Sites & cities that bear the name of Daorson


Today in : Bosnia and Herzegovina
First trace of activity : ca. 17th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Recorded names : Δαορσών, Ošanjići

Description : Daorson (Ancient Greek: Δαορσών) was the capital of the Illyrian tribe of the Daorsi (Ancient Greek Δαόριζοι, Δαούρσιοι; Latin Daorsei). The Daorsi lived in the valley of the Neretva River between 300 BC and 50 BC. They came very early into contact with Greek traders acquiring many facies of Greek civilization, and the town acquired a certain degree of Hellenization. The ruins of Daorson can be found at Ošanjići, near Stolac, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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