Radovan Samardžić

Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts


Vladimir Ćorović: The Last Polyhistor

Abstract: This essay portrays Vladimir Ćorović (1885–1941), the distinguished Serbian historian of Herzegovinian origin, who made a distinct mark in the field with his prolific and wide-ranging writing. Given his vast array of interests, both in terms of topics and historical eras, Ćorović has been dubbed the last polyhistor, following in the footsteps of Stojan Novaković and other historians of similar calibre.

Keywords: Vladimir Ćorović, historiography, polyhistor