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Zeta was one of the first Montenegrin states in the Middle Ages. It was located in today's Montenegro and named after the Zeta River. The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times, beginning with the Renaissance. ... Serbia and Montenegro  â€“ Serbia    â€“ Kosovo and Metohia        (UN administration)    â€“ Vojvodina  â€“ Montenegro Official language Serbian Capital Podgorica Former Royal Capital Cetinje President Filip Vujanović Prime Minister Milo Đukanović Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % water  13,812 km²  n/a Population  â€“ Total (2003)  â€“ Density  616,258  48. ... Zeta is a river in Montenegro. ...


The name Zeta overlapped with the name Duklja, a Slavicized Latin name of the Roman province Dioclea, and eventually replaced it. Most of the country's history was marked by its struggle with Serbian and Ottoman occupiers, who consecutively attacked the small nation. For more information, see History of Montenegro Duklja in the 9th century, according to De administrando imperio Greek map of the 9th century, according to De administrando imperio Duklja (Latin: Doclea or Dioclea, after the town of Dioclea) was a vassal state of Byzantium until it won its independence in 1042, ruled by the Vojislavljevic Dynasty, located... The word Serbian might be: an adjective, meaning: of Serbs (Serbian tradition, Serbian religion) of Serbia (Serbian government, Serbian president) both of the above (Serbian flag) a noun, meaning: a Serb a Serb from Serbia (as opposed to Serb who is not from Serbia) citizen of Serbia (regardless of nationality... The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power Imperial motto El Muzaffer Daima The Ever Victorious (as written in tugra) Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital İstanbul ( Constantinople/Asitane/Konstantiniyye ) Sovereigns Sultans of the Osmanli Dynasty Population ca 40 million Area 12+ million km² Establishment 1299 Dissolution October 29, 1923... The history of Montenegro begins in the early Middle Ages after the arrival of the Slavs into the part of the former Roman province of Dalmatia that is today known as Montenegro. ...


rulers


VOJISLAVLJEVIC


Peter...........................................fl. c. 900


Predimir (pred + mir = before peace)


Hvalimir (hvala + mir = thank peace)with...


Boleslav (unclear) and...


Dragislav (dragi + slav = the one who celebrates dearness) and...


Svevlad (sve + vlad = ruler of all) and...


Legec (unclear)


Silvester


Tugomir (tuga + mir = melancholy peace)


Hvalimir II (see above)........................................ ? -971


Petrislav (petri + slav = worshiper of peter)


..........................................971-990


John Vladimir (vlad i mir = rule with peace)


......................................990-1016


To the Byzantine Empire


...........................1016-1034 opposed by...


Dragomir (drago + mir + dear peace)


..........................................1016-1034 d. 1040


Vojislav aka: Dobroslav I 1034-1052


Michael I........1052-1081


Constantine Bodin..........1081-1091


To the Byzantine Empire 1091-1101


Michael II....1101-c. 1102 with...


Dobroslav II


......................................1101-c. 1102


Dobroslav III (see above)


.......................................c. 1102


Kocapar (unclear)


........................................c. 1102-c. 1103


Vladimir (see above)


.......................................c. 1103-c. 1113


George


..........................................1113/4-1116/8 d. 1135


Grubesa (grub = rough, as in heavy handed)


.........................................1116/8-1125


George (restored)


.................................1125-c. 1127 d. 1135


Gradinja (gradinja = builder)


.......................................c. 1127-1146


Radoslav (rod + slav = worshiper of the birth)


..........................................1146-1162 ?


Michael


............................................ ? -1186


Balsa I (ca. 1360)


Djuradj I Balsic (1360 - 1378), initially with brothers Stracimir and Balsa II


Balsa II Balsic (1378 - 1385)


Djuradj II Stracimirovic Balsic (1385 - 1403)


Balsa III Balsic (1403 - 1421)


See also

  • History of Montenegro

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