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Iohannes Spalatensis, the monastery builder, has chosen the perfect geographical position of the island of Biševo, from which Christianity will spread to the eastern Adriatic coast. In the marvelous position of Biševska elevation, and on the ruins of an early Christian church, Ivan in the 11th century. it builds a new church around which the Poje village will later develop. But this is not the beginning of the settlement of this multilayer archaeological site. The oldest trace of human activity (if we skip the prehistory) is an antique villa rustica founded in the first centuries before Christ. The importance of this facility is perhaps best explained by the fact that it is one of two known rustic villas on our coast. The Romans could not bypass this fertile elevation, and they also intensively use the same location.
Over the remnants of the monastery, most probably during the baroque period, a small building complex of stone houses with a garden, which together with the church makes a very harmonious ambient-historical whole.
Bisevo (italian: Busi) is an island in the Adriatic Sea, 5 km southwest of Vis; with Komiža it is connected by boat line throughout the year. Surface 5.91 km² with 11 inhabitants (2011). In 1961, there were 114 inhabitants (before World War II over 300) living in the Biševo area, living in eight small villages: Mezoporat, Vela Gora, Potok, Poje, Nevaja, Porat, Salbunara Gornja, Salbunara Donja.