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Stanjevići Monastery

Coordinates: 42°20′06″N 18°49′49″E / 42.33500°N 18.83028°E / 42.33500; 18.83028
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Stanjevići Monastery
General information
Locationnorth of Budva, Montenegro
Coordinates42°20′06″N 18°49′49″E / 42.33500°N 18.83028°E / 42.33500; 18.83028

The Stanjevići Monastery (Serbian: Манастир Стањевићи, romanizedManastir Stanjevići) is located north of the town of Budva, Montenegro.[1] Founded by Nikola Stanjević, the monastery is remembered as the Prince-Bishopric of Montenegro and the place where the praviteljstvo suda (judicial administration) and zakonik (legal code) for Montenegro and the Brda was promulgated and enacted in 1798 by 50 members of the council and Vladika Petar I Petrović-Njegoš.[2] It is also considered the cultural centre of the Paštrovići.

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  1. ^ Bieber, Florian (2003). "Montenegro in Transition Problems of Identity and Statehood" (PDF). p. 105.
  2. ^ Roberts, Elizabeth (October 31, 2007). Realm of the Black Mountain: A History of Montenegro. Cornell University Press. ISBN 978-0801446016 – via Google Books.