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  [Projekat Rastko] Jovanka Kalic - Rascia - The Nucleus of the Medieval Serbian State
Prince Lazar is for Hungary the "Prince of the Kingdom of Rascia", and his son, Stephen Lazarević (1389-1427) - the "Despot of Rascia" or the Despot of "the Kingdom of Rascia".
The German Emperor and the Czech King Charles IV of Luxembourg, the famous founder of the University in Prague, at one rime wrote "to the Rascian King, to dear brother" Stephen Dushan with whom he was connected by the common language.
The reliable facts on Nemanya's Throne in Rascia were left by his sons: Stephen the First-Crowned Serbian King (1196-1228) and St. Sava in the description of the abdication of Stephen Nemanya in 1196.
www.rastko.org.yu /istorija/srbi-balkan/jkalic-raska.html   (3457 words)

 Encyclopedia: Serbia
Hilandar (Greek Chilandar) is an Eastern Orthodox monastery on Mount Athos in Greece, traditionally occupied and maintained by the Serbian Orthodox Church.
Since the Curia already had ambitions to spread its influence to the Balkans as well, Stefan II (Prvovenčani) used these propitious circumstances to obtain his crown from the Pope, thus becoming the first Serbian king in 1217.
Actually he was only the first Serbian King to came from Rascia, because the first Serbian king was King Mihailo [(1077)] from Zeta.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Serbia   (10107 words)

 History of Serbia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Serbs entered their present territory early in the 7th century AD, settling in six distinct tribal delimitations: Rasia/Raška (corresponding to present-day Western Serbia and Northern Montenegro), Bosnia (http://members.tripod.com/cafehome/serbdom-eng.htm#Ninoslav) (considered by some to have been one with Rascia), Neretva/Pagania (middle Dalmatia), Zachumlie/Zahumlje (W Hercegovina), Terbounia/Travunija (E Hercegovina) and finally Zeta (http://www.njegos.org/siteindex/medieval.htm) (roughly corresponding to present-day Montenegro).
Finally, the middle of the 12th century saw once more the rise of Rascia with the Nemanjic dynasty.
Serbia gained its autonomy from the Ottoman Empire in two uprisings, (1804 and 1815), though Turkish troops continued to garrison the capital, Belgrade until 1867.
www.termsdefined.net /hi/history-of-serbia.html   (995 words)

 History of Serbia -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
However the first half of the 11th century saw the rise of the Vojislavljevic family in Zeta.
Finally, the middle of the 12th century saw once more the rise of Rascia with the (additional info and facts about Nemanjic) Nemanjic dynasty.
Stefan Nemanja was succeeded by his middle son Stefan, whilst his first-born Vukan was given the rule of the Zeta region (present-day Montenegro).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/H/Hi/History_of_Serbia.htm   (4146 words)

 Articles - Raci   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Because of this, many historical sources and maps, which were written and drawn between 15th and 18th centuries, mention the territory of present day Vojvodina under the names of Rascia (Serbia) and Little Raška (Little Serbia).
According to one historical record from 1543, Temišvar and Arad were located in the middle of Rascia (in medio Rascionarum).
According to the same record, the main language spoken in Banat in that time was Serbian, while 17 Serbian monasteries existed in the Banat region.
www.mafox.com /articles/Raci   (304 words)

 math lessons - Raska   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Constantine VII Porphyrogenitos describes Raska (Rascia) in De Administrando Imperio as being settled by Serbs at the start of the 7th century.
Constantine VII Porphyrogenitos writes in De Administrando Imperio that the Serbs received in Rascia / Raska, Zachumlie/Zahumlje, Trebounia/Travunia, Zeta/Duklja, Bosnia/Bosna and Pagania/Paganija.
The house of Vlastimirovic, (named for Knez Vlastimir who was the great great grandson of the Unknown Archont who led the Serbs to the Balkans from White Serbia (modern day Poland, Slovakia and Ukraine) during the reign of Byzantine emperor Heraclius somewhere between 610 - 641) ruled from Raska.
www.mathdaily.com /lessons/Rascia   (198 words)

 Encyclopedia: Red Croatia
Original Croatian Zagorje included Bosnia (small land in southeast modern Bosnia) and the frontiers of Raška (part of modern Sandzak).
The Serbs under Stefan Nemanja expanded their state to include Duklja (Montenegro) which Serbs named Zeta, Herzegovina, small parts of southern Dalmatia, and half of modern day Sandzak to the Lipa and Lab.
Duklja in the 9th century, according to De administrando imperio Greek map of the 9th century, according to De administrando imperio Duklja (Latin: Doclea or Dioclea, after the town of Dioclea) was a vassal state of Byzantium until it won its independence in 1042, ruled by the Vojislavljevic Dynasty, located...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Red-Croatia   (4755 words)

 Henry Bogdan - From Warsaw To Sofia
The Serbs had lived divided into the two patriarchal principalities of Rascia and Zeta for a long time.
In 1170, Stefan Nemanja, as great Zupan of Rascia since 11159, managed to extend his rule to the tribes of Zeta.
Crowned as Stefan I Prvovencani, Stefan was the true founder of the ruling house of Serbia known as the Nemanjic dynasty.
www.net.hu /corvinus/lib/bogdan/bogdan04.htm   (3924 words)

 Re: serbian migrations to Poland in 18th century...MRDALJ family?
Raszeja sounds pretty much serbian because serbs were also called as "the Racsz" and simmilar, and Rascia is also the name for Serbia, because one of the first serbian states was Rascia (among Doklia, Bosnia etc.)
There was also in todays croatia place called slavonia...well, in the middle age it was also known as "Little Rascia", because serbs were majority (untill 1995 croatian ethnic cleansing and genocide)...
You have to find your mom's previous surname, before Raszeja, that is the key!You have to dig up in the past, where did her ancestors came from, maybe some old church books, u know the way...
www.genforum.genealogy.com /poland/messages/17370.html   (160 words)

 Macedonia on Coats of Arms
This is a complex coat of arms, presenting these kings as symbols of the unity of the South Slavs and including the arms of nine Balkan regions: Macedonia, Bosnia, Dalmatia, Croatia, the coastal countries, Slavonia, Bulgaria, Serbia and Rascia.
This coat of arms, with the inscription "Macedoniae" belongs to the heraldry of King Dushan, along with arms of Illyria, Bosnia, Dalmatia, Croatia, Sklavonia, Bulgaria, Serbia and Rascia.
Among other things, he writes "...and I remembered the heavy oppression of the Turk over the emperor in Constantinople and over all Greeks, Macedonians and Bulgarians, and even over the Despot of Rascia [Rashka, as he referred to Gjuragj Brankovich] and all his subjects, which is very unfortunate for the all of Christianity....
www.mymacedonia.net /links/coats.htm   (1598 words)

In 1077, Mihailo received the royal insignia (as rex Sclavorum) from Pope Gregory VII with which Zeta was recognized as a kingdom.
His successor Bodin (1082-1101) played an important role in the uprisings against Byzantium in the Balkans, so in the period of his reign the influence and territories of Duklja spread to the neighboring states Rascia (Raska), Bosnia, Bulgaria...
After the death of the last ruler of the Vojislavljevic dynasty, Byzantium regained its control, and in 1185 Zeta was subjected by the Serbian state of Raska.
www.montenegro.yu /english/podaci/history.htm   (1687 words)

The various Serb Zhupans (the largest being Rascia and Duklja) had a large degree of autonomy and regularly rebelled often with the support of Hungary.
Another Serb rebellion was subdued in 1152 and further conflict with Hungary was settled at the Battle of Semlin 1168.
Stephen Nemania became Grand Zhupan of Rascia in 1165 (possibly a few years later) and proceeded to unify both the western (Rascia) and inland regions (Duklja or Zeta) of Serbia.
members.aol.com /_ht_a/balkandave/wbmedivl.htm   (5325 words)

 Kosovo.com: The Saga of Kosovo, by Alex N. Dragnich and Slavko Todorovich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An extensive discussion of these art monuments is beyond the scope of this study.
When the Byzantines and the Latins were dividing the Balkans, Sava made sure that the dividing line did not go through Rascia.
He was determined to withstand Catholic religious pressures, and to establish Orthodoxy as a national faith, and through translated liturgical services to give it a Serbian cast.
www.kosovo.com /history/kosovo_saga/saga04.html   (4479 words)

 Prologue to Kosovo: The Era of Prince Lazar
Throughout most of that century the Serbian leaders, or great zupans as they were called, had been forced to recognize the suzerainty of the Byzantine Empire.
After 1180, however, upon the death of the Byzantine Emperor Manuel I Comnenus, the relatively small territory of Rascia (the eastern Serbian lands) began to expand into the land surrounding it, including today's Montenegro and Kosovo.
Under the rule of Stefan Nemanja, the founder of a new dynasty for Serbia, this new state continued to struggle with the Byzantine Empire and to recognize its authority, but the dominance of the Greeks in this region of the Balkans was clearly over.
www.srpska-mreza.com /bookstore/kosovo/kosovo10.htm   (4399 words)

 Insight: Legacy of Medieval Serbia
Perhaps, too, the raven, that great fl bird, evokes thoughts of the battle at nearby Kosovo Polje, which means "The Field of Blackbirds." There the Serbians were crushed by the Ottoman Turks on June 15, 1389, putting an end to two centuries of remarkable political, economic, and artistic achievements.
The following year, Stefan became Grand Prince of Rascia, centered on the Rashka River, with his administrative and residential center at Ras (near modern Novi Pazar), and in gratitude to St. George, whom he credited with his rise to power, he founded a monastery and built a church to him near Ras.
This church, known as Djurdjevi Stupovi or Towers (literally, Columns) of St. George, was the first construction in the Rashka architectural style, which combines features of the Byzantine east and the Romanesque west, of which King Milutin's church at Gratchanitsa is perhaps the crowning achievement.
www.archaeology.org /9909/etc/insight.html   (2523 words)

 Tervon and Rascia Bladepaw - www.ezboard.com
He wears a royal blue vest and a pine green traditionale Long Patron jacket.
Rascia is a grey hare with a white tiped right ear.
I love your names they are really cool it's so cool that you play two chars we don't have to many of those I think theres the marle fox twins but that's it.
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 RASCIA ancestry
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 Attorney Louis Rascia, Griffith & Jacobson, L.L.C., Chicago, Illinois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Attorney Louis Rascia, Griffith & Jacobson, L.L.C., Chicago, Illinois
LOUIS A. RASCIA practices in the commercial transactional, labor and employment, corporate succession and estate planning and probate areas.
Lou has represented businesses and their top management in many industries including printing, direct mail, manufacturing and fabricating, distributing and trade contracting.
gandjlaw.lawoffice.com /Bio/LouisRascia.asp   (92 words)

 The Washington Times : Villification instead of dialogue.(Commentary)(Forum) @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In his Aug. 24 letter, "Serbian Propaganda and the truth about Kosovo," Chad Nagle states, "Serb tribes settled in Rascia; therefore, they have no claim on Kosovo."
The Serbs may well have settled in Rascia in the 7th century, but a few decades later they moved on to Kosovo, much like American settlers from Boston and Philadelphia moved on to Washington as our nation's capitol.
Nagle cleverly omits the fact that Serbs ruled over their nation from the Nemanja dynasty in 1168 through 14 consecutive rulers to Lazar, son of Djuradj in 1458, clearly demonstrating that the Ottoman Turks did not conquer the Serbs until 69 years after the Battle of Kosovo in 1389.
static.highbeam.com /t/thewashingtontimes/september201998/villificationinsteadofdialoguecommentaryforum/index.html   (211 words)

 Serbia -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Serbs entered their present territory early in the (additional info and facts about 7th century) 7th century, settling in six distinct tribal delimitations:
(additional info and facts about Rascia / Raška) Rascia / Raška,
The first half of the (additional info and facts about 11th century) 11th century saw the rise of the Vojislavljević family in Zeta.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/se/serbia.htm   (5065 words)

 Roman Emperors DIR Manuel I Comnenus
Relations had been good with the Serbs and Hungarians since 1129, so their rebellions came as a shock.
The Serbs of Rascia, being so induced by Roger Guiscard, invaded Byzantine territory in 1149, although their grand zupan Uros was forced to flee to mountain fastnesses when Manuel and his army advanced against him.
In 1150 the Serbs became restive again, and this time they had the support of contingents from their Hungarian neighbours (ruled by Géza II).
www.roman-emperors.org /mannycom.htm   (8944 words)

 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy - FND - Bohemund of Brienne, Prince of Rascia - S-00001662   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Foundation for Medieval Genealogy - FND - Bohemund of Brienne, Prince of Rascia - S-00001662
FND - Bohemund of Brienne, Prince of Rascia
Bohemund of Brienne, Prince of Rascia, Alleged Ancestor of Bajamonte Tiepolo
fmg.ac /MGR/Sources/S-00001662.htm   (42 words)

 Kosovo and Metohija   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
When they invaded, the Slavs spoke a relatively homogeneous language, but their historical experience began splitting them apart.
Those settling in the region known as Raska (Rascia), including the territory of Kosovo, took the name of the dominant tribe, "Serbs." Under Slavic pressure, the indigenous Illyrians took refuge in the mountains.
This process continued for about three centuries, and by the eleventh century the Kosovo region was predominantly Slavic.2
www.kosovo.com /kosovo_history.html   (9243 words)

 TAY.Randy Randoms - ChatArea.com
~Madam Rascia, Tania Dragon, Thunderstripe the Flail, Baranomus Menatus, Yazumon, Middy Earthspade, whatever you wanna call me.
THAT person happens to be the Foof Swamp Monster.
It hangs around your closets and makes your room smell rank, therefore getting you into trouble with your parents while she SITS AROUND AND LAUGHS AT YOU?!?!?!
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 RASCIA RONALD A, 119 E CHESTNUT ST, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60611-- TerraFly Point-Data - Info/Maps/Images of a Location
RASCIA RONALD A, 119 E CHESTNUT ST, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60611-- TerraFly Point-Data - Info/Maps/Images of a Location
You can get aerial images, prints, and data reports:
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