Development of the state

The names Croat and Croatia in the country as it is today have gradually superseded the ethnically wider concept of the Slavs and their first territorial groupings, Sklavonija, Slovinje (Sclaviniae), and the individual ...

Historical and cultural relations

In their early cultural history, the Croats appear as the “nation of three scripts”. Along with Latin, in different variations, they also used two Slavic scripts, Glagolitic and Cyrillic. Both appeared in the 9th century and were linked...

Croatian-French relations

Croatian-European links in the Carolingian period retained the characteristics of links with wider western culture overall; the Carolingian Renaissance gave that culture a general European significance within Croatia too ...

Croatian-Italian relations

Geographical proximity and the gravitation of Italian regions towards the Adriatic Sea, along with the ecclesiastical and political tendencies of Croatia towards the West, dictated, in spite of many mutual prejudices ...

Croatian-Austrian and Croatian-German relations

Links between Croatia and German-speaking countries and their cultures are long-standing and complex. This is especially due to the fact that for almost 400 years, from the election of ...

Croatian-British relations

In the Old English 9th century translation from the Latin by King Alfred of the History of the World by Paulus Orosius, to which the king appended a review of more recent history up to his own day, White Croatia is mentioned ...

Croatia and Central European relations

Apart from its relations with leading European nations and cultures, relations with Central European nations have also been important to Croatia for historical and geographical reasons. Relations between Croats ...