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Alekseev S. V. The Trebinje Legend of Dukljanin: An Attempt of Historical Reconstruction

The research is conducted with support from Russian Foundation for the Humanities (the project "Monuments of the Serbian Medieval Historiography of the 12th-17th Centuries: Translation and Investigation", No. 13-01-00118a).

(Moscow University for the Humanities)

Abstract ◊ The article deals with the reconstruction of the historical events of the 9th–10thcenturies in the Serbiancoastal principality of Trebinje with reference to the comparison of the legendary data of the „Chronicle of the Priest of Duklja‟ and the synchronous sources.

Keywords: „Chronicle of the Priest of Duklja‟, chronicles, oral tradition, the history of the South Slavs, the Middle Ages.

Alekseev Sergey Viktorovich, Doctor of Science (history), professor, the head of the History Department at Moscow University for the Humanities, the editor-in-chief of the journal „The Scholarly Works of Moscow University for the Humanities‟, chairman of the board of the Historical an Educational Society. Tel.: +7 (499) 374-55-81. E-mail:


Citation: Alekseev S. V. Trebin'skaia legenda Duklianina: popytka istoricheskoi rekonstruktsii [The Trebinje Legend of Dukljanin: An Attempt of Historical Reconstruction]. Znanie. Ponimanie. Umenie. 2013. No. 4. S. 183–188.



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