Karyn Hudson of Atlanta took a two-week trip to Croatia in March. “An amazingly beautiful country!” she wrote. She shared this photo taken in Zadar close to sunset. Zadar is an ancient city, built in the center of the Croatian Adriatic, full of historical and cultural monuments. It is 3,000 years old, often destructed, looted, devastated and every time emerging from the ruins stronger, richer and more beautiful. Zadar appeared for the first time in history in the 4th century B.C. as a settlement of the Illyrian tribe of Liburnians – the name Jader was mentioned, and through history it changed into Idassa (Greek source), Jadera (Roman source), Diadora, Zara (during Venetian rule and later Italian) up to today’s name of Zadar.

Community Lens for Aug. 24

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