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Osijek

(ō`sēyĕk), Ger. Esseg, Hung. Eszék, city (2011 pop. 108,048), in Croatia, on the Drava River. The chief city of the historic region of SlavoniaSlavonia
, Croatian Slavonija, historic region, part of Croatia. It is a fertile agricultural and forested lowland bounded, in part, by the Drava River in the north and the Sava River in the south.
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, it is a river port and industrial center. Textiles, leather goods, soap, and agricultural machinery are among its industrial products. Osijek grew around a castle built in 1091 on the site of the Roman colony and fortress of Mursa. It became an early episcopal see and was under Turkish rule from 1526 to 1687. It was later part of Austria-Hungary and passed to Yugoslavia in 1918. Osijek was the scene of fighting between Croats and Serbs in the early 1990s after Croatia declared its independence from Yugoslavia.

Osijek

 

a city in Yugoslavia, in the Socialist Republic of Croatia, on the Drava River. Population, 96,000 (1973). A transportation junction and port, Osijek is the economic and cultural center of the eastern part of the historic region of Slavonia. Its machine-building industry manufactures agricultural machinery and machinery for the textile industry. The city also produces food, condiments, leather goods, textiles, wood products, chemicals, and furniture.

osier

1. any of various willow trees, esp Salix viminalis, whose flexible branches or twigs are used for making baskets, etc.
a twig or branch from such a tree
2. any of several North American dogwoods, esp the red osier

Osijek

3. a town in NE Croatia on the Drava River: under Turkish rule from 1526 to 1687. Pop.: 85 000 (2005 est.)
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This line could well refer to a well-known historical event, the visit of Constantine to Rome in 357, four years after his victory over Magnentius at Mursa, a visit which, though strictly speaking an adventus, is described as a triumph by Ammianus (16.
Principal battles: Singara (Sinjar) (344); Mursa (Osijek), Pavia (351).
Por una parte, los pronicenos se adhieren a Atanasio de Alejandria y cuentan con el respaldo de Constante mientras que un sector, cada vez mas influyente de obispos, liderados por Valente de Mursa y ursacio de Singiduno tratan de promover la doctrina consensuada de los obispos orientales con desigual exito.
In Illyricum s-au infiintat scaune episcopale in Mursa (azi Osiek), Sirmium (Mitrovita), Cibalae (Vinkovce sau Vinkovat), Bossinae (Petrovat), Singidunum (Belgrad), Viminacium (Kostolat), Horeum Margi (Ciupria), Margum (Dobrovita), Aquae (Negotin), Naisus (Nis), Remesiana (Bela Polanca).
Una vez alli fue persuadido por Flavius Philippus para desertar con su tropa y pasarse a la caballeria de Constancio II, hecho que llevo a cabo poco antes de la batalla de Mursa (52).
We can follow this dynamic by tracing the participation of Basil and the prominent Homoian leader Valens of Mursa in the various councils of the 350s.
If, as seems generally accepted, this Scudilo is identifiable as the Scolidoas whose action at the battle of Mursa in September 351 is described by the sixth-century historian Zosimus, then it seems probable that he had been tribunus scutariorum since September 351 at the latest.
In his description of the revolt of the magister peditum Silvanus in Gaul in 355, Ammianus reveals that Silvanus had been tribune of the schola armaturarum in 351 when, before the battle of Mursa, he deserted the usurper Magnentius for Constantius (Arum.
54) When he reached Mursa, a town in Pannonia, he was well received by the bishop there, also called Valens.
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