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date: 18 October 2019

Balkans 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Author(s):
Efthymios RizosEfthymios Rizos

A term first used in Western literature, to denote the European provinces of the Ottoman Empire in their early 19th-century extent, namely the great peninsula of south-eastern Europe bounded on the north by the rivers Danube, Sava, and Drina. This area more or less coincides with the European lands of the Eastern Roman Empire after ... ...

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