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  CURZOLA - LoveToKnow Article on CURZOLA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Curzola (Kor~ula), the capital and principal port, is a fortified town on the east coast, and occupies a rocky foreland almost surrounded by the sea.
Prehistoric grave-mounds are common on the hills of the interior, and in later times Curzola may have been a Phoenician settlement.
Curzola surrendered to the Hungarians in 1358, was purchased by Ragusa (1413-1417), and finally declared itself subject to Venice in 1420.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /C/CU/CURZOLA.htm   (312 words)

  
 Korcula   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
A dated 1800 in the museum at Curzola represents “The arrival of Croatians at the sea” showing a group medieval knights who from the neat mountain of the Croatian coast admire the bright of the Adriatic Sea.
During the 12th century the hereditary Counts of Curzola were governed from Hungary and from Genoa in turn and also enjoyed a period of independence; but after 1255 its hereditary counts again submitted to Marco Polo was born at Curzola in 1254 to an established family of merchants.
"Curzola" as it was then called surrendered the Hungarians in 1358 was purchased by Ragusa (1413 - 1417) and finally declared itself subject to in 1420.
www.freeglossary.com /Curzola   (638 words)

  
 DALMATIA - LoveToKnow Article on DALMATIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
As a rule, the surrounding hills are rugged, bleached almost white or pale russet, and destitute of verdure; but their monotony is relieved by the half-ruined castles and monasteries clinging to the rocks, or by the beauty of such cities as Ragusa, or Arbe, with its fantastic row of steeples overlooking the beach.
The provincial diet is composed of 43 members, comprising the Roman Catholic archbishop, the Orthodox bishop of Zara and representatives of the chief taxpayers, the towns and the communes.
The gravemounds of Curzola, Lesina and Sabbioncello have yielded a few relics of prehistoric man, and the memory of the early Celtic conquerors and Greek settlers is preserved only in a few placenames; but the monuments left by the Romans are numerous and precious.
92.1911encyclopedia.org /D/DA/DALMATIA.htm   (6075 words)

  
 Korcula   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Korčula (Italian Curzola, Greek Korkyra Melaina, Latin Corcyra Nigra) is an island in the Adriatic Sea in Croatia.
"Curzola" surrendered to the Hungarians in 1358, and was purchased by the Republic of Dubrovnik (1413-1417), and finally declared itself subject to Venice in 1420.
From 1776 to 1797 Curzola succeeded Lesina (Hvar) as the main Venetian fortified arsenal in this region.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/K/Korcula.htm   (952 words)

  
 CURZOLA (Serbo-Croatian Korcula or Karkar) - Online Information article about CURZOLA (Serbo-Croatian Korcula or Karkar)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
CURZOLA (Serbo-Croatian Korcula or Karkar), an See also:
Catholic see of Curzola, created in 1301, was only suppressed in 18o6.
Curzola surrendered to the Hungarians in 1358, was See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /CRE_DAH/CURZOLA_Serbo_Croatian_Korcula_.html   (649 words)

  
 RAGUSA - LoveToKnow Article on RAGUSA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
From 1358 to 1526 the republic was a vassal state of Hungary, and no longer controlled by its greatest commercial rival.
It acquired, among other territories, the important ship-building and saltproducing centre Stagno Grande (Ston Veliki), on the promontory of Sabbioncello; and from 1413 to 1416 it held the islands of Curzola, Brazza and Lesina by lease from Hungary.
Meanwhile, Ragusan vessels were known not only in Italy, Sicily, Spain, Greece, the Levant and Egypt, but in the more northern parts of Europe.
29.1911encyclopedia.org /R/RA/RAGUSA.htm   (1583 words)

  
 Curzola - Free Encyclopedia Free Dictionary of Italian Culture - Encyclopedia Palamito, on line since 1993   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Curzola (Serbo-Croatian: Korcula) it is a place of the Croazia, that counts around 3.200 inhabitants.
Situated on the homonym island, of which it is chief town, it essentially has a based economy on the fishing and on the industry (cantieristica, to feed).
And then, after having read "Curzola" your trip starts in the culture choosing another voice of the encyclopedia:
www.palamito.it /engl/Curzola.htm   (163 words)

  
 WHKMLA : History of Dalmatia, 1805-1809
The Russians occupied Cattaro and environs and the Dalmatian islands of Curzola and Brazza.
The French lacked a navy in the Adriatic and thus were confined to operations on land.
The Treaty of Tilsit (July 1807) resulted in a Russian withdrawal from the Ionian Islands; Cattaro, Curzola, Brassa, even Corfu were occupied by the French.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/balkans/dalmatia18051809.html   (449 words)

  
 Learn more about Marco Polo in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Probably, this was just a means of adding a bit of prestige to a rather anonymous history.
Some Croats claim that he was born in the Venetian island of Curzola in the Adriatic (currently Korcula, Croatia) and even that the Polo family was Slav in origin.
Marco Polo is believed to have described a bridge which was the site of the Marco Polo Bridge Incident, a battle which marked the beginning of the Japanese invasion of north central China in World War II.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /m/ma/marco_polo.html   (535 words)

  
 Marco Polo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
They returned from China as Kublai Khan's envoys with a letter for the Pope asking to be sent educated people to teach in his empire, to inform the Mongols about their way of life.
There is a tradition that the Polo family originated from the island of Korčula in today's Croatia (then known as Curzola) in the Adriatic Sea.
He was captured by and spent the few months of his imprisonment dictating a detailed account of his travels in the then-unknown parts of the Far East.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/M/Marco-Polo.htm   (1214 words)

  
 Marco Polo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Though they were much impressed, the people of Venice still doubted the Polos.
Marco Polo was later captured in a minor clash of the war between Venice and Genoa, or in the naval battle of Curzola, according to a dubious tradition.
He spent the few months of his imprisonment, in 1298, dictating to a fellow prisoner, Rustichello da Pisa, a detailed account of his travels in the then-unknown parts of the Far East.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Marco_Polo   (1827 words)

  
 Curzola   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The 1992/1993-built, 14,070-dwt, 11,352-grt, chemical tanker Curzola is seen in this photograph while she was underway off Europoort, Holland on June 25, 2002.
Construction of this ship began early in 1992 and by September of that year the nearly completed hull was launched.
In September of 1993 she entered service as Curzola and when this picture was added to the archives in 12/2002 she was still listed as operational under this name.
www.wellandcanal.ca /salties/c/curzola/curzola.htm   (150 words)

  
 Italians and Dalmatia - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In the meantime in 1891 in Dalmatia the Società Dante Alighieri (Dante Alighieri Society) gave rise to the Lega Nazionale (National League), because, since it could not gain access to the territory of the Austrian Empire, it operated through the League.
The Members of the Dante Alighieri Sections in Zara, Sebenico, Spalato, Cattaro, Curzola, Lesina, Almissa, to avoid the strictness of the Austrian police, and to contribute to the Dante Society any way, were registered at the section in Udine.
In 1908, in Spalato, the boys’ and girls’ schools were attended by 280 pupils, in Curzola there were 142 students.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=115945   (11554 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Genoa
Soon the old rivalry with Venice was renewed, and the scene of the conflict shifted to the East.
At Laiazzo, on the coast of Armenia, the Genoese were victorious (1294); the Venetians retaliated by destroying the Genoese quarter of Galato (1296), but in 1298 Lamba Doria (founder of the Doria family, famous in the annals of Genoa) totally destroyed the Venetian fleet at Curzola.
Both rivals being now weakened, Henry VII (1311) easily obtained from the Genoese the right to govern them for twenty years, and a promise of help against Naples.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06419a.htm   (2177 words)

  
 HBC biography: Marco Polo
The Polo family were respected Venitain traders originating along the coast of Dalmatia.
Niccolo and Maffeo had established a lucrative trading outpost on Curzola, an island along the Dalmatian coast.
Marco Polo was born on Curzola or in Venice (1254).
histclo.com /bio/p/bio-polo.html   (3848 words)

  
 R: VNC viewer 3.3.7 for Windows shows no password prompt
I think you should look for something similar at your server side.
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 Marco Polo was an Italian trader who became famous for his travels to central Asia and China
According to one authority, the Polo family were great nobles originating on the coast of Dalmatia.
Niccolo and Maffeo had established a trading outpost on the island of Curzola, off the coast of Dalmatia; it is not certain whether Marco Polo was born there or in Venice in 1254.
The place Marco Polo grew up, Venice, was the center for commerce in the Mediterranean.
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 PELJESAC (Penisola di SABBIONCELLO): photos, information, itinerary, history
The island of Korcula (Curzola) has an area of 279 km², it is 46.8 km long and 7.8 km wide.
The highest peak is mount Klupca (568 m).
Korcula (Curzola) as seen from Kuciste-Orebic in the Peljesac (Sabbioncello) Peninsula.
www.colonialvoyage.com /viaggi/croatiasabbioncello.html   (180 words)

  
 Tolerance.it
The great Italian traveller, Marco Polo, born either in Venice or Curzola in 1254, was fifteen when he accompanied his father Nicolò and his uncle Matteo on a long voyage to Asia.
In 1298, when he was on board a Venetian galley at the battle of Curzola, he was made prisoner and taken to Genoa.
In prison he dictated the story of his travels to his cellmate, Rusticiano de’ Balsani da Pisa, who wrote it down under the title Livres des Merveilles du Monde.
www.tolerance.kataweb.it /eng/cap_tre/uno/esempi_cinque.html   (1044 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Marco Polo Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Marco Polo at the court of Kublai Khan
The Polo family was originally from the island of Curzola in the Adriatic Sea (now Korčula;, part of Croatia), where the house in which Marco was born still stands.
His father Niccolò (Nikola) and his uncle Matteo (Mate) were prosperous merchants in the East trade.
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 05/12/01: Dalmatia Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Due to its mild winter climate (2724 hours of sunshine per year!) and rich subtropical vegetation, Hvar has also been called the ''Croatian Madeira''.
Centre: Korcula (formerly Curzola), where farming and fishing are the principal industries.
Click on the thumbnail image to see a higher resolution version of this image; a very high resolution image, 1968 x 1945 pixels, 1101505 bytes, is also available.
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 1918   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Tb 84 towed flying boat K385 from Curzola to Cattaro.
Scharfschütze towed to Curzola by tender 200, then to Fiume by SS Pronta.
Tb 53 completed tour of escort duties between Spalato and Curzola; transferred to the Bocche.
www.stile.coventry.ac.uk /cbs/staff/beech/ahnavy/1918.htm   (6606 words)

  
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 The Medieval Times Vol 1. No. 30
Just think of all the wonderful things you could have said about your wares in a space this large.
1298 CURZOLA (Venice defeats Genoa; Marco Polo taken prisoner).
1298 Death of Dandolo, Venetian Admiral, at Curzola.
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 R: VNC crashes apps on server
If we knew what exactly was causing it we could probably find a workaround.
I am using win-vnc server (3.3.2 R9) on a NT 4 Server SP6.
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 Istria on the Internet - Literature - Travel
It was dark when we left; shaping our way for Curzola where we arrived about midnight.
My friend, the Capuchin, who sat chatting with me till we arrived there, regretted I could not see it by daylight, as contrary to the other islands, which are conspicuous for their barrenness, Curzola is well wooded, and is celebrated for the size and magnificence of its pine trees.
We did not make any long delay here, and were soon threading our course again between the [
www.istrianet.org /istria/literature/travel/rhr/rambles08.htm   (2157 words)

  
 CAMPING Korcula Peljesac Croatia - CAMPS - CAMPING Korkula Camping Curzola Croazia
CAMPING Korcula Peljesac Croatia - CAMPS - CAMPING Korkula Camping Curzola Croazia
Korcula and surrounding area of Peljesac is an ideal stopover for campers, backpackers, cyclists, walkers, individuals, groups, families and those who enjoy the outdoors.
For more info about camping in Croatia visit www.campingcroatia.net where you can find various other croatian camping info and links.
www.korculainfo.com /camping-korcula.htm   (402 words)

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