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Surname Subic
First name Unknown
Dating 1400?
Location Nin
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Type of the object Effigy
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(place of burial)
The Museum of Nin Antiquities, Nin, Croatia
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Nepoznati Subic, Muzej starina u Ninu, 14. stoljece
Effigy of unknown nobleman (Subic family?), 14th century, Nin, Croatia

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At the time of the Turkish wars, Nin found itself on the battle-field. After the selling of Dalmatia to Venice (1409), the city came under the control of the Republic of Venice. The town was economically exploited but not protected militarily.[3] Subsequently the town was destroyed twice.

n 1389 Tvrtko I, the founder of the Bosnian Kingdom, was able to control the Adriatic littoral between Kotor and Sibenik, and even claimed control over the northern coast up to Rijeka, and his own independent ally, Dubrovnik (Ragusa). This was only temporary, as Hungary and the Venetians continued their struggle over Dalmatia after Tvrtko's death in 1391. By this time, the whole Hungarian and Croatian Kingdom was facing increasing internal difficulties, as a 20-year civil war ensued between the Capetian House of Anjou from the Kingdom of Naples, and King Sigismund of the House of Luxembourg. During the war, the losing contender, Ladislaus of Naples, sold his "rights" on Dalmatia to the Venetian Republic for a mere 100,000 ducats. The much more centralized Republic came to control all of Dalmatia by the year 1420, it was to remain under Venetian rule for 377 years (1420–1797).

Неизвестно, на каком основании памятник приписан члену семьи Subic - на памятнике нет ни надписей, ни гербов.
Как этот памятник появился в музее - неизвестно. Не исключено, что памятник мог быть доставлен из другого города.
Семья Subic была очень влиятельна и какое-то время правила всей Боснией и Далмацией (прибрежным регионом, где расположен Nin). Многие ее члены правили в городах этой области, но про правителя именно Nin ничего не найдено. Но к концу 14 века влияние этой семьи угасло и на памятнике вполне мог быть изображен член другой влиятельной семьи этого региона. Памятник был найден в 19 веке (на фотографии 1910 года он уже в музее) и приписывание его ключевой фамилии в истории этого региона вполне можно списать на фантазии историков 19-го века.

In recent history books whenever members of this kindred are mentioned in relation to their prominent role in the 13th and 14th centuries the surname of Šubić is conferred upon them by the historian. This was not the way that the members called themselves at the time. During the Middle Ages every man in Croatia bore four names: the name given at baptism, the patronym, the name of his kindred which was also the name of the settlement in which he lived, and his tribal affiliation (Jirecek, 1967). When, with the introduction of feudalism, king Bela confirmed the kindred in their possession of Breber (1251) this name would again be used to identify them since by then the custom was to be called after one's premier fief (Rady, 2000). Thus, in the period from 1069 to the destruction of the county by the Turks in 1520, the many personages of the clan that emerge from the original Latin documents qualify themselves as de Breberio preceded by their Christian name and patronym; only rarely do they add their tribal affiliation.
The seal of Paul (Pavao in Croatian) (+1312), the greatest figure of the clan, has the following lettering on it: + S(igillum). PAULI BREBERIENSIS BANI TOCIUS SCLAVONIE. Another seal of the same man has PAULUS DE BREBERIO BANUS CROATORUM D(OMI)N(U)S ET BOSNE. Thus, in the vulgar the surname would be Breber or some variant (Breberić, Brebrić, Barbier, Barber, Barberich, etc.). The 19th century erudite Croatian historians who wrote the first history books for the public opted for Šubić which, in the ardent nationalistic spirit of the time, sounded reassuringly Slavic as compared to Breber.

Paul, mentioned above, reached the peak of power towards the end of the 13th century. He was Ban of Croatia and Dalmatia, his rule extended to Bosnia, and with his brothers he controlled the maritime cities of Dalmatia. In these regions he was champion of the Pope and was instrumental in placing Charles, the firstborn of the King of Naples, on the throne of Hungary and Croatia. He was related to the King of Naples, the King of Serbia, the Da Camino lords of Treviso, and the Tiepolo and Dandolo patricians of Venice. When he died in 1312, his eldest son Mladen tried to maintain the hold over the other Croatian clans, but was unsuccessful and bit by bit lost land, castles and towns

Other kindreds and families in Croatia and Dalmatia like the Karin, the Babonić, the Frankopan, the Gusić and some of the patrician families from the maritime cities also claimed a similar link with Rome.

к концу 14, началу 15 веков Далмация стала объектом сильной конкуренции между Венгрией, Неаполем и Венецией.

Датировка памятника установлена 1400? по аналогии с очень похожими P0522, 1407; P0645, 1405? находящимися напротив через Адриатическое море

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