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Balkanes

Balkan countries of southern Europe, sometimes Balcanes

Fishburn and Hughes: "A state in the Balkan peninsula, extending from the Adriatic to the Black Sea. The Balkan states were once under the control of the Ottoman Empire and later fought to define their boundaries." (22)

Borges Index: 
Tema del traidor y del héroe, Artificios, Ficciones, OC, 496. El destino de Ulfilas, TR2, 298.