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Anonymous

He crowned himself king of the Serbs of Bosnia, the maritime lands etc.


    [li]Po milosti gospoda Boga kralj Srbljem Bosne, Primorja i k tomu.[/li]

He didn't stated to be a king of 'Bosnjani' but of the Serbs (Srblje). He did identify himself as a Bosnjanin in relation to a Rascianin or a Humljanin, because it would be idiotic to identify as a Serb in relation to a Serb or a Serb. The same way people of the same nation or state identify today, by region they live in, because it would be idiotic to identify nationaly within a nation.

Example: A person from Sarajevo making a treaty with a person from Zenica will not say, 'I am from Bosnia and would like to make a treaty with Bosnia', but 'I am from Sarajevo and would like to make a treaty with Zenica'

The same was then, as it is now.

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Gde da ih nadjem? Bice zalosno ako pises o propagandi kako nikada nije bilo srpsko itd.. Zahumlje/Hum jedna od pet srpskih zemalja. Grcki istoricari su to pisali.

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Srbija, Travunija, Zahumlje, Paganija i Konavle.  ;)

There was no 'Serbia' in the middle ages as such, but Serb realms: Raska, Bosna, Travunija, Zahumlje, Paganija, Duklja. Raska and Bosna were considered hinterland 'Serbia' by the Byzantines though.