The Trogir incident of December 1, 1932 and the Venetian lion as the symbol of

Trogirski incident od 1. prosinca 1932. i mletački lav svetog Marka kao simbol "talijanstva" istočne obale Jadrana
The Trogir incident of December 1, 1932 and the Venetian lion as the symbol of "italianess" of the eastern adriatic

Author(s): Mario Jareb
Subject(s): History
Published by: Hrvatski institut za povijest
Keywords: Trogir; Venetian lion; Ialianess; Dalmatia; 1932

Summary/Abstract: The author is dealing with the "Trogir incident" of December 1, 1932, when a group of young Yugoslav nationalists damaged or destroyed eight stone Venetian lions on old public buildings and city walls in Trogir. That incident can be considered as the gravest and best-known event related to the destruction of Venetian lions on the Croatian coast during 20th century.

  • Issue Year: 39/2007
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 419-443
  • Page Count: 24
  • Language: Croatian