Dositej Obradovic

Dositej Obradovic – Part 1 Dositej Obradovic (1739 – 1811) was one of the most important Serbian writers, philosophers, and educators of the eighteenth century. Just before the end of his life, he became the first Minister of Education in Serbia, after the exceptional role he played during the First Serbian Uprising. He is the…

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Polunin Ink – fund raising event A fund-raising gala event of the Polunin Ink Foundation was held on September 28 at 8 pm at the National Theater in Belgrade. For two years now, the foundation has been dedicated to the further development, modernization, and popularization of ballet. At the gala event held at the National…

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Serbian architecture through history

Serbian architecture through history II Today’s time machine, we begin with the reign of King Milutin. During his rule, mining in Serbia developed, which enabled the strengthening of the Serbian economy and thus more money to pay for the army and mercenaries. Milutin was an extremely capable and ambitious politician and statesman. He managed to…

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Serbian architecture through history

Serbian architecture through history In the sixth, and mostly during the seventh century, the Slavs inhabited the territory of the Balkan Peninsula. The largest migrations of Slavic tribes took place after a series of wars between the Sasidian Empire (ie Persia) and the Avar Cataganate against Byzantium (ie the Eastern Roman Empire). Insufficiently organized Slavs…

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„Serbian-Russian medallions“ – Episode 3: Mihail Gligorijevic Cernjajev Mikhail Grigoryevich Chernyaev (Russian: Михаил Григорьевич Черняев) (3 November / 22 October 1828, Bender, Bessarabia Governorate – 16 August 1898) was a Russian major general, who, together with Konstantin Kaufman and Mikhail Skobelev, directed the Russian conquest of Central Asia during the reign of Tsar Alexander II.…

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