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Bishop Petar I. Petrovic (1747–1830), as portrayed in
L'Evêque ou Wladika

Vladika or Wladika ( Serbian: владика) is a Slavic title and address of bishops in the Eastern Orthodox Church. In Old Church Slavonic, the meaning of the word is Mr.

From the early-16th to the mid-19th century in Montenegro, the title referred to the bishop of Cetinje, who also served as the spiritual leader and the prince of the Prince-Bishopric of Montenegro.


  • Rastislav V. Petrović (1997). Vladika Danilo i vladika Sava (1697–1781). Beograd.{{ cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher ( link)

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