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Dalmatia was Venice’s true naval power. One by one the semi-independent townships of Dalmatia were transformed into Venetian Colonies (Morris 1980, 154). Half the crew from all Venetian ships came from Dalmatia, whereas the headquarters of the Guilt of Venetian pilots were located in Parenzo (Morris 1980, 157).





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