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Kanalites (Medieval Greek: Καναλῖται, Serbian: Конављани/Konavljani) were a Serb tribe in what is now present-day Dalmatia who were under Roman dominion. No more is known about the Kanalites after the unification of Serbia. Porphyrogenitus said that the inhabitants of this area are descendants from the unbaptized Serbs, from the time of the Unknown Archon who came from White Serbia and claimed protection of the emperor Heraclius.[1]


  1. ^ Constantine Porphyrogenitus De Administrando Imperio, Dumbarton Oaks 1993, Of the Terbuonites and Kanali and of the country they now dwell in Chapter, page 163