The First Kingdom (1000 - 1168)

Serbian Medieval History, The First Kingdom (1000 - 1168)

   
 
   
990
Prince Jovan Vladimir (990-1016) in Duklja.
Founding of the archbishopric of Ohrid (1019).
Founding of the bishopric of Ras (1020).
Founding of the archibishopric of Dubrovnik (1022).
   
1035
Prince Vojislav (1035-1051) in Duklja.
Prince Vojislav liberates Duklja and annexes Travunija and Zahumlje (modern Hercegovina) (1038).
Uprising of Macedonian Slavs under Peter Odeljan (1040).
Definite schism between Eastern and Western Churches.
1054
Seljuq Turks conquer Baghdad.
1055
King Mihailo (1051-1081) in Zeta.
The first Serbian king, under whom Duklja (later Zeta) was the first Serbian state to achieve international recognition, concludes favorable treaty with Byzantines (1052).
Battle of Hastings, William the Conqueror begins Norman domination in England.
1066
   
 
 
First Catholic bishop in Bar (Zeta) (1067).
Insurrection of Mihailo's son Bodin and Djordje Vojteh in Macedonia (1072).
Seljuq Turks take Jerusalem.
1076
   
 
 
Pope Gregory VII gives Mihailo title of king (1077).
Erection of St. Mihailo's church in Ston (near Dubrovnik) (1080).
   
1080
Grand zupan of Raska Vukan (1083-1122)
   
1081
King Konstantin Bodin (1081-1101) in Zeta.
Henry IV conquers Rome.
1084
   
 
 
Bishopric of Bar elevated to archibishopric (1089).
Vukan attacks Byzantine's possessions. Clashes around city of Zvecan in Kosovo (1093).
The First Crusade. Crusaders found the Jerusalem kingdom.
1096
Hungaria annexes Croatia.
1102
   
 
 
Vukan advances against Byzantine lands (1106).
   
1122
Grand zupan of Raska Uros I (1122-1143)
Serbs take the city of Ras (1127).
   
1143
Grand zupan of Raska Uros II (1143-1156)
Clashes with Byzantines in alliance with Hungary.
First mention of Moscow.
1147
   
 
 
Byzantine emperor Manuel I Komnenos destroys Serbian towns Ras and Galic (1149).
Battle between Serbs and Byzantines at river Tara, near modern Valjevo (1150).
Holy Roman emperor Frederick I Barbarossa.
1152
   
1155
Grand zupan of Raska Desa (1155)
Sucession of several zupans on Raskan throne under Byzantine influence.
Byzantium defeats Hungary and conquers Srem, Bosnia, Dalmatia, and Croatia.
1167
   
 
     

 

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