Ring of Queen Theodora -- mother of Tsar Dušan

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Title: Ring of Queen Theodora -- mother of Tsar Dušan
Creators: Enich, Steven
Issue Date: 1982-08-01
Publisher: Ohio State University. Libraries
Description: Beograd
Theodora, daughter of Tsar Smilec of Bulgaria, the first wife of King Stefan Uroš III Dečanski (ruled 1321 - 1331). Her ring was worn also by Tsar Dušan. According to legend: "The four men who wore it and were not Njemanići met with disaster (dočekali veliku nesreču): 1) the professor who found it was killed
2) King Alexander -- killed
3) a Belgrade lawer -- killed
4) King Petar."
This item comes from a region where place names vary historically and politically. We have used the Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN) as a source for controlled place names. (http://www.getty.edu/research/conducting_research/vocabularies/tgn/)
Place: Belgrade
Related Item: The photographer's notes for this item can be accessed at: http://hdl.handle.net/1811/37201
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1811/40781
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