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  Serbs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Slavs (including Serbs) came to the Balkans from a broad region in central and eastern Europe, which extended from the rivers Elbe in the west to the Dnieper in the east and from a point which touched the Carpathian mountains in the south and the river Niemen in the north.
Serbs in Croatia formed their state of Republika Srpska Krajina, but after they were military defeated, most of them fled from this region.
Serbs in Bosnia and Herzegovina formed their state of Republika Srpska, which is currently one of the two political entities that form the country of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Serbs   (3733 words)

 serbs - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Large Serb populations also live in Croatia (largely in the entity that during the 1990s constituted the internationally unrecognized Republic of Serbian Krajina) and Bosnia and Herzegovina (where they are a constituent nation), principally in the Republika Srpska, one of the country's two entities.
At the beginning of the 20th century, many Serbs were still under foreign rule – that of the Ottomans in the south and of the Austrians in the north and west.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/Serbs   (4060 words)

 Origin of Serbs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Sarmatian Serbs, it is argued, intermarried with the indigenous Slavs of the region, adopted their language, and transferred their name to the Slavs.
The Serbs were mentioned as Serboi by Pliny the Younger in his Geographica in the first century AD (69-75) as living on the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov.
There are also many toponyms related to the Serb name found in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Germany, which can maybe show possible ways of the migration of Serbs from the Caucasus to Central Europe and to their present location in the Balkans.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Origin_of_Serbs   (3666 words)

 Serbia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The two provinces are ethnically diverse, which originates in the fact, that the country has been organised from parts ruled by the former Muslim Ottoman Empire in the south and parts ruled by the former Catholic Habsburg Empire in the north.
The slight increase in the Serb population is attributable to the huge influxes of Serb refugees from Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia in the 1990s due to the Yugoslav Wars rather than to natural growth of the population.
Serbs are Orthodox Christians, not Roman Catholics, with their own national church - the Serb Orthodox Church.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Serbia   (2874 words)

 Serbian Empire - Balkans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Bulgaria failed in her subsequent attempt (July 1913) to take from her allies territory which she had originally been promised (see Balkan Wars), but to Habsburg alarm at another near-doubling of Serbia's territory was added Bulgarian resentment at having been denied what she saw as her just share of the territorial gains.
Recent unrest in Kosovo between Serbs and Albanians in March 2004 that led to violent clashes and several deaths was the worst the province had seen since 1999.
As a result, local Serbs were being driven from their homes and enclaves by Albanian mobs, a process that has come to be known as ethnic cleansing.
www.balkans.eu.com /wiki/index.php?title=Serbian_Empire   (3943 words)

 Kosovo Tragedy
Serb insensitivity towards the non-Serb ethnic minorities and the readiness of the Serb-dominated Federal Government at Belgrade to intervene brutally with its security forces in support of the Serb minorities in the non-Serb provinces have been the principal causes of the gradual disintegration of Yugoslavia after the death of Tito.
The Serbs regard Kosovo as a cradle of their civilisation and are emotionally attached to the territory.
The Serb army has been considerably weakened by the economic sanctions and by the arms embargo of recent years imposed at the instance of the NATO powers and does not have the access to the latest weapons and technologies as the US and other Western powers have.
www.saag.org /papers/paper45.html   (970 words)

 History of Serbia: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Christianity is an abrahamic religion based on the life, teachings, death by crucifixion, and resurrection of jesus of nazareth as described in the...
Serbs created another center of resistance in Herzegovina but when peace was signed by Turkey and Austria they abandoned to Turkish vengeance.
White hand, or bela ruka, was a secret, unofficial military organization in the kingdom of serbs, croats, and slovenes (and later in the kingdom of yugoslavia)...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/hi/history_of_serbia.htm   (8168 words)

 Timeline Serbia_A
The Serbs were defeated by the invading Turkish Ottoman army at the Battle of Kosovo Polje, the "Field of Blackbirds." In the battle, the Serb prince Lazar was captured by the Turks and beheaded.
1459 The Serbs fell under Turkish rule and all of Serbia became the property of the sultan and all Serbs became bond-slaves to the land.
Bosnian Serb Dusan Tadic, former cafe owner and karate instructor, was later accused of beating, mutilating, and killing Bosnian Muslims at the concentration camps run by the Serbians at Omarska and Keraterm.
timelines.ws /countries/SERBIA_A.HTML   (9017 words)

 Serbs - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Serbs in BiH as per 1981 census data.
Serbia was occupied by the Germans, while in Bosnia and Croatia Serbs were put under the rule of the Italians and the fascist Ustase regime in the Independent State of Croatia.
Under Ustase rule in particular, Serbs and other non-Croats were subjected to systematic genocide in which hundreds of thousands were killed.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Serb   (4375 words)

 The Economy and Economic History of Serbia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
It is widely believed that the Serbs and the Croats are the same people and speak the same language and are only differentiated because the Croats came under the influence of the Catholic Church in Rome whereas the Serbs came under the influence of the Greek Orthodox Church.
The kingdoms of the White Serbs and the White Croats were created by a martial elite of Sarmatians, a nomadic people from area north of the Caspian and Black Seas speaking a language in the Iranian family.
In 1389 the Serbs confronted the Ottomans in a fight to the finish in Kosovo and the Serbs lost.
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 Serbs -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Large Serb populations also live in Croatia (where they were a constitutive nation up to 1990) and Bosnia and Herzegovina (where they are a constitutive nation), principally in the Republika Srpska, one of the country's two entities.
The largest urban populations of Serbs in the former Yugoslavia are to be found in Belgrade (over 1,500,000), Novi Sad about (250,000), Niš (200,000) and Banja Luka in Bosnia (200,000).
Serbs in Serbia as per 2002 census data for Central Serbia and Vojvodina, and 1991 census data for Kosovo
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Serb   (3611 words)

 Snapshot of Europe: Serbia and Montenegro
Nemanjići led Serbia to a golden age which produced a powerful state with its apogee under Tsar Stefan Dušan in the mid-14th century, before finally succumbing to the Ottoman Empire (with Zeta, the last bastion, finally falling in 1499).
The Serbs were both the most numerous and the most widely distributed of the Yugoslav peoples.
The 1974 constitution produced a significantly less centralized federation, increasing the autonomy of Yugoslavia's republics as well as the autonomous provinces of Serbia.
www.sheppardsoftware.com /Europeweb/snapshot/Snapshot-Europe36.htm   (1645 words)

Therefore the oldest mention that we have the Serbs dates from the middle of the II century, more precisely from the last quarter of the I century A.D. From these two instances it is clear that the Serbs mentioned therein were not Slavs.
(45) The Serbs of Thessaly were so few in number that they did not even have their own bishopric before 869, (46) and it is wholly probable that in 688 they were transferred in such numbers to Asia Minor that a VII century bishopric in Bithynia would have taken its name from them.
Meanwhile the name "Serb" is a specific national name and wherever Serbs are mentioned they must be of the same national origin as the Serbs in the Caucasus or in Asia Minor.
www.magma.ca /~rendic/chapter1.htm   (3006 words)

 History of Iran: Common Origin of Croats, Serbs and Jats
Consequent commmon origin of Jats, Croats and Serbs.
Fire, the essence of human origin, the sun, and the great boiling cauldron around which the warriors spring in the age old kolo or circle dance, all these are ingredients in the national lore of the Croatian nation.
Regarding the roots of Bosnians, Dodan notes that Bosnia is historically a Croatian land, that Bosnia belonged to Croatia in the early mediaeval times, that the majority of Bosnian population used to be and are still Croats, and that mediaeval Bosnian kings were ethnic Croats.
iranchamber.com /history/articles/common_origin_croats_serbs_jats.php   (3689 words)

 Understanding Kosovo | Why is There So Much Fighting in the Balkans?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The Serbian state was crushed by the Ottoman Turks through a decisive defeat in the Kosovo region in 1389 (modern Serbians stake claim on Kosovo in part because this battle has sentimental and mythic significance).
About 9 million Serbs were concentrated in Serbia and Montenegro (parts of the Free Republic of Yugoslavia), according to the 1981 Yugoslav census.
Note: Today's so-called "Bosnians" are of the same linguistic and demographic origin as Serbs, but descended from Slavs who converted to Islam centuries ago.
www.facsnet.org /issues/specials/kosovo/fighting.php3   (597 words)

 SM, Germany and US instigated the wars in ex-Yugoslavia. The war criminals.
Under European Community auspices the leaders of the three groups, Mr Izetbegovic, for Muslimas, Karadzic for Bosnian Serbs and Boban for Croats, SIGNED the maps of division of Bosnia, in Lisbon, on February 23, 1992.
Izetbegovic [for the Bosnian Muslims], Radovan Karadzic for the Bosnian Serbs and Mate Boban for the Bosnian Croats - endorsed a proposal that the republic be a confederation divided into three ethnic regions.
Germans found someone else to blame for genocide, ethnic cleansing and such (blame the Serbs for all wrong in the world!) The Serbs were punished for resisting "democratic" Germany in the two world wars.
www.srpska-mreza.com /library/facts/Zimmer.html   (2143 words)

 Reference to Serbs in F.Y.Republic of Macedonia throughout the ages
Isidor,the Episcop of Gordoservon is mentioned in 680/681 and the fact that this town was Episcopal Center gives ground to the thesis that it had large Serbian population.
This circumstance was widely exploited by the Bulgars in order to spread their propaganda among the Serbs outside the principality.
Whoever was reluctant to become a Bulgar and persisted in calling himself a Serb was denounced to the Turks as conspiring with Serbia, and could expect severe punishment.
www.geocities.com /skopljanac2001   (2117 words)

 Serbia Encyclopedia @ LaunchBase.org (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The attacks were stopped when Yugoslav president Slobodan Milošević agreed to remove all security forces, including the military and the police, and have them replaced by a body of international police, in return for which Kosovo would formally remain within the Yugoslav Federation (See: Kosovo War).
Together with the former Yugoslav republics of Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, Vojvodina was under the administration of Austria-Hungary before the First World War.
Children enroll in elementary schools (Serbian: Osnovna škola) at age of 7 and it lasts for eight years.
www.launchbase.org /encyclopedia/Serbia   (2138 words)

 Thousands of EASTERN EUROPEAN NAMES for your dog, horse, cat, pet or child from Chinaroad Lowchens of Australia-   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Many of those included here are of Muslim origin.
The Bosnian Serbs and Croats use similar names to their ethnic counterparts in Serbia and Croatia.
Some of the early Christian saints were of Greek origin and their names, and those from Greek history and mythology, were sometimes used in Medieval England.
www.lowchensaustralia.com /names/easteuropean.htm   (1092 words)

 Italy arrested Ocalan on November 12, 1998, but refused to extradite him to Turkey because Turkey has the death ...
Foreigners, including Serbs from Kosovo and Iraqi Kurds, continued to land on Italy's southern shores, with almost 300 arriving on Italy's Puglia coast by crossing the Adriatic Sea on Christmas weekend.
Italy called for the G-7 nations to pledge one percent of their GDPs to support programs in the migrants' areas of origin.
About 280,000 foreigners applied for the 38,000 work permits Italy made available to those who registered during a month-long period that ended December 15, 1998.
www.migrationint.com.au /news/moldova/jan_1999-12mn.html   (845 words)

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