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Ragusa (Croatia, 16th century)

Ragusa (Croatia, 16th century)

Today called Dubrovnik, this Croatian city is known for its spectacular architecture and beautiful location.

History

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Ragusa, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Adriatic Sea, BYZANTINE EMPIRE, Kingdom of Hungary, Habsburg Empire, Austro-Hungarian Empire, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, modern history, city, centre, city-state, Mediterranean Sea, port, fortification, fortress, palace, tower, statue, Renaissance, defensive wall, Gothicism, dwelling, bell tower, gate, history, merchant, trade, economy

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Questions

  • In which present-day country is Dubrovnik located?
  • On the coast of which sea is Ragusa located?
  • What is the nickname of Dubrovnik?
  • Ragusa was the centre of which state?
  • What made the city of Ragusa rich?
  • Is it true that Ragusa was one of the largest cities in Europe in the 16th century?
  • What was Ragusa famous for in the 16th century?
  • Who is the patron saint of Dubrovnik?
  • How long is the city wall of Dubrovnik?
  • Which of the following was not part of Ragusa's defence system?
  • What is the name of the mountain that is located in Ragusa?
  • What does the Greek word from which the name Ragusa originates mean?
  • What does the Slavic word from which the name Dubrovnik originates mean?
  • What is the name of the main street of Dubrovnik?
  • Which of the following is a landmark of today's Dubrovnik?
  • Which of the following is not a landmark of Luza Square?
  • How many ships did the town of Ragusa have in the 16th century according to historical sources?
  • In what style was Sponza Palace built?
  • What was at the sight of Sponza Palace before it was built?
  • How many fortresses are found along the city wall?
  • Which is the northernmost military building of the city's fortification system?
  • The harbour is protected by which military building?
  • Which building stands in the western end of the Stradun?
  • Which of the following is the easternmost building of Ragusa?
  • Which of the following is the westernmost building of Ragusa?
  • The Adriatic Sea is the arm of which sea?
  • After whom was the Onofrio's Fountains named?
  • After whom was the column standing on Luza Square named?
  • Which is the highest number?

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