He was born either in one of the Venetian islands, or in Istria.
Pribičević had told him that the whole of Istria, with Triest, should be Yugoslav.
The arch of the Sergii at Pola in Istria seems also to have been erected for a like purpose.
But a good guide-book to Istria and Dalmatia is much needed.
Market boats piled with fruit, fish in shining heaps, wood boats of Istria, went by with Madonna painted sails.
They halted at the fortress of Pola in Istria, on the 102 shores of the Adriatic.
No other modern traveller has done such justice to Istria and Dalmatia.
He held the duchies of Carniola and Friuli, as well as the marquisate of Istria.
The same numbers of infantry and cavalry were decreed for Istria as for Sardinia.
During this period the bonds between Istria and Ravenna were close.