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facts in brief

Part of Breydenbach map, 1486
Part of Breydenbach map, 1486

Facts in brief:

Located on Istria peninsula adjacent to Adriatic Sea; mentioned by Livy in battles between Romans & Histri (178-177 BC); Tiberius made it Colonia Iulia Parentium; before 1947 belonged to Italy; later part of Yugoslavia; site of 6th-cen. basilica.

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