were united in the province of Dalmatia. Successively, the Ostrogoths took over the rule. After the Battle of Nedao in
settled in the area, alongside the Croats. The Croats eventually defied Avar control and settled permanently in the
region. In medieval times, frequent attacks by the Mongols posed a lasting threat to the settled population. The lakes
became part of the medieval Kingdom of Croatia, elected in personal union with Hungary in 1102.Croat rule, and in
particular the rule of the aristocratic families of the Zrinskis and Francopans, led to economic reforms in the wider region.
Presumably, this monastery belonged to the Order of St. Paul the First Hermit (Croatian Pavlinsi) or the Knights Templar. Today,