- May 2016
When i mentioned those areas, i agree that they have albanian roots. However, the rest of Montenegro doesnt have them. Thats why its strange when you say that "Montenegrins" have albanian roots. Those that you mentioned have, and they are a very small part of the populationThere have been assimilated many Albanians. Ulcinj, Tivar, Podgorica, Plava, Gucia , were inhabited by Albanians until the independence of Montenegro. You may see in Montenegro plenty Albanian surnames with the montenegrin ending ~ic~. I have already pointed , they are not Albanians.
No idea. Maybe like one of those claims that some albanians make, lthat Alexander the great was actually albanian....Why I shall do that?
Just goes to show how us, Balkanites can be stubborn when it comes to history, glory, nationalism and all that good jazzThe negative to the number of the views on the thread (just my opinion of course) is that a certain portion of views are due to "tit for tat" comments between those who put energy into representing the national greatness projects of either Albania or Serbia.
The positive to the number of the views has been some rather amusing "cul de sacs" of humor as well as the presentation of sources of which I had been ignorant.
Since most nations tend towards populations of almost 3 million as a workable minimum, I was motivated to share the ratio of views to population in a sense as yet another heroic tale about Montenegro: "These people love history so much, their origins thread has most views per person of any nation on Historum!"
(Montenegro has an advantage in that having a population that is a fraction of 3 million it will be rather difficult for another European nation to generate the same measure on their thread.)