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Baal-Eser II

Baal-Eser II, also known as Balbazer II and Bal-mazzer I was a king of Tyre, the son of Ithobaal I and brother of Jezebel. The primary information related to Baal-Eser II comes with Josephuss citation of the Phoenician author Menander of Ephesus, ...

Deleastartus

Deleastartus was a king of Tyre and the second of four brothers who held the kingship. The information about him has been inferred from Frank M. Cross’s reconstruction of Josephus’s citation of the Phoenician author Menander of Ephesus, in Agains ...

Ithobaal I

Ithobaal I was a king of Tyre who founded a new dynasty. During his reign, Tyre expanded its power on the mainland, making all of Phoenicia its territory as far north as Beirut, including Sidon, and even a part of the island of Cyprus. At the sam ...

Phelles

Phelles was a King of Tyre and the last of four brothers who held the kingship. The only information available about Phelles comes from Josephus’s citation of the Phoenician author Menander of Ephesus, in Against Apion i.18. Here it is said that ...

Bobali

The family is considered to be one of those which founded the ancient community of Dubrovnik. The surname is attested in various forms in different places: Baebiblius nearby Salona, Babuleius, Babullia, Bobuli or Boboli in Italy. One of the etymo ...

Bocignolo

The Bocignolo was a Ragusan noble family. It hailed from Chlieuno, a town in Hum. In the 15th century they were one of the eleven smallest Ragusan houses. It was mentioned as living in the city of Ragusa in 1588. In 1535 a member was at Vienna in ...

Bona family

The origins of the family remain largely unclear, but according to the two oldest traditions, it originated from Kotor in Venetian Albania, or else from the town of Vieste in Apulia and Leck. The Almanach de Gotha enumerates it among the eleven o ...

Bonda family

The Bonda were first mentioned in 1190. The progenitor was "Petragne de Bonda". By the beginning of the 15th century the family had notably decreased in size. In the early 15th century Ragusan nobility were present in Novo brdo, as merchants or l ...

Cerva family

The Cerva family, known in Croatian as Crijevic, was a Ragusan noble family from Ragusa, which held noble titles in the Republic of Ragusa, and in the Austrian and Austro-Hungarian empires. Descendants of the family live in Austria and Italy.

Croce family

The Croce were a noble family in the Republic of Ragusa, based in Dubrovnik. Some of its representatives were state officials and the family is considered to be among the ten richest families of the Republic in the 14th century.

Gucetic

According to some historical works, they were original settlers of the republic and their family tree can be traced back to the 10th century making them one of Europes oldest noble families.

Gundulic family

The Gundulic was a noble family of the Republic of Ragusa, considered one of the most prestigious families of the republic. It had origins in southern Dalmatia and Tyrol. The family´s motto is Tout ou rien.

Martinussio

The Martinussio were a noble family of the Republic of Ragusa. The family descended from comes Gervasius and his son Martinussius. In the beginning of the 15th century Ragusan nobility were present in Novo Brdo as merchants or mining lords, Marti ...

Mencetic

Mateo Grube di Menze d. 1381. Orsolin Nicolin de Mençe fl. 1421. Klement Marijan Domini Antun Mencetic, born in Dubrovnik, on 4 January 1747, son of Vlaho Klement Mencetic and Nika Getaldic. Johannes Blasius de Mençe late 15th c. Vlaho Antun Menc ...

Mlaschagna

The Mlaschagna was a Ragusan noble family. The founder was Marinus f. Michaelis de Mascana. They did not play an important part in politics in the 14th and 15th centuries. In the beginning of the 15th century Ragusan nobility were present in Novo ...

Palmotic

Palmotic, known as Palmotta in Italian, was one of the oldest and most prominent families of the city of Dubrovnik. Many of its representatives were Rectors of the Republic of Ragusa, as well as members of the Small Council, Senate and Grand Coun ...

Prodanelli

The Prodanelli or Prodanello was a Ragusan noble family that produced state officials, while others were either prelates or sea captains, shipowners and merchants. The family was related to the Palmotta.

Radagli

The Radagli were a noble family of the Republic of Venice in the 16th century and the Republic of Ragusa since 1666.

Saraka

Aristocratic status was granted to the following members of the family on 10 October 1817 by the Austrian Empire, after the fall of the Republic. Natal Lujo Saraka born 10 April 1739. Ana Getaldic born 9 July 1762. Children: Natal. (Натал) Marija ...

Tudisi

The Tudisi waere a Ragusan noble family, which produced people such as distinguished diplomat Martholus de Tudisio and merchant Give de Tudisio in the 14th century. The basis of their economy was ties with the Republic of Venice in the 14th and 1 ...

Volcasso

The Volcasso or Volcassio was a Ragusan noble family. They are mentioned since the 13th century, and were one of the wealthiest families in the 14th century. It was extinct by 1372. Laurizza de Volcasso fl. 1343–44. Volcasso di Giovanni fl. 1265, ...

Julius Classicus

Julius Classicus was a Gaulish nobleman and military commander of the 1st century AD, belonging to the tribe of the Treviri. He served as a commander of the Roman auxiliaries. Along with Julius Tutor, another Treviran Roman auxiliary commander, a ...

Rictius Varus

Rictius Varus was a Vicarius in Roman Gaul at the end of the 3rd century, around the time of the Diocletianic Persecution. The Roman Martyrology contains many references to the prefect Rixius Varus, who is said to have persecuted hundreds of Chri ...

Saturninus of Arles

Saturninus of Arles was a French Arian bishop of Arles in the early 4th century who under Constantius II was Primate of Gaul. He is known for his opposition to Saint Hilary of Poitiers, bishop of Poitiers, at the Church Council of Arles of 353.

Aurelianus (Gallo-Roman)

Aurelianus was a Gallo-Roman statesman, commander and magnate in the late 5th-century Gaul. He was also a duke of Melun, but most importantly, the chief advisor of Clovis I. After the defeat of Syagrius in 486 at the battle of Soissons, Aurelian ...

Heros of Arles

Heros was Bishop of Arles from 408 to 412. He was installed as bishop by the usurper Constantine III, and was deposed by Constantius III. Of prosper of Aquitaine in his Chronicle describes him as "the Holy VIR, and Beati Martini discipulus websit ...

Loup de Bayeux

Loup de Bayeux, saint Loup or sometimes saint Leu was one a bishop of Bayeux towards 440-470. Loup de Bayeux was born in Bayeux and was brought up in paganism, in terms of Rufinien, third Bishop of Bayeux, who would give him the title of deacon. ...

Bertechramnus

Bertechramnus or Bertram of Le Mans was one of the wealthiest bishops of 6th century Gaul. He was bishop of Le Mans from 587 until 623. At the time of his death will be listed private holding of over 3000 square kilometers of land. By the end of ...

Contumeliosus of Riez

In 534 Pope John II deposed the adulterous Bishop Contumeliosus of Riez, and authorized Caesarius of Arles to appoint a temporary bishop to the diocese. This is notable for being the first act of jurisdiction of this kind recorded of a bishop of ...

Agathonicus

Saint Agathonicus was a 3rd-century citizen of Nicomedia. While living in Greece, he taught the Greeks about Christianity. Meanwhile, the imperial governor began persecuting Christians, following the orders of Emperor Maximian. In this persecutio ...

Helenus of Alexandria (Cilicia)

Helenus of Alexandria Scabiosa in Cilicia was bishop of Alexandria Scabiosa in the 2nd or 3rd century. According to Le Quien, he baptized Martyr Eugenia in Rome during the reign of Commodus. He was canonized as a Saint. But other sources claim th ...

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