Petrislav of Rascia
|Petrislav of Rascia
|Prince of Rascia (Župan)|
Petrislav (Serbian: Петрислав[A]; fl. 1060–1083) was the Prince of Rascia, a province under the Grand Principality of Doclea, from 1060 to 1083. He was appointed to govern Rascia by his father, Grand Prince Mihailo I, who had reunited Rascia (the Zagora-region in the Serbian Principality) into the Serbian realm after decades of Byzantine annexation.
Bosnia, Zahumlje and Rascia never were incorporated into an integrated state with Duklja. Each principality had its own nobility and institutions, simply requiring a member of the royal family to rule as Prince or Duke.
Petrislav was the last son of Mihailo I and his Greek second wife.
Mihailo I conquered Rascia from the Byzantines between 1060 and 1074. He appointed Petrislav as Prince of Rascia. Mihailo I died in 1081, and Constantine Bodin succeeded as Prince. By 1085, the Vojislavljević brothers suppressed the revolt in the župa of Zeta, staged by their cousins, the sons of Radoslav. Constantine Bodin ruled unchallengedly.
Petrislav of Rascia
as strategos of Serbia
|Prince of Rascia
Title last held byCatepan of Ras
- ^ Name: His name was Petrislav, in Latin Petrislavus. He was a descendant of Vojislavljević, his father was Mihailo, hence, according to the contemporary naming culture, his name was Petrislav Mihailović Vojislavljević (Петрислав Војислављевић).
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