled in families by castles and therefore today the island has four distinct dialectsAt the end of 12 stemerge from these genera and the famous Dukes of Krk-FrankopaniThis is the only family on the Adriatic islands, which are to be developed in the European-scale originating from Vrbnika, and their estates were spread on the land: Trsat, Copper, Kraljevica, Crikvenica, Novi Vinodolski and Otocac, Brinje etc.Frankopani and are at the peak of his powers possessed territory equal to half of today's Croatian
Location : city Krk
City of Krk, but the legendary blind Greek Homer in his famous poem mentioned Koureto, which the researchers associated just with the inhabitants of the island. Town is dominated by the magnificent cathedral complex, although not at a greater position. Krčka the Cathedral, the famous castle town Frankopanski motive. Early Christian basilica built in the 5th century on the site of Roman baths.Over the years, which came at the Cathedral of affairs of different styles, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque through to today. For the first time in written documents in the 1186th, and is dedicated to the Assumption of Mary. Kastel is gradually emerging from several elements. He is now a rectangular building, measuring 27 m within a 17 m wide, while its height perimeter walls of 9 m. In the north, according Kamplin has a round tower.On the west corner there is a square frankopanska courthouse, on the east by the sea square tower, and on the west side of the other guard. Namely, Christianity arrived in town early, which speak Illyrian epitaphs. The old town is entered through four doors and Krk intensively developed outside the walls only in the last few decades.These city walls with their doors, built back in the pre-Roman times and retained the same place today, albeit with many rearrangements, were determined by the internal layout of the city. From the early Middle Ages there are traces of Krk in the hospitality, and the first guests were the Czechs. Since then Krk with a series of new hotels and camps become very very famous in the center of a wider European scale. Krk town today is the administrative, political, economic and religious center of the island.
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