The Ideology of the Illyrian Armorial

Rudić, Srđan (2016) The Ideology of the Illyrian Armorial. Balcanica, 47. pp. 135-156. ISSN 0350–7653

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The appearance of the Illyrian Armorial in the late sixteenth century has been linked to Petar Iveljin (son of Ivelja) Ohmućević-Grgurić, a native of Dubrovnik (Ragusa) in the service of the Spanish king. The main purpose of the Armorial was to demonstrate his noble descent. It was therefore designed in such a way as to make it clear to everyone who should see it that the Ohumućević-Grgurićs were an old and reputable noble family. In order for the Armorial to achieve the intended purpose efficiently, some ideas and be¬liefs were slipped in which were current in the milieu in which it was created. The Illyrian Armorial cannot therefore be properly understood without taking into account the time and setting of its creation as it reflects various political, cultural and religious influences of its time

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: eISSN 2406–0801
Uncontrolled Keywords: Illyrian Armorial, Illyrian heraldry, Petar Ohmućević, Ohmućević-Grgurić, Slav¬ism, Illyrism
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CR Heraldry
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D111 Medieval History
D History General and Old World > DR Balkan Peninsula
Depositing User: Istorijski Institut
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2022 09:44
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2023 11:04

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