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Golubac Fortress

The Golubac Fortress Ltd and Matija Maksimović14th Century

Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Serbia

Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Serbia
Belgrade, Serbia

In historical sources Golubac Fortress is mentioned for the first time in 1335 as a fortification housing Hungarian military garrison. Although it was erected even before that year, its original builders and the exact date of construction remain unknown. On medieval maps the name appears in various languages:Galambas, Galambocz, Colombazo, Columbaz, Columbarum, Taubersburg, Tawbenstein, Peristerin, Giwerdzinlik…each with the word golub (dove) at the stem.

Details

  • Title: Golubac Fortress
  • Creator: The Golubac Fortress Ltd, Matija Maksimović
  • Date Created: 14th Century
  • Location Created: Veliko Gradište,Serbia
  • Type: The medieval building
  • Art Movement: Medieval architecture

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