An analysis of the historical aspects of the royal charter issued by king Zvonimir to the inhabitants Brač

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An analysis of the historical aspects of the royal charter issued by king Zvonimir to the inhabitants Brač

Be sure not to miss this exciting lecture with slides about the controversy of the royal charter issued by king Zvonimir to the inhabitants of Brač, at National Library of Pucisca, on Monday, 31.07, at 9PM. Professor Josip Bauk will share insights about and analysis of the linguistic and historical aspects of the royal charter.

The document which is used by Croatian king Zvonimir to give people from Brač right to free trade is considered to be a forgery. Scientists who have studied that issue, already found lot of arguments for that thesis. While, there is still controversy about authentication of some other documents of the king Zvonimir, this one is considered by most of the scientists to be a forgery. In this thesis has been done diplomatic and philological analysis of the problem and also comparison to the other documents of the king Zvonimir. This thesis also provides insight on the historical and political conditions that were current at the time of issue of the document. The results coincide with previous findings. It was noted too many discrepancies in diplomatical analysis of the document, in philological analysis and comparison with other Zvonimir’s documents has been observed that some names and forms written in this way can only be founded in this document, and the historical context is such that there was no real need for the release of the document. All this unequivocally indicates that this document is forgery, and that was probably created because of the historical and political need at later period.

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Frequently asked questions

Ok, so I got to the island. What now?

Ah, our favourite question. 🙂 Here are just some ideas!

#1 EAT.

We’ve gathered only the best of the best restaurants, taverns, farms etc. to give you the opportunity to enjoy only the best island food, made from fresh, local ingredients. Check out our selection at gastronomy section of our website.


Do as locals do – eat well, sleep well! Again, only the best of Brač accommodation awaits you on our website, gathered under Accommodation section. Feel like royalty while you’re here!


There’s so much to see and do, all around Croatia, this truly amazing country. But, there’s even more of this awesomeness on island Brač! Here you’ll find dragons, Hercules, night sailing, poetry reading, electric dancing, graffiti painting, and that doesn’t even begin to cover it! So, here’s an idea. Browse through or culture section, plan some morning activities, go swimming in some of our beautiful villages, and the check the calendar to plan your night!


You want more? Glad to hear it, cause there’s always something else to do on Brač! Choose your adventure, book a boat, safari tour, sightseeing or something more dangerous – Brač has it all!


To enjoy yourself to the fullest, get yourself a copy of Brač Pass – interactive tour guide, with lots of discounts, interesting facts and prizes you can win!

* For getting around the island, we suggest using the local transportation. Click here for online booking with a discount!

I really want to visit Brač! How do I do that?!

Brač is an island which can be reached by sea and air. Here are some basics.

BY SEA ///

There are two ferry lines connecting Brač with a land.

First is in Supetar, connecting Brač with Split, and the second is on Sumartin, connecting Brač with Makarska. There is a third port that can be reached by regular local boat lines, and that is Bol, on the south part of the island. Here, you can reach Brač from Split, or from a neighbouring island Hvar. More information about ferry lines and timetables you may find here.

Also, if you own or rent boats, you may just sail into any place on island Brač. We suggest Brač Deluxe for transfers!

BY AIR ///

Brač has its own small airport, situated in the middle of the island. More and more flights are introduced each year, and all the necessary information you may find on the airport’s website. If you need transportation from the airport to any other place on the island, may we suggest contacting some of the #bestofbrac service providers, such as Taxi Peša, Brač DeluxeRent a Motorino or M&B rent. Check them out!

Once you’re on the island, rent a car, use taxis or local transportation. For online booking with discount, click here.

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