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Peter Petrovich Nyegosh and
the National Poem of Montenegro

Nyegosh and a view of Mount Lovchen
Nyegosh and a view of Mount Lovchen

Mount Lovchen
Mount Lovchen

Mountain Church on the eve of the Feast of the Trinity
Mountain Church on the eve of the Feast of the Trinity

Chiefs at Cetinje Monastery
Chiefs at Cetinje Monastery

Folk dancing at Cetinje Monastery
Folk dancing at Cetinje Monastery

On May 9, 1943, while under Italian Occupation, Montenegro issued
a set of stamps commemorating the Prince-Bishop Peter Petrovich
Nyegosh and the national poem of Montenegro. Quotations from
the national poem were printed on the back of the stamps. The
five lowest values in the set are pictured here. The remaining
values were a 50 centesimi, 1.25 lire, 2 lire, 5 lire and 20 lire.


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