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  Butmir - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Butmir is a neighborhood of Ilidža in the Sarajevo Canton of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Between Sarajevo and Butmir is the Sarajevo International Airport, the main airport in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Butmir is most famous for arcehological finds dating back to the neolithic period.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Butmir   (182 words)

 Butmir Culture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Butmir Culture was a culture in Butmir, near Ilidža, Bosnia and Herzegovina, dating from the neolithic period.
The Butmir Culture was discovered in 1893, when Austrio-Hungarian authorities began construction on the agricultural college of the University of Sarajevo.
Of course this was during the same time that some suggested Troy was found in the Neretva river valley, and overwhelming modern opinion is that the Butmir people were a unique culture of their own in the Sarajevo area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Butmir_Culture   (270 words)

 Sarajevo Encyclopedia Article @ Freebies.Karr.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Today the city is Ilidža and adjusting to a post-war reality, as a major center of culture and economic development in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Other cultural institutions include the Čelić, Sarajevo City Library, Venice, and the Lake Placid, a privately owned library and art collection focusing on Bosniak history.
Bodies charged with cultural preservation in Sarajevo include the Institute for the Protection of the Cultural, Historical and Natural Heritage of Bosnia and Herzegovina (and their Sarajevo Canton counterpart), and the Bosnia and Herzegovina Commission to Preserve National Monuments. /encyclopedia/Sarajevo   (3138 words)

 History of the Balkans - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Also deserving mention is the Butmir Culture, found on the outskirts of present day Sarajevo.
The "Kurgan hypothesis" of Proto-Indo-European (PIE) origins assumes gradual expansion of the "Kurgan culture" until it encompasses the entire pontic steppe, Kurgan IV being identified with the Yamna culture of around 3000 BC.
The classical Greek culture developed in the southern Balkan peninsula starting with the century and peaked with 5th century BC Athens democracy.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/The_Balkans_in_the_Roman_period   (10335 words)

 YEStravel.com - All the most interesting facts, information and photos about Sarajevo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The firs inhabitants of this area were the Illyrians, and then came four cultures from the east: Hellenism in the prehistoric period, Mithraism on the late classical age, the Byzantine culture in the Middle East and finally the Turkish Islamic culture beginning from the middle of the XVth century.
At Butmir (near the Sarajevo International Airport) between 1893 and 1896, remains of one of the most interesting and riches Neolithic villages in the Balkans were found.
During the Austro-Hungarian dominion, Sarajevo experienced a strong economical, cultural and political development; the first modern industries appeared: a tobacco factory in 1880, a carpet-weaving factory in 1888, a stocking and a furniture factory in 1869, a soap factory in 1894 as well as railway workshops, power plants, textile and food industries.
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The area is rich in flint especially in the Butmir neighborhood.
The so called Butmir culture, is one of the best documented Neolithic cultures in Europe of the 26th and 25th centuries BC.
It's name comes from the Turkish word Ilidž, which means that which is healthy to a man. Numerous elements of Turkish culture found their way into Ilidža, such as a number of oriental homes from the 15th and 16th centuries that have survived to this day.
www.knowledgefun.com /book/i/il/ilidza.html   (1198 words)

 Lengyel '99 - 2nd Workshop Meeting of IGCP-442   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The phenomenon of the Lengyel Culture is mostly connected to the northern part of inland Croatia.
He concluded that the Sopot culture was in its beginning older than any of the Lengyel Cultures and its penetration into the region of Transdanubia stimulated the formation of the whole Lengyel cultural complex.
The elements of the Lengyel Culture or better to say its influence was recognized by Alojz Benac in genesis of the Butmir culture, though not so important as those from Danilo or Vin(a Culture, but still evident.
www.ace.hu /igcp442/ws2/tezak.html   (874 words)

 Sarajevo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
They are located on Bjelašnica mountain, Butmir, and in the city itself.
The area of present day Sarajevo has a long and rich history dating back to the Stone age, when the Butmir Culture flourished in the area.
Sarajevo is also home to a number of cultural institutions, dedicated to maintaining the city's culture.
www.gogog.com /project/wikipedia/index.php/Sarajevo   (4259 words)

 Sarajevo Info - Bored Net - Boredom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Following neolithic people, the next known inhabitants were the Illyrian tribes in the 2nd millennium BC in Zlatiste and Soukbunar regions.
As a part of the Roman Empire, the Sarajevo valley was an important road connecting the Adriatic coast with Panonia.
Roman presence can be detected in several localities, including Debelo Brdo, where military posts were held until the 6th century, Ilidza, the administrative and cultural center of this area, and Crkviste, Stupsko Brdo, Crkvina, Svrakino Selo, Marijin Dvor, and Vasiljeva Basca, to name a few.
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 The Feminine Matrix - Kolo
There is a local census by archaeologists, such as Marija Gimbutas, that this was an indigenous culture and Old Europe was torn apart by the incessant wars and gradual socioeconomic change with the metallurgy that prompted the doubling of the populations and settlements.
By excavating the roots of Bosnian prehistory, and adding cultural aspects for treatment of traumatized individuals, victims are allowed to retell their 'story' that will then involve cultural healing symbols and directions that aim toward peacefulness.
However, for treatment and for healing purposes the need to be aware of cultural reality and what makes it a reality guides women to their encoded potentials and wisdom in times of violence.
www.kolocollaboration.org /Kolo/index.html   (3670 words)

 Goddess Cultures
The Chalcolithic Butmir, Cucuteni, and East Balkan peoples created large bulbous vessels, adopted the snake-spiral as the bases of the entire ornamental composition.
In this she contrasts with the Indo-European Earth-Mother, who is the impalpable sacred earth-spirit and is not in herself a creative principle; only through the interaction of the male sky-god does she become pregnant." (Marija Gimbutas (1974) The Goddesses and Gods of Old Europe.
As the predecessor of Anatolian and Greek Hekate-Artemis (related to Kubaba, Kybebe/Cybele) she lived through the Bronze Age, then through Classical Greece and even into later history in spite of transformations of her outer form and the many different names that were applied to her.
www.humanevolution.net /a/goddess.html   (2531 words)

 History of the Balkans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In the history of Greek culture Macedon had its single significance in producing the conquerors and armies who created the Hellenistic empires and civilizations.
culture with linguistic and political groups is seen as problematic, as neither the rate of culture change nor of linguistic change is well known.
The Empire was at its height in the 16th century when it reached levels of artistry, cultural importance, and military dominance not seen for many years.
koz.vianet.ca /history_of_the_balkans.htm   (13863 words)

 Sarajevo Encyclopedia Article @ Sobbing.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
recovering and adjusting to a post-war reality, as a major center of culture and economic development in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Bašćaršija Nights, a month-long showcase of local culture, music, and dance.
Sarajevo school of pop rock developed in the city between 1961 and 1991.
www.sobbing.net /encyclopedia/Sarajevo   (2243 words)

 The Iconography and Social Structure of Old Europe
4800-3500 BC in Moldavia and the Ukraine; the Butmir culture in Bosnia, c.
In the folk culture of Lithuania, for instance, that Gimbutas experienced as a child, the ancient songs, stories, dances, seasonal celebrations, communal rituals, sculptures, textile patterns, even architectural features are elements of a complex fabric of ancient beliefs arising from a deep respect for the natural world.
She considered these non-Indo-European societies to be diametrically different in terms of language, ideology, economic patterns, material culture and social structure from the Bronze Age cultural patterns that replaced them.
www.belili.org /marija/marler_article_01.html   (4084 words)

 The Institute for the Protection of Cultural-Historical and Natural Heritage of Canton Sarajevo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Antic Mediterranean culture ruled from Southwest, Middle European from the north and Byzantine culture ruled from Southeast.
The Austro-Hungarian culture also reflected in architecture style of construction, so very significant are streets complexes such as Cathedral square, Strosmaerova Street, Marijin Dvor complex etc. Residential building construction was in expansion, but territorially speaking not out of the borders of Turkish Sarajevo.
The destruction of cultural monuments as a strategic war objective, was the destruction of the most valuable cultural-historical remains of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
www.spomenici-sa.ba /eng/guide/index.html   (1112 words)

 History of the Balkans - Avoo - Ask Us A Question - The Balkans is an area of southeastern Europe situated at a major ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The first Greek tribe to arrive in Greece were probably the Achaeans, around 2200-1900 BC, meeting a presumably non-Indo-European people whom they called Pelasgians.Achaeans were the creators of what is currently known as the Mycenaean civilisation which arrived in pick around 1600-1400 BC and was the earliest Indo-European civilization in the Balkans.
After the period that followed the Dorian's arrival, known as the Greek Dark Ages or the Geometric Period the classical Greek culture developed in the southern Balkan peninsula, the Aegean islands and the western Asia Minor Greek colonies starting around the 9-8th century and peaking with the 5th century BC Athens democracy.
These cultural incompatabilities may have resulted in the ethno-nationalist rise which led to to the violent confrontation between the Serbian military and the Kosova Albanians that had seen Kosova reinstated as a parrallel Albanian state.
www.pasadenacaus.com /details/History_of_the_Balkans   (11568 words)

 Bosniaks - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Croats to the west came under the influence of the Germanic Carolingian Empire and the Roman Catholic Church, and Croatia was closely tied to Hungary and later Austria until the twentieth century.
The Bosnian Kingdom blended cultural influences from east and west; although nominally Roman Catholic, the Bosnian kings embraced elements of Byzantine culture and court ceremonial, and formed alliances and dynastic marriages with the neighboring rulers of both Croatian-Dalmatian and Serb states.
Like many other elements of Bosniak culture, their folklore is a mix of Slavic and Oriental influences, typically taking place prior to the 19th century.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/Bosniaks   (6359 words)

Sarajevo is also situated on the crossroads which runs along the valleys of the Bosna and Neretva rivers and connects northern Europe with the Mediterranean Sea and its traditions.
The firs inhabitants of this area were the Illyrians, then came four cultures from the east: Hellenism in the prehistoric period, Mitharism on the late classical age, the Byzantine culture in the Middle East and finally the Turkish Islamic culture beginning from the middle of the XVth century.
The transition from the ancient to the modern era carried from south and southwest a strong influence of the Roman classical culture as well, which prevailed especially in its late-paleochristian phase.
members.tripod.com /a_vrazalica/id19.html   (1409 words)

 Культура BUTMIR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Некоторые характеристики конструкций гончарни Butmir сделали некоторое предложить соединение к культуре Minoan на Крите.
Of course это было во время такого же времени что некоторое предложенное Troy было найдено в Neretva River Valley, и overwhelming самомоднейшее мнение что люди Butmir были уникально культурой их в области sarajevo.
It is licensed under the GNU free documentation license.
www.faktoru.com /wiki/ru/%ca%f3/%CA%F3%EB%FC%F2%F3%F0%E0%20Butmir.htm   (180 words)

 SFOR Informer Online: Soldier in the spotlight
The rank of first sergeant is the equivalent of an OR6 in the NATO rank structure.
As the third highest-ranking person in Camp Butmir's Medical Centre, the young medical technician supervises the other medical technicians as what he calls an additional duty.
But in addition to the multinational culture of Butmir, Henigman likes working with his countrymen as well.
www.nato.int /sfor/indexinf/132/p16b/t02p16b.htm   (326 words)

 SFOR Informer Online: Country for a Good Life
The publication aims to promote the cultural history and natural beauty of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) that help to make the country a truly unique.
For the purposes of this preview, we singled out those parts of the publication that are related to the Sarajevo area and it's surrounding.
Thanks to this important find, Neolithic culture from this age is known amongst international archaeologists as Butmir's Culture.
www.nato.int /sfor/indexinf/167/p16a/t02p16a.htm   (248 words)

 Brujula.Net - Your Latin Stating Point   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The discovery caused enough of a buzz in the archeological world that the International Congress of Archeology and Antrophology was held in Sarajevo in 1894.
Proto-Indo-European origins assumes gradual expansion of the "Kurgan culture" until it encompasses the entire pontic steppe, Kurgan IV being identified with the Yamna culture of around
A modified form of Kurgan theory by JP Mallory, dating the migrations earlier to around 4000 BC and putting less insistence on their violent or quasi-military nature, is still widely held.
www.brujula.net /english/wiki/History_of_the_Balkans.html   (6095 words)

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A specific variant of Neolithic culture was named the Butmir culture after this find, which dates from 2400-2000 B.C. At the end of the Bronze Age the first ethnically identified group appeard in this region-the Illyrians.
Here the meeting of two cultures was crusial to the achievement of an individual stylistic expresion.
The stylistions has often its origin in the lical folklore, or the architectural elements are sugested by the elements of the existing architecture.
web.mit.edu /4.175/www/center_home_sarajevo_fragments.htm   (2098 words)

Sarajevo experiences warm summers, with temperatures of 35 °C (95 °F) not being uncommon, and cold winters, when snow is guaranteed due to the city's high altitude.
Average air pressure at the city's elevation is 942.3 millibars, and this varies little throughout the year.
Sarajevo is also home to a number of cultural institutions, dedicated to upkeeping the city's culture.
www.keywordmage.net /sa/sarajevo.html   (4051 words)

 isetta, hungary, loganair, netherlands, liberia, ecuatorial, wallis, lan chile, chacachacare, car rental   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
After the final retreat of the Ottoman Empire, struggle began between the Hungarian nation and the Habsburg kings for the protection of noblemen's rights (thus guarding the autonomy of Hungary).
Hungary also lost its only sea port in Fiume (today Rijeka).Therefore, Hungarian politics and culture of the interwar period were saturated with irredentism (the restoration of historical " greater Hungary").
Horthy made an alliance with Nazi Germany in the 1930s, in the hope of revising the territorial losses that had followed World War I. Hungary then assisted the German occupation of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, occupying the Banat right afterwards, and finally entered World War II in 1941, fighting primarily against the Soviet Union.
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 FICE Congr�s 2006 - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
These findings have been based in Butmir, which is today one of the Sarajevo suburbs.
Taking into account the archaeological value of this area, the whole culture of that period in scientific research was called "the Butmir culture".
After the war, within a new state of Yugoslavia, the city regained its potential for development and soon became the political, economical, university and cultural centre of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
www.fice-congress2006.org /french/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=33&Itemid=6   (1675 words)

 last minute Ilidza - last-minute-report.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
When, under the terms of the Accord, Ilidža was placed within the territory of the Bosnian Federation, the vast majority of Serbs fled the city to live in the Republika Srpska, destroying some buildings as they did so.
Some of those who remained were harassed and otherwise intimidated by an influx of Bosniacs (Muslims), many of whom had lost their homes in Sarajevo or been evicted from Serb-held territory elswhere.
The Ilidža Municipality consists of the core of the city of Ilidža, as well as the outlying small neighborhoods(by size Hrasnica, Sokolovic Kolonija, Butmir, Kotorac), which although somewhat separated from the city center are still considered part of the city.
www.last-minute-report.com /Ilidza   (1457 words)

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