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  1. Serbia and the Ottoman Empire: The Loss and Recuperation of Independence

    ... State During the Middle Ages The history of the state of Serbia may be said to have its beginnings in the Middle Ages. Between the 6th ... It was under the Nemanjić Dynasty in the 13th century than Serbia rose as a dominant power in the Balkans, and achieved its golden age ...

    dhwty - 13/11/2015 - 00:46

  2. Marko Mrnjavcevic: The Powerful Prince of Serbia

    ... with his death, the Serbian Empire came to an end. Serbia and the Ottoman Empire: The Loss and Recuperation of Independence ... Demons 2,500-Year-Old Ancient Warriors Unearthed in Serbia In another tale, Marko said to have rescued the daughter of the ...

    dhwty - 29/10/2016 - 03:47

  3. The Mysterious Mix of Myth and Sky Observations in Serbian Folk Astronomy

    Serbia is one of the Balkan countries that was influenced by many wars. ... inhabitants has survived. Astronomy has strong roots in Serbia. It was explored by people for millennia and the country has one of the ... folk astronomy disciplines. The main observatory in Serbia is the Astronomical Observatory Belgrade which opened in 1887. It is one ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 10/08/2016 - 00:55

  4. Roman Skeletons Adorned in Jewelry Found in Serbia

    Reuters has reported that archaeologists in Serbia have discovered a Roman sarcophagus that was intact and had been ... in Viminacium, an ancient Roman city, located in modern-day Serbia Reuters has reported that archaeologists in Serbia have ...

    Ed Whelan - 04/06/2018 - 23:00

  5. Zmaj and the Dragon Lore of Slavic Mythology

    ... by Viktor Vasnetsov ( Wikimedia Commons ) In Serbia, however, the zmaj is generally regarded as a benevolent being, just ... and Dragons – Serbian Mythology”. Photo source: . In addition to great strength and wisdom, the zmaj are ...

    dhwty - 07/08/2018 - 21:30

  6. Golubac Fortress: The Best Preserved Medieval Fortress in Europe

    ... city located in the northeastern part of modern day Serbia. This fortress is situated at the very entrance of the Djerdap Gorge, ... is one of the best preserved medieval fortified cities in Serbia. As Golubac Fortress occupies a strategic position in the landscape, ...

    dhwty - 29/02/2016 - 03:45

  7. Golden Curse Tablets Found in Ancient Serbian Tombs Invoke Gods and Demons

    Archaeologists in Serbia have discovered the first known golden curse tablets in ancient Roman tombs in Serbia. The tablets contain inscriptions in long-forgotten languages with ... capital of the former Roman province of Moesia Superior in Serbia. The territory was under Roman (and later Byzantine) rule for about 600 ...

    aprilholloway - 09/08/2016 - 00:47

  8. 2,500 Year-Old Ancient Warriors Unearthed in Serbia

    ... 10 highway project in the region of Pirot in south-east Serbia.  They have been dated as 2,500 years-old. Prior to the Roman conquest of Serbia in the 1 st century BC, the region of Pirot was ruled by Thracians, a ...

    aprilholloway - 14/06/2013 - 13:00

  9. 4,000-year-old Thracian chariot unearthed in Serbia

    Archaeologists in Serbia have unearthed the remains of a beautifully decorated chariot , which ... found near the village of Stanicenje, in the south east of Serbia.  In the same area, archaeologists also uncovered a tumulus (tomb). ...

    aprilholloway - 08/12/2013 - 22:47

  10. Vibrations and sounds may have enhanced worship of Great Goddess Cybele

    In a mountain valley in Serbia around 300 AD, Romans built a palace complex to honor the Emperor Gaius ... Cybele’s temple, Imperial Roman Palace of Felix Romuliana, Serbia’, the researchers report that the designers of the temple took ... and his mother, Romula, on top of Magura Hill in what is now Serbia. There is a burial ground of Bronze Age people dating back to 3500 BC at ...

    Mark Miller - 31/03/2015 - 22:27

  11. Experimental Color Chart Reveals the Original Beauty of Prehistoric Copper Goods

    ... the world's earliest tin bronze artifacts four years ago in Serbia. Since then, there has been an endless debate regarding the importance ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 25/12/2017 - 19:06

  12. The Cost of War: Democracy Comes at a Price – Part 1

    ... the Kingdom of Romania (1,234,000 troops);  the Kingdom of Serbia (707,343 troops);  the Belgium (380,000 troops); the Kingdom of Greece ...

    Cam Rea - 02/05/2018 - 15:51

  13. Looking to ancient wisdom for guidance on modern day refugee crisis

    Berlin recently agreed to curb the number of migrants it welcomed after a backlash against Angela Merkel’s 

    ancient-origins - 04/10/2015 - 00:45

  14. The Hoodoos of Drumheller Valley: Tall Tales of Sandstone Towers

    ... were depicted on the reverse of a Turkish banknote. Serbia has about 200 formations described as earth pyramids or towers by local ... Devil's Town, near  Kuršumlija, Serbia ( Nikolic / CC BY-SA 3.0 ) The hoodoo stones on the northern ...

    Michelle Freson - 24/08/2018 - 01:45

  15. Beware the Wandering Wilas

    In Slavic mythology, there is a form of nymph which lies somewhere between a ghost and a fairy.  The Wilas (pronounced viwa and also called Vili or Vilas) are fair-haired female creatures who have died but remain trapped between this world and the next.  Mysterious beings similar in appearance to the European tales of fairies, they are the lost women who died unbaptized or the betrothed ones whose lives ended before marriage.  Thus, unlike the European fairies, the mythological Wilas are not born as spirits of nature but ra

    Riley Winters - 31/10/2014 - 12:29

  16. Schuman’s resonance measured on Bosnian Pyramids

    Serbian Electrical Engineer Goran Samoukovic from Belgrade came with his team to Visoko on April 12-14, 2013. They performed detailed detection and measurements of electromagnetic phenomena in Bosnian Valley of the Pyramids: Bosnian Pyramids of the Sun and Moon, Vratnica tumulus and Underground Labyrinth Ravne.

    They detected following significant frequencies at those locations:

    samosmanagich - 24/04/2013 - 17:40

  17. The Vucedol Culture: The Rise of an Iconic Copper Age Culture in Croatia

    ... border of present day Croatia, close to its border with Serbia. This site has been identified by archaeologists as one of the major ... part of modern Romania and the northern part of modern Serbia. Due to their extensive use of copper, the Vučedol culture initially ...

    dhwty - 19/10/2016 - 03:47

  18. Temple in ancient city of Odessus reveals Greek Goddess Aphrodite was worshipped by Thracians

    ... Myth 4,000-year-old Thracian chariot unearthed in Serbia Bendis was the Thracian hunter goddess. She was known as ...

    lizleafloor - 27/03/2015 - 21:08

  19. Ancient Mythology Informs Modern Series: The Fantastical Folktales of Harry Potter

    Global, myth, folklore, and legends provided inspiration for the vast array of vivid creatures and fantastical elements that fill the pages and the silver screen of the enthralling, magical world of the Harry Potter franchise. For many, the Harry Potter stories may have been their first peek at creatures from ancient myth – albeit with a modern twist.

    Alicia McDermott - 18/07/2018 - 23:02

  20. Oldest known Gold Jewelry in Europe Discovered at Bronze Age Bulgarian site

    ... archaeologist said he worked on bigger, older settlements in Serbia. ( National Geographic photo ) National Geographic wrote: ...

    Mark Miller - 22/11/2015 - 21:53