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By Vladislav Titelbah – Istorijska biblioteka. Facebook group., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=39441515

Sacred Time, Sacred Politics

This piece is adapted from the opening chapter of Orthodox Churches and Politics in Southeastern Europe: Nationalism, Conservatism, and Intolerance, published by Palgrave. On June 28, 1389, warriors under the command of Serbian princes managed to kill an Ottoman Sultan on the battlefield of Kosovo Polje (Field of Blackbirds). But the tide turned, the Serbs […]