King of the Slavs

King of the Slavs (Latin: rex Sclavorum, Sclavorum rex) was a title denoting some Slavic rulers, as well as Germanic rulers that conquered Slavs, in the Middle Ages in European sources, such as Papal correspondence.

Papal use is bolded.


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  1. ^ Adalbert-Stifter-Verein (Munich, Germany) (1961). Veröffentlichungen der Wissenschaftlichen Abteilung. Edmund Gans Verlag. p. 26.
  2. ^ John V. A. Fine (5 February 2010). When Ethnicity Did Not Matter in the Balkans: A Study of Identity in Pre-Nationalist Croatia, Dalmatia, and Slavonia in the Medieval and Early-Modern Periods. University of Michigan Press. pp. 36–. ISBN 0-472-02560-0.
  3. ^ Maddalena Betti (24 October 2013). The Making of Christian Moravia (858-882): Papal Power and Political Reality. BRILL. pp. 189–. ISBN 978-90-04-26008-5.
  4. ^ Armin Pavić (1906). Postanje Gundulićeva Osmana i glávâ 29-36 u Porfirogenitovoj De adm. imp. Tisak Kr. zemaljske tiskare. p. 62.
  5. ^ Ćirković 2004, p. 26.
  6. ^ Jireček 1911, p. 241.
  7. ^ Concise Dictionary of Proper Names and Notable Matters in the Works of Dante. Ardent Media. pp. 566–. GGKEY:P53U8KC8WZR. Addressed (in 1288) by Pope Nicholas IV as 'Rex Sclavorum'; he signed himself (in 1305 or 1307) in a document still extant in the Venetian archives as ' Stephanus Urosch Rex Serbicarum terrarum et maritimarum '. a [Stefano Urosio.] ...
  8. ^ Christian Raffensperger (12 March 2012). Reimagining Europe: Kievan Rus’ in the Medieval World. Harvard University Press. pp. 103–. ISBN 978-0-674-06546-8.