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The Serb Empire and Montenegro's pretension on its heritage

The Serb Emperor Stefan Dusan the Mighty
King (1331-1346), Emperor (1346-1355)

Icon* from 1876 shows son of Montenegrin Prince (and from 1910 King) Nikola I Petrovic Crown Prince Danilo in Montenegrin folk attire surrounded by Saint Daniel the Prophet (left) and Saint Spiridon the Wonderworker (right). Above are Christ the Saviour and Angel of God who carries crown of the Serb Emperor Dusan Nemanjic. Saint Spiridon has papyrus with writings: Lord save venerable Montenegrin Crown Prince Danilo Petrovic and give him peaceful and long rule over the Serb Empire.

* From the exibition of the Museum of the Metropolitanate of Montenegro of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Cetinje