Few years after the dissolution of Arbanon, Charles of Anjou concluded an agreement with the Albanian rulers, promising to protect them and their ancient liberties.
In 1272, he established the Kingdom of Albania and conquered regions back from the Despotate of Epirus.
In the mid-fifteenth century, it was conquered by the Ottomans.
The modern nation state of Albania emerged in 1912 following the defeat of the Ottomans in the Balkan Wars.
Gentius clashed with the Romans in 168 BC, initiating the Third Illyrian War.