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St/Sveti Vlaho – Vlachs in the history of Croatia – the dalmatian / Ragusan language


As the Dalmatian language was threatened by the Slav expansion the Ragusan Senate decided that all debates had to be held in the lingua veteri ragusea, in ancient Ragusan language and the use of the Slav was forbidden. Nevertheless, during the 16th century, the Ragusan Romance language fell out of use and became extinct. Continue reading

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