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A Tomb for Boris Davidovich (Serbo-Croatian: Grobnica za Borisa Davidoviča / Гробница за Бориса Давидовича) is a collection of seven short stories by Danilo Kiš written in 1976 (translated into English by Duska Mikic-Mitchell in 1978).
The adrenal glands (also known as suprarenal glands) are endocrine glands that produce a variety of hormones including adrenaline and the steroids aldosterone and cortisol.
The Enlightenment (also known as the Age of Enlightenment or the Age of Reason; in lit in Aufklärung, "Enlightenment", in L’Illuminismo, “Enlightenment” and in Spanish: La Ilustración, "Enlightenment") was an intellectual and philosophical movement that dominated the world of ideas in Europe during the 18th century, "The Century of Philosophy".
Albania (Shqipëri/Shqipëria; Shqipni/Shqipnia or Shqypni/Shqypnia), officially the Republic of Albania (Republika e Shqipërisë), is a country in Southeastern Europe.
Aleksandar "Saša" Đorđević (Anglicized: Sasha Djordjevic or Sale Djordjevic, Александар "Саша" Ђорђевић,; born 26 August 1967) is a Serbian professional basketball coach and former player.
Aleksandar Šapić (Александар Шапић; born 1 June 1978) is a Serbian politician and former professional water polo player.
Aleksandar Nikolić, commonly known as Aca Nikolić (Александар "Аца" Николић; 28 October 1924 – 12 March 2000) was a Yugoslav professional basketball player and coach.
Alexander is a common male given name, and a less common surname.
Alexander I (– 9 October 1934), also known as Alexander the Unifier, served as a prince regent of the Kingdom of Serbia from 1914 and later became King of Yugoslavia from 1921 to 1934 (prior to 1929 the state was known as the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes).
The Allies of World War I, or Entente Powers, were the countries that opposed the Central Powers in the First World War.
The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945).
Ana Schweinsteiger (Ana Švajnštajger, Ана Швајнштајгер; born 6 November 1987), professionally known by her maiden name Ana Ivanovic (Ana Ivanović, Ана Ивановић) is a Serbian former professional tennis player.
Andrew is the English form of a given name common in many countries.
Andrija Prlainović (Андрија Прлаиновић; born 28 April 1987) is a Croatian-born Serbian water polo player.
Andrija Zmajević (Perast, Republic of Venice, now Montenegro, 6 June 1624 - 7 September 1694) was a Venetian Baroque poet and ethnic Serb who wrote in his native Serbian language, the Archbishop of Antivari, and a theologian.
Anna is a Latin form of the Greek name Ἅννα and the Hebrew name Hannah (חַנָּה Ḥannāh, meaning "favor" or "grace" or "beautiful". Anna is in wide use in countries across the world as are its variants Anne, originally a French version of the name, though in use in English speaking countries for hundreds of years, and Ann, which was originally the English spelling. Saint Anne was traditionally the name of the mother of the Virgin Mary, which accounts for its wide use and popularity among Christians. The name has also been used for numerous saints and queens.
Anthony or Antony is a masculine given name, derived from the Antonii, a gens (Roman family name) to which Mark Antony (Marcus Antonius) belonged.
Franz Ferdinand Carl Ludwig Joseph Maria (18 December 1863 – 28 June 1914) was an Archduke of Austria-Este, Austro-Hungarian and Royal Prince of Hungary and of Bohemia and, from 1896 until his death, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne.
Arsenije III Čarnojević (Арсеније III Чарнојевић, 1633 – 27 October 1706) was the Archbishop of Peć and Serbian Patriarch from 1674 to his death in 1706.
The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, occurred on 28 June 1914 in Sarajevo when they were mortally wounded by Gavrilo Princip.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Dual Monarchy in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire (the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council, or Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary (Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen or Transleithania) that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867.
The Axis powers (Achsenmächte; Potenze dell'Asse; 枢軸国 Sūjikukoku), also known as the Axis and the Rome–Berlin–Tokyo Axis, were the nations that fought in World War II against the Allied forces.
Ćevapi or ćevapčići (formal diminutive,, ћевапчићи) is a grilled dish of minced meat, a type of skinless sausage, found traditionally in the countries of southeastern Europe (the Balkans).
Đorđe (Cyrillic script: Ђорђе) is a Serbian given name, a Serbian variant, derived from Greek Γεώργιος (Geōrgios); "George" in English.
Đorđević (Ђорђевић) is a Serbian surname, a patronymic derived from the given name Đorđe ("George", from Ancient Greek Georgios meaning farmer).
Georgije "Đura" Jakšić (Георгије "Ђура" Јакшић, 27 July 1832 – 16 November 1878) was a Serbian poet, painter, writer, dramatist, bohemian and patriot.
The šajkača (шајкача) is the Serbian national hat or cap.
Šumadija (Шумадија) is a geographical region in the central part of Serbia.
Želimir Žilnik (Желимир Жилник;; born 8 September 1942) is a Serbian film director best known as one of the major figures of the Yugoslav Black Wave film movement of the 1960s and 1970s.
Želimir "Željko" Obradović (Желимир Жељко Обрадовић; born March 9, 1960) is a Serbian professional basketball head coach and former professional basketball player.
Živojin "Žika" Pavlović (15 April 1933 – 29 November 1998) was a Serbian film director and writer.
Bačka (Бачка / Bačka,; Bácska) is a geographical and historical area within the Pannonian Plain bordered by the river Danube to the west and south, and by the river Tisza to the east.
The badnjak (Cyrillic: бадњак), also called veseljak (весељак,, literally "jovial one" in Serbian), is a tree branch or young tree brought into the house and placed on the fire on the evening of Christmas Eve, a central tradition in Serbian Christmas celebrations.
Bagpipes are a woodwind instrument using enclosed reeds fed from a constant reservoir of air in the form of a bag.
The Balšić (Балшић, Balšići / Балшићи; also Bašići; Latin: Balsich; Albanian: Balsha) was a noble family that ruled "Zeta and the coastlands" (southern Montenegro and northern Albania), from 1362 to 1421, during and after the fall of the Serbian Empire.
The Balkan Wars (Balkan Savaşları, literally "the Balkan Wars" or Balkan Faciası, meaning "the Balkan Tragedy") consisted of two conflicts that took place in the Balkan Peninsula in 1912 and 1913.
The Balkans, or the Balkan Peninsula, is a geographic area in southeastern Europe with various and disputed definitions.
The Ballon d'Or ("Golden Ball") is an annual football award presented by France Football.
The Banat is a geographical and historical region in Central Europe that is currently divided among three countries: the eastern part lies in western Romania (the counties of Timiș, Caraș-Severin, Arad south of the Körös/Criș river, and the western part of Mehedinți); the western part in northeastern Serbia (mostly included in Vojvodina, except a part included in the Belgrade Region); and a small northern part lies within southeastern Hungary (Csongrád county).
In the Byzantine Empire, the term "barbarians" (βάρβαρος) was used for several non-Greek people.
The Baroque is a highly ornate and often extravagant style of architecture, art and music that flourished in Europe from the early 17th until the late 18th century.
The Battle of Buda (1686) was fought between the Holy League and the Ottoman Empire, as part of the follow-up campaign in Hungary after the Battle of Vienna. The Holy League took Buda (modern day Budapest) after a long siege.
The Battle of Cer was a military campaign fought between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in August 1914 during the early stages of the Serbian Campaign of the First World War.
The Battle of Drina (Битка на Дрини, Bitka na Drini) was fought between the Serbian and Austro-Hungarian armies in September 1914, during World War I. The Austro-Hungarians engaged in a significant offensive over the Drina river at the western Serbian border, resulting in numerous skirmishes (the Battle of Mačkov Kamen and the Battle of Gučevo being the heaviest ones).
The Battle of Kolubara (Колубарска битка, Schlacht an der Kolubara) was a campaign fought between Austria-Hungary and Serbia in November and December 1914, during the Serbian Campaign of World War I. It commenced on 16 November, when the Austro-Hungarians under the command of Oskar Potiorek reached the Kolubara River during their third invasion of Serbia that year, having captured the strategic town of Valjevo and forced the Serbian Army to undertake a series of retreats.
The Battle of Kosovo took place on 15 June 1389 between an army led by the Serbian Prince Lazar Hrebeljanović and an invading army of the Ottoman Empire under the command of Sultan Murad Hüdavendigâr.
The Battle of Maritsa, or Battle of Chernomen (Маричка битка, бој код Черномена, Битката при Марица, битката при Черномен, Çirmen Muharebesi, İkinci Meriç Muharebesi in tr. Second Battle of Maritsa) took place at the Maritsa River near the village of Chernomen (today Ormenio in Greece) on September 26, 1371 between the forces of Ottoman commanders Lala Shahin Pasha and Evrenos and Serbian commanders King Vukašin Mrnjavčević and his brother Despot Jovan Uglješa who also wanted to get revenge after the First Battle of Maritsa.
Belgrade (Beograd / Београд, meaning "White city",; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Serbia.
The Berlin International Film Festival (Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin), usually called the Berlinale, is a film festival held annually in Berlin, Germany.
Božidar "Boža" Maljković (Божидар "Божо" Маљковић; born 20 April 1952) is a Serbian former professional basketball coach and current president of the Olympic Committee of Serbia.
Bojan (Slovenian, Serbian Latin and Croatian: Bojan; Serbian Cyrillic and Macedonian: Бојан; Ukrainian, Russian and Bulgarian Cyrillic: Боян, transcribed Boyan) is a Slavic given name, derived from the Slavic noun boj "battle." The ending -an is a suffix frequently found in anthroponyms of Slavic origin.
Borislav Pekić (Борислав Пекић,; 4 February 1930 – 2 July 1992) was a Serbian writer and political activist.
Bosnia and Herzegovina (or; abbreviated B&H; Bosnian and Serbian: Bosna i Hercegovina (BiH) / Боснa и Херцеговина (БиХ), Croatian: Bosna i Hercegovina (BiH)), sometimes called Bosnia-Herzegovina, and often known informally as Bosnia, is a country in Southeastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula.
The Bosniaks (Bošnjaci,; singular masculine: Bošnjak, feminine: Bošnjakinja) are a South Slavic nation and ethnic group inhabiting mainly the area of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Bosnian language (bosanski / босански) is the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian mainly used by Bosniaks.
The Bosnian War was an international armed conflict that took place in Bosnia and Herzegovina between 1992 and 1995.
Botany, also called plant science(s), plant biology or phytology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.
Branislav Ivanović (Бранислав Ивановић,; born 22 February 1984) is a Serbian professional footballer who plays for Russian club Zenit Saint Petersburg and the Serbia national team, A versatile defender, Ivanović plays as a right back, although he can also play as a centre back.
Branislav Petronijević (Serbian Cyrillic: Бранислав Петронијевић; 6 April 1875 – 4 March 1954) was a Serbian philosopher and scientist (paleontologist) who wrote books primarily in three languages, Serbian, German and French fluently.
The Branković (Бранковић, Brankovići / Бранковићи) was a Serbian medieval noble family and dynasty.
Bread and salt is a welcome greeting ceremony in Slavic and other European cultures and in Middle Eastern cultures.
The breakup of Yugoslavia occurred as a result of a series of political upheavals and conflicts during the early 1990s.
The calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organizing a liturgical year by associating each day with one or more saints and referring to the day as the feast day or feast of said saint.
The Cannes Festival (Festival de Cannes), named until 2002 as the International Film Festival (Festival international du film) and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries from all around the world.
The Central Powers (Mittelmächte; Központi hatalmak; İttifak Devletleri / Bağlaşma Devletleri; translit), consisting of Germany,, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria – hence also known as the Quadruple Alliance (Vierbund) – was one of the two main factions during World War I (1914–18).
Central Serbia (Централна Србија / Centralna Srbija), also referred to as Serbia proper (ужа Србија / uža Srbija), is the part of Serbia lying outside the provinces of Vojvodina to the north and the disputed territory of Kosovo (Kosovo and Metohija) to the south.
The Chetnik Detachments of the Yugoslav Army, also known as the Yugoslav Army in the Homeland or The Ravna Gora Movement, commonly known as the Chetniks (Četnici, Четници,; Četniki), was a World War II movement in Yugoslavia led by Draža Mihailović, an anti-Axis movement in their long-term goals which engaged in marginal resistance activities for limited periods.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Church of Saint Sava (Храм светог Саве/Hram svetog Save, literal translation into English: "The Temple of Saint Sava") is a Serbian Orthodox church located on the Vračar plateau in Belgrade.
Church Slavonic, also known as Church Slavic, New Church Slavonic or New Church Slavic, is the conservative Slavic liturgical language used by the Orthodox Church in Bulgaria, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Russia, Belarus, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Macedonia and Ukraine.
Circle dance, or chain dance, is a style of dance done in a circle or semicircle to musical accompaniment, such as rhythm instruments and singing.
Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.
Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns when that change lasts for an extended period of time (i.e., decades to millions of years).
Climatology (from Greek κλίμα, klima, "place, zone"; and -λογία, -logia) or climate science is the scientific study of climate, scientifically defined as weather conditions averaged over a period of time.
Clotted cream (sometimes called scalded, clouted, Devonshire or Cornish cream) is a thick cream made by indirectly heating full-cream cow's milk using steam or a water bath and then leaving it in shallow pans to cool slowly.
The coat of arms of Serbia is a re-introduction of the coat of arms of the Kingdom of Serbia (1882–1918) adopted by the Republic of Serbia in 2004 and later slightly redesigned in 2010.
Coercion is the practice of forcing another party to act in an involuntary manner by use of threats or force.
Standard Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin, and Serbian are different national variants and official registers of the pluricentric Serbo-Croatian language.
The Congress of Berlin (13 June – 13 July 1878) was a meeting of the representatives of six great powers of the time (Russia, Great Britain, France, Austria-Hungary, Italy and Germany), the Ottoman Empire and four Balkan states (Greece, Serbia, Romania and Montenegro).
Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea.
Croatian (hrvatski) is the standardized variety of the Serbo-Croatian language used by Croats, principally in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Serbian province of Vojvodina and other neighboring countries.
The Croatian War of Independence was fought from 1991 to 1995 between Croat forces loyal to the government of Croatia—which had declared independence from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY)—and the Serb-controlled Yugoslav People's Army (JNA) and local Serb forces, with the JNA ending its combat operations in Croatia by 1992.
Croats (Hrvati) or Croatians are a nation and South Slavic ethnic group native to Croatia.
A cymbal is a common percussion instrument.
The Czech Republic (Česká republika), also known by its short-form name Czechia (Česko), is a landlocked country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.
Dalmatia (Dalmacija; see names in other languages) is one of the four historical regions of Croatia, alongside Croatia proper, Slavonia and Istria.
Dalmatia was a Roman province.
Danilo Kiš (22 February 1935 – 15 October 1989) was a Yugoslav novelist, short story writer, essayist and translator, who wrote in Serbo-Croatian.
The Danube or Donau (known by various names in other languages) is Europe's second longest river, after the Volga.
The General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina, also known as the Dayton Agreement, Dayton Accords, Paris Protocol or Dayton–Paris Agreement, (Dejtonski mirovni sporazum, Dejtonski mirovni sporazum, Daytonski sporazum) is the peace agreement reached at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, United States, in November 1995, and formally signed in Paris, France, on 14 December 1995.
De Administrando Imperio ("On the Governance of the Empire") is the Latin title of a Greek work written by the 10th-century Eastern Roman Emperor Constantine VII.
Dejan Bodiroga (Дејан Бодирога; born 2 March 1973) is a Serbian basketball executive and former professional basketball player.
Dejan "Deki" Stanković (Дејан Станковић,, born 11 September 1978) is a Serbian former footballer.
The Kosovo Agency of Statistics monitors various demographic features of the population of Kosovo, such as population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population.
A diaspora (/daɪˈæspərə/) is a scattered population whose origin lies in a separate geographic locale.
Dictionary of the Khazars: A Lexicon Novel (rtl, rtl) is the first novel by Serbian writer Milorad Pavić, published in 1984.
In sociolinguistics, digraphia refers to the use of more than one writing system for the same language.
The Dinaric race, also known as the Adriatic race, were terms used by certain physical anthropologists in the early to mid-20th century to describe the perceived predominant race of the contemporary ethnic groups of Central and Southeast Europe (a sub-type of Caucasoid race).
Dobrica Ćosić (Добрица Ћосић,; 29 December 1921 – 18 May 2014) was a Serbian politician, writer, and political theorist.
Dimitrije "Dositej" Obradović (Димитрије Обрадовић,; 17 February 1739 – 7 April 1811) was a Serbian writer, philosopher, dramatist, librettist, linguist, traveler, polyglot and the first minister of education of Serbia.
Dražen "Praja" Dalipagić (born November 27, 1951) is a Yugoslav-Serbian retired professional basketball player and head coach.
Dragan (Драган) is a popular Serbo-Croatian masculine given name derived from the common Slavic element drag meaning "dear, beloved".
Dragan Džajić (Serbian Cyrillic: Драган Џајић; born 30 May 1946) is a former Serbian footballer who is widely considered to be one of the best Serbian footballers to emerge from former Yugoslavia.
Dragan Kićanović (Драган Кићановић; born August 17, 1953) is a Serbian retired professional basketball player.
A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.
Dušan (Душан) is a Slavic given name primarily used among Serbs, Czechs, Slovaks and Macedonians.
Dušan "Duda" Ivković (Душан "Дуда" Ивковић; born 29 October 1943) is a Serbian retired professional basketball player and coach.
Dušan Makavejev (Душан Макавејев) born 13 October 1932 in Belgrade, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (now Serbia) is a Serbian film director and screenwriter, famous for his groundbreaking films of Yugoslav cinema in the late 1960s and early 1970s—many of which belong to the Black Wave.
Duklja (Διοκλεία, Diokleia; Dioclea; Serbian Cyrillic: Дукља) was a medieval Serb state which roughly encompassed the territories of present-day southeastern Montenegro, from the Bay of Kotor in the west to the Bojana river in the east, and to the sources of the Zeta and Morača rivers in the north.
The East–West Schism, also called the Great Schism and the Schism of 1054, was the break of communion between what are now the Catholic Church and Eastern Orthodox churches, which has lasted since the 11th century.
Easter,Traditional names for the feast in English are "Easter Day", as in the Book of Common Prayer, "Easter Sunday", used by James Ussher and Samuel Pepys and plain "Easter", as in books printed in,, also called Pascha (Greek, Latin) or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary 30 AD.
The Eastern Orthodox Church, also known as the Orthodox Church, or officially as the Orthodox Catholic Church, is the second-largest Christian Church, with over 250 million members.
Many Slavic ethnic groups, including the Belarusians (пісанка, pisanka), Bulgarians (писано яйце, pisano yaytse), Croats (pisanica), Czechs (kraslice), Poles (pisanka), Serbs (писаница/pisanica), Slovaks (kraslica), Slovenes (pisanica, pirhi or remenke), Sorbs (jejka pisać) and Ukrainians (писанка, pysanka) decorate eggs for Easter.
Electrical engineering is a professional engineering discipline that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism.
Emir Kusturica (Емир Кустурица, born 24 November 1954) is a Serbian filmmaker, actor and musician.
Enea Silvio Piccolomini (ca.1640–1689) was an Italian nobleman coming from a well known family from Siena in Italy, who served in the Habsburg army.
An ethnic group, or an ethnicity, is a category of people who identify with each other based on similarities such as common ancestry, language, history, society, culture or nation.
More than 96% of population of Bosnia and Herzegovina belongs to one of its three autochthonous constituent nations: Bosniaks, Serbs and Croats.
Ethnogenesis (from Greek ethnos ἔθνος, "group of people, nation", and genesis γένεσις, "beginning, coming into being"; plural ethnogeneses) is "the formation and development of an ethnic group." This can originate through a process of self-identification as well as come about as the result of outside identification.
Ethnology (from the Greek ἔθνος, ethnos meaning "nation") is the branch of anthropology that compares and analyzes the characteristics of different peoples and the relationship between them (cf. cultural, social, or sociocultural anthropology).
An ethnonym (from the ἔθνος, éthnos, "nation" and ὄνομα, ónoma, "name") is a name applied to a given ethnic group.
The EuroLeague MVP, or EuroLeague Full Season MVP, is the award bestowed to the player that is deemed to be the "Most Valuable Player" during the full season of the EuroLeague.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
The European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) is a research institute based in Flensburg, Germany, that conducts research into minority-majority relations in Europe.
Feudalism was a combination of legal and military customs in medieval Europe that flourished between the 9th and 15th centuries.
The FIBA Hall of Fame honors players, coaches, and administrators, who have greatly contributed to international competitive basketball.
The Fédération Internationale des Associations de Footballeurs Professionnels (English – International Federation of Professional Footballers), generally referred to as FIFPro, is the worldwide representative organisation for 65,000 professional footballers.
Filip Filipović (Serbian Cyrillic: Филип Филиповић; born 2 May 1987) is a Serbian water polo player.
The First Serbian Uprising (Први српски устанак, Prvi srpski ustanak, Birinci Sırp Ayaklanması) was an uprising of Serbs in the Sanjak of Smederevo against the Ottoman Empire from 14 February 1804 to 7 October 1813.
The flag of Serbia is a tricolor consisting of three equal horizontal bands, red on the top, blue in the middle and white on the bottom.
Flag of Serbs of Croatia (Zastava Srba u Hrvatskoj) is ethnic flag of Serbs of Croatia which was introduced into official use on 9 April 2005 based on decision of Serb National Council with consent of Council for National Minorities of Republic of Croatia.
The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group.
Foederatus (in English; pl. foederati) was any one of several outlying nations to which ancient Rome provided benefits in exchange for military assistance.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
The French horn (since the 1930s known simply as the "horn" in some professional music circles) is a brass instrument made of tubing wrapped into a coil with a flared bell.
Fresco (plural frescos or frescoes) is a technique of mural painting executed upon freshly laid, or wet lime plaster.
Futurists or futurologists are scientists and social scientists whose specialty is futurology or the attempt to systematically explore predictions and possibilities about the future and how they can emerge from the present, whether that of human society in particular or of life on Earth in general.
Gaj's Latin alphabet (gâj); abeceda, latinica, or gajica) is the form of the Latin script used for Serbo-Croatian (Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, and Montenegrin). It was devised by Croatian linguist Ljudevit Gaj in 1835, based on Jan Hus's Czech alphabet. A slightly reduced version is used as the script of the Slovene language, and a slightly expanded version is used as a script of the modern standard Montenegrin language. A modified version is used for the romanization of the Macedonian language. Pavao Ritter Vitezović had proposed an idea for the orthography of the Croatian language, stating that every sound should have only one letter. Gaj's alphabet is currently used in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, and Serbia.
Gastarbeiter (plural, "Gastarbeiter") is German for "guest worker" (literal translation).
Gavrilo Princip (Гаврило Принцип,; 28 April 1918) was a Bosnian Serb member of Young Bosnia, a Yugoslavist organization seeking an end to Austro-Hungarian rule in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Gavrilo "Gavril" Stefanović Venclović (Гаврилo Стефановић Венцловић; fl. 1670–1749) was a Serbian priest, writer, poet, orator, philosopher, neologist, polyglot, and illuminator.
The General Encyclopedia of the Yugoslav Lexicographical Institute (Opća enciklopedija Jugoslavenskog leksikografskog zavoda) is a general encyclopedia published in eight volumes by the Yugoslav Lexicographical Institute in Zagreb between 1977 and 1982.
Genetic studies on Serbs show close affinity to other neighboring South Slavs.
In grammar, the genitive (abbreviated); also called the second case, is the grammatical case that marks a word, usually a noun, as modifying another word, also usually a noun.
Geograph Britain and Ireland is a web-based project, initiated in March 2005, to create a freely accessible archive of geographically located photographs of Great Britain and Ireland.
Geography (from Greek γεωγραφία, geographia, literally "earth description") is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth.
Geology (from the Ancient Greek γῆ, gē, i.e. "earth" and -λoγία, -logia, i.e. "study of, discourse") is an earth science concerned with the solid Earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change over time.
Geophysics is a subject of natural science concerned with the physical processes and physical properties of the Earth and its surrounding space environment, and the use of quantitative methods for their analysis.
The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),Herbert Tuttle wrote in September 1881 that the term "Reich" does not literally connote an empire as has been commonly assumed by English-speaking people.
Gibanica (Гибаница) is a traditional pastry dish popular all over the Balkans.
Glamoč is a town and municipality located in Canton 10 of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Golden Bear (Goldener Bär) is the highest prize awarded for the best film at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Goran is a Slavic male first name, mostly used in Slavic countries such as Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Russia, and Ukraine.
Goran Paskaljević (Горан Паскаљевић;; born 22 April 1947) is a Serbian film director.
Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic is a Serbian American biomedical engineer.
Gospel is the Old English translation of Greek εὐαγγέλιον, evangelion, meaning "good news".
Gračanica Monastery (Манастир Грачаница / Manastir Gračanica, Manastiri i Graçanicës) is a Serbian Orthodox monastery located in Kosovo.
Serbia (Србија / Srbija), also known as Raška (Serbian Cyrillic: Рашка, Rascia) was a Serb medieval state that comprised parts of what is today Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and southern Dalmatia, being centred in the region of Raška (hence its exonym).
The Grand Slam tournaments, also called majors, are the four most important annual tennis events.
The Great Migrations of the Serbs (Velike seobe Srba/Велике сеобе Срба), also known as the Great Exodus of the Serbs, refers mainly to two large migrations of Serbs from the Ottoman Empire to the Habsburg Monarchy.
The Great Turkish War (Der Große Türkenkrieg) or the War of the Holy League (Kutsal İttifak Savaşları) was a series of conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and the Holy League consisting of the Habsburg Empire, Poland-Lithuania, Venice and Russia.
Greek (Modern Greek: ελληνικά, elliniká, "Greek", ελληνική γλώσσα, ellinikí glóssa, "Greek language") is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to Greece and other parts of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.
The Greeks or Hellenes (Έλληνες, Éllines) are an ethnic group native to Greece, Cyprus, southern Albania, Italy, Turkey, Egypt and, to a lesser extent, other countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. They also form a significant diaspora, with Greek communities established around the world.. Greek colonies and communities have been historically established on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea, but the Greek people have always been centered on the Aegean and Ionian seas, where the Greek language has been spoken since the Bronze Age.. Until the early 20th century, Greeks were distributed between the Greek peninsula, the western coast of Asia Minor, the Black Sea coast, Cappadocia in central Anatolia, Egypt, the Balkans, Cyprus, and Constantinople. Many of these regions coincided to a large extent with the borders of the Byzantine Empire of the late 11th century and the Eastern Mediterranean areas of ancient Greek colonization. The cultural centers of the Greeks have included Athens, Thessalonica, Alexandria, Smyrna, and Constantinople at various periods. Most ethnic Greeks live nowadays within the borders of the modern Greek state and Cyprus. The Greek genocide and population exchange between Greece and Turkey nearly ended the three millennia-old Greek presence in Asia Minor. Other longstanding Greek populations can be found from southern Italy to the Caucasus and southern Russia and Ukraine and in the Greek diaspora communities in a number of other countries. Today, most Greeks are officially registered as members of the Greek Orthodox Church.CIA World Factbook on Greece: Greek Orthodox 98%, Greek Muslim 1.3%, other 0.7%. Greeks have greatly influenced and contributed to culture, arts, exploration, literature, philosophy, politics, architecture, music, mathematics, science and technology, business, cuisine, and sports, both historically and contemporarily.
ABC-CLIO/Greenwood is an educational and academic publisher (middle school through university level) which is today part of ABC-CLIO.
A hagiography is a biography of a saint or an ecclesiastical leader.
Haplogroup I-M438, also known as I2 (and until 2007 as I1b), is a human DNA Y-chromosome haplogroup, a subclade of Haplogroup I-M170.
Haplogroup R1a, or haplogroup R-M420, is a human Y-chromosome DNA haplogroup which is distributed in a large region in Eurasia, extending from Scandinavia and Central Europe to southern Siberia and South Asia.
Herzegovina (or; Serbian: Hercegovina, Херцеговина) is the southern region of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
Human geography is the branch of geography that deals with the study of people and their communities, cultures, economies, and interactions with the environment by studying their relations with and across space and place.
Human height or stature is the distance from the bottom of the feet to the top of the head in a human body, standing erect.
Hungarian is a Finno-Ugric language spoken in Hungary and several neighbouring countries. It is the official language of Hungary and one of the 24 official languages of the European Union. Outside Hungary it is also spoken by communities of Hungarians in the countries that today make up Slovakia, western Ukraine, central and western Romania (Transylvania and Partium), northern Serbia (Vojvodina), northern Croatia, and northern Slovenia due to the effects of the Treaty of Trianon, which resulted in many ethnic Hungarians being displaced from their homes and communities in the former territories of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. It is also spoken by Hungarian diaspora communities worldwide, especially in North America (particularly the United States). Like Finnish and Estonian, Hungarian belongs to the Uralic language family branch, its closest relatives being Mansi and Khanty.
Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of in the Carpathian Basin, bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.
Hypothermia is reduced body temperature that happens when a body dissipates more heat than it absorbs.
An icon (from Greek εἰκών eikōn "image") is a religious work of art, most commonly a painting, from the Eastern Orthodox Church, Oriental Orthodoxy, and certain Eastern Catholic churches.
Igor (Igor'; Ihor; Ihar; Игор) is a common given Slavic name derived from the Norse name Ingvar, that was brought to ancient Rus' by the Norse Varangians, in the form Ingvar or Yngvar.
Ilić is a surname derived from the South Slavic masculine given name Ilija (itself derived from biblical Elijah).
Ilija (Cyrillic script: Илија) is a South Slavic male given name, cognate of Ilya/Elijah.
There was substantial immigration to Switzerland from the former Yugoslavia during the 1990s and 2000s.
The Independent State of Croatia (Nezavisna Država Hrvatska, NDH; Unabhängiger Staat Kroatien; Stato Indipendente di Croazia) was a World War II fascist puppet state of Germany and Italy.
In the context of the history of the 20th century, the interwar period was the period between the end of the First World War in November 1918 and the beginning of the Second World War in September 1939.
An inventor is a person who creates or discovers a new method, form, device or other useful means that becomes known as an invention.
IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).
Ivan is a Slavic male given name, a variant of the Greek name Iōánnēs (John).
Ivan Đaja (Иван Ђаја, Jean Giaja; 21 July 1884 – 1 October 1957) was a Serbian biologist, physiologist, author and philosopher.
Ivana is a feminine given name of Slavic origin that is also popular in southern Ireland, France, French-speaking Canada, the Mediterranean and Latin America.
Ivana Španović (Ивана Шпановић,, born 10 May 1990) is a Serbian long jumper, reigning World indoor champion and reigning both European outdoor and indoor champion.
Ivo Andrić (Иво Андрић,; born Ivan Andrić; 9 October 1892 – 13 March 1975) was a Yugoslav novelist, poet and short story writer who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1961.
Jasna Šekarić (née Brajković / Брајковић; born 17 December 1965) is a Serbian sport shooter.
Jelena, also written Yelena and Elena, is a Slavic given name.
Jelena Janković (Јелена Јанковић,, born 28 February 1985) is a Serbian professional tennis player.
John Benjamins Publishing Company is an independent academic publisher in social sciences and humanities with its head office in Amsterdam.
Josif Pančić (Јосиф Панчић; April 17, 1814 – February 25, 1888) was a Serbian botanist, doctor, a lecturer at the Great School in Belgrade and the first president of the Serbian Royal Academy.
Josip Broz (Cyrillic: Јосип Броз,; 7 May 1892 – 4 May 1980), commonly known as Tito (Cyrillic: Тито), was a Yugoslav communist revolutionary and political leader, serving in various roles from 1943 until his death in 1980.
Jovan (Cyrillic: Јован, Їωан) is a Serbian male given name equivalent to English "John" or Slavic Ivan, from יהוחנן.
Jovan Cvijić (Јован Цвијић,; 12 October 1865 – 16 January 1927) was a Serbian geographer and ethnologist, president of the Serbian Royal Academy of Sciences and rector of the University of Belgrade.
Jovan Rajić (Јован Рајић; September 21, 1726 – December 22, 1801) was a Serbian writer, historian, traveller, and pedagogue, considered one of the greatest Serbian academics of the 18th century.
Jovan Skerlić (20 August 1877 – 15 May 1914) was a Serbian writer and critic.
Jovan Sterija Popović (Јован Стерија Поповић; 13 January 1806 – 10 March 1856) was a Serbian playwright, poet and pedagogue who taught at the Belgrade Higher School.
Jovanović (Јовановић) is the most common Serbian surname.
Kačamak (Cyrillic: качамак; Albanian: Kaçamaku), also known as pura (Cyrillic: пура), is a kind of maize porridge made in the cuisine of Turkey and Balkan.
Đorđe Petrović OSA (Ђорђе Петровић), better known by the sobriquet Black George, or Karađorđe (Карађорђе,; –), was a Serbian revolutionary leader who fought for his country's independence from the Ottoman Empire during the First Serbian Uprising of 1804–1813.
The Karađorđević (Карађорђевић, Karađorđevići / Карађорђевићи) is a Serbian dynastic family, founded by Karađorđe Petrović, the Veliki Vožd ("Grand Leader") of Serbia in the early 1800s during the First Serbian Uprising.
Karl Malden (born Mladen George Sekulovich; Младен Ђорђе Секуловић; March 22, 1912 – July 1, 2009) was an American actor.
Karst is a topography formed from the dissolution of soluble rocks such as limestone, dolomite, and gypsum.
Katarina is a feminine given name.
Kaymak is a creamy dairy product similar to clotted cream, made from the milk of water buffalos, cows, sheep, or goats in Central Asia, some Balkan countries, Turkic regions, Iran and Iraq.
The Kingdom of Bulgaria (Царство България, Tsarstvo Bǎlgariya), also referred to as the Tsardom of Bulgaria and the Third Bulgarian Tsardom, was a constitutional monarchy in Eastern and Southeastern Europe, which was established on 5 October (O.S. 22 September) 1908 when the Bulgarian state was raised from a principality to a kingdom.
The Kingdom of Serbia (Краљевина Србија / Kraljevina Srbija), often rendered as Servia in English sources during the time of its existence, was created when Milan I, ruler of the Principality of Serbia, was proclaimed king in 1882.
The Kingdom of Yugoslavia (Serbo-Croatian, Slovene: Kraljevina Jugoslavija, Краљевина Југославија; Кралство Југославија) was a state in Southeast Europe and Central Europe, that existed from 1918 until 1941, during the interwar period and beginning of World War II.
In Southeastern Europe, the South Slavic peoples traditionally dance the circle dance, known as Kolo (Коло/Kolo; Kolo; Kolo), named after the circle formed by the dancers.
Kosovo (Kosova or Kosovë; Косово) is a partially recognised state and disputed territory in Southeastern Europe that declared independence from Serbia in February 2008 as the Republic of Kosovo (Republika e Kosovës; Република Косово / Republika Kosovo).
The Kosovo Maiden or Maiden of the Blackbird Field (Косовка девојка / Kosovka devojka) is the central figure of a poem with the same name, part of the Kosovo cycle in the Serbian epic poetry.
The Kosovo Myth, or the Kosovo Cult (Косовски Завет / Kosovski Zavet) is a traditional belief of the Serb people asserting that the Battle of Kosovo (June 1389) symbolizes a martyrdom of the Serbian nation in defense of their honor and Christendom against Turks (non-believers).
Kosovo Polje (Косово Поље, "Kosovo Field") or Fushë Kosovë (Fushë Kosova) is a town and municipality located in the Pristina district in central of Kosovo.
Kosovo Serbs are the largest ethnic minority group in Kosovo, numbering around 150,000 people.
Ksenija Atanasijević (1894–1981) was the first recognised major female Serbian philosopher, and one of the first female professors of Belgrade University, where she graduated.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
The Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsman of the Year is an annual award honouring the achievements of individual men from the world of sports.
Lazar (Russian Ла́зарь; Serbian Cyrillic, Bulgarian and Macedonian Лазар, Lazar) or Llazar is a male given name or a surname.
Prince Lazar Hrebeljanović (Лазар Хребељановић; ca. 1329 – 15 June 1389) was a medieval Serbian ruler who created the largest and most powerful state on the territory of the disintegrated Serbian Empire.
Lika is a traditional region of Croatia proper, roughly bound by the Velebit mountain from the southwest and the Plješevica mountain from the northeast.
This article lists the heads of the Serbian Orthodox Church, since the establishment of the church as an autocephalous Archbishopric in 1219 to today's Patriarchate.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Game is an annual exhibition basketball game played between the Eastern-Conference and the Western-Conference All-Stars.
The term Serbian lands has been used for medieval Serbian state creations, for Serb-inhabited territories in the Ottoman period and in political-geopraphical use since the independence of Serbia and Montenegro.
This is a list of historical and living Serbs (of Serbia or the Serb diaspora).
Ljubomir "Ljuba" Popović (14 October 1934 – 12 August 2016) was a Serbian surrealist painter.
Louis William, Margrave of Baden-Baden (8 April 1655 – 4 January 1707) was the ruling Margrave of Baden-Baden in Germany and chief commander of the Imperial army.
Lund is a city in the province of Scania, southern Sweden.
A lute is any plucked string instrument with a neck (either fretted or unfretted) and a deep round back enclosing a hollow cavity, usually with a sound hole or opening in the body.
Macedonia is a geographical and historical region of the Balkan peninsula in southeastern Europe.
The Macedonian Front, also known as the Salonica Front (after Thessaloniki), was a military theatre of World War I formed as a result of an attempt by the Allied Powers to aid Serbia, in the fall of 1915, against the combined attack of Germany, Austria-Hungary and Bulgaria.
Maria is a feminine given name.
Marina is a female given name, the feminine of Latin Marinus, from marinus "of the sea", occurring in many European languages.
Marko is a masculine given name, a variation of Mark.
Marković (Марковић) is a common Croatian and Serbian family name.
A mathematician is someone who uses an extensive knowledge of mathematics in his or her work, typically to solve mathematical problems.
The Matica srpska (Матица српска) is the oldest cultural-scientific institution of Serbia.
Mehmed "Meša" Selimović (sr; 26 April 1910 – 11 July 1982) was a Yugoslav writer, whose novel Death and the Dervish is one of the most important literary works in post-Second World War Yugoslavia.
Mechanical engineering is the discipline that applies engineering, physics, engineering mathematics, and materials science principles to design, analyze, manufacture, and maintain mechanical systems.
Menologium, also written menology, and menologe, is a service-book used in the Eastern Orthodox Church and those Eastern Catholic Churches which follow the Rite of Constantinople.
Mihailo (Михаило) or Mihajlo (Михајло) is a Slavic masculine given name, a variant of the Hebrew name Michael.
Mihailo Đurić (Serbian Cyrillic: Михаило Ђурић; 22 August 1925 – 25 November 2011) was one of Serbia's most prominent philosophers.
Mihailo Lalić (7 October 1914, Trepča, Andrijevica, Kingdom of Montenegro – 30 December 1992, Belgrade, FRY) was a prominent novelist of Montenegrin literature.
Mihailo Marković, PhD (Михаило Марковић; 24 February 1923 – 7 February 2010) was a Serbian philosopher who gained prominence in the 1960s and 1970s as a proponent of the Praxis School, a Marxist humanist movement that originated in Yugoslavia.
Mihailo Petrović Alas (Михаило Петровић Алас; 6 May 1868 – 8 June 1943), was an influential Serbian mathematician and inventor.
Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin, Ph.D., LL.D. (Serbian Cyrillic: Михајло Идворски Пупин,; 4 October 1858Although Pupin's birth year is sometimes given as 1854 (and Serbia and Montenegro issued a postage stamp in 2004 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of his birth), peer-reviewed sources list his birth year as 1858. See.
Milan (Cyrillic: Милан) is a common Slavic male name and less commonly, a Roman name.
Milankovitch cycles describe the collective effects of changes in the Earth's movements on its climate over thousands of years.
Milica (Serbian Cyrillic: Милица; pronounced Millitsa) is a feminine name popular in Slavic countries.
Milica Mandić (Милица Мандић, born December 6, 1991 in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia) is a Serbian taekwondo athlete and was the Olympic champion in the +67 kg category.
Milica Bogdanovna Jovovich (born December 17, 1975), known professionally as Milla Jovovich, is an American actress, model and musician.
Miloš Crnjanski (Милош Црњански,; 26 October 1893 – 30 November 1977) was a poet of the expressionist wing of Serbian modernism, author, and a diplomat.
Miloš Obrenović (Милош Обреновић; 18 March 1780 – 26 September 1860) was Prince of Serbia from 1815 to 1839, and again from 1858 to 1860.
Miloš Teodosić (Милош Теодосић, born March 19, 1987) is a Serbian professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Milošević (Милошевић) is a patronymic surname derived from the given name Miloš.
Milorad "Milo" Čavić (Милорад Чавић,; born May 31, 1984) is a Serbian former professional swimmer.
Milorad Pavić (Милорад Павић,; 15 October 1929 – 30 November 2009) was a Serbian novelist, poet, short story writer, and literary historian.
Milutin Milanković (Милутин Миланковић, pronounced; 28 May 1879 – 12 December 1958) was a Serbian mathematician, astronomer, climatologist, geophysicist, civil engineer and popularizer of science.
Miroslav (Cyrillic script: Мирослав) (also see: Polish Mirosław) is a Slavic masculine name meaning 'peace and glory, peace glorifier or even a person praising the land / area'.
Miroslav's Gospel (Мирослављево Јеванђеље / Miroslavljevo Jevanđelje) is a 362-page illuminated manuscript Gospel Book on parchment with very rich decorations.
The Miroslav Krleža Institute of Lexicography (Leksikografski zavod Miroslav Krleža or LZMK) is Croatia's national lexicographical institution.
Montenegro (Montenegrin: Црна Гора / Crna Gora, meaning "Black Mountain") is a sovereign state in Southeastern Europe.
The Mister Europa European Player of the Year Award was an annual basketball award created in 1976, and given until 2010, by the panel of journalists of the Italian weekly magazine Superbasket.
Murad I (مراد اول; I. (nicknamed Hüdavendigâr, from Persian: خداوندگار, Khodāvandgār, "the devotee of God" – but meaning "sovereign" in this context); 29 June 1326 – 15 June 1389) was the Ottoman Sultan from 1362 to 1389.
Musicology is the scholarly analysis and research-based study of music.
In linguistics, mutual intelligibility is a relationship between languages or dialects in which speakers of different but related varieties can readily understand each other without prior familiarity or special effort.
The Serbs (Срби/Srbi) have been referred to with several names by other peoples, although the endonym is and has always been Srbi.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
Natalia is a female given name with the original Late Latin meaning of "Christmas Day" (cf. Latin natale domini).
A nation state (or nation-state), in the most specific sense, is a country where a distinct cultural or ethnic group (a "nation" or "people") inhabits a territory and have formed a state (often a sovereign state) that they predominantly govern.
The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) was a U.S. federal agency founded on March 3, 1915, to undertake, promote, and institutionalize aeronautical research.
The national colours of Serbia are red, blue and white, the Flag of Serbia being commonly called trobojka (the tricolour).
A national dish is a culinary dish that is strongly associated with a particular country.
The NATO bombing of Yugoslavia was the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's (NATO) military operation against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) during the Kosovo War.
Nemanja Matić (Немања Матић,; born 1 August 1988) is a Serbian professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for English club Manchester United and the Serbian national team.
Nemanja Vidić (Немања Видић,; born 21 October 1981) is a Serbian retired professional footballer.
The Nemanjić (Немањић, Nemanjići / Немањићи) was the most important dynasty of Serbia in the Middle Ages.
Nenad Zimonjić (Ненад Зимоњић,; born 4 June 1976) is a Serbian professional tennis player who was ranked World No.
Nevena (Cyrillic script: Невена) is a feminine given name in some Slavic languages that may refer to.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Nikola is a given name which, like Nicholas, is a version of the Greek Nikolaos (Νικόλαος).
Nikola Grbić (Никола Грбић; born 6 September 1973) is a Serbian professional volleyball coach and former player.
Nikola Jokić (Никола Јокић; born 19 February 1995) is a Serbian professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Nikola Milošević, PhD (Serbian Cyrillic: Никола Милошевић) (17 April 1929 in Sarajevo, Kingdom of Yugoslavia – 24 January 2007 in Belgrade, Serbia) was a Serbian writer, political philosopher, literary critic, and politician.
Nikola Tesla (Никола Тесла; 10 July 1856 – 7 January 1943) was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist who is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.
Nikolić, meaning "son of Nikola", is a common South Slavic surname and is found in Serbia, Croatia, and Montenegro.
The Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: "den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning").
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
Novak Djokovic (Novak Đoković / Новак Ђоковић,; born 22 May 1987) is a Serbian professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No.
Opanak are traditional peasant shoes worn in Southeastern Europe (specifically Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia, and also Romania).
Operation Storm (Operacija Oluja, Операција Олуја) was the last major battle of the Croatian War of Independence and a major factor in the outcome of the Bosnian War.
The Islamic Ottoman Empire era of rule in the Bosnia and Herzegovina region lasted from 1463/1482 to 1878.
The Ottoman Empire (دولت عليه عثمانیه,, literally The Exalted Ottoman State; Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti), also historically known in Western Europe as the Turkish Empire"The Ottoman Empire-also known in Europe as the Turkish Empire" or simply Turkey, was a state that controlled much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia and North Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries.
Pavle "Paja" Jovanović (Павле "Паја" Јовановић;; 16 June 1859 – 30 November 1957) was a Serbian Realist painter, along with Uroš Predić and Đorđe Krstić.
The Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival.
Pan-Slavism, a movement which crystallized in the mid-19th century, is the political ideology concerned with the advancement of integrity and unity for the Slavic-speaking peoples.
The Pannonian Basin, or Carpathian Basin, is a large basin in Central Europe.
The Patriarchate of Peć Monastery (Манастир Пећка патријаршија / Manastir Pećka patrijaršija;, Patrikana e Pejës) or Patriarchal Monastery of Peć is a medieval Serbian Orthodox monastery located near the city of Peć, in Kosovo.
Paul is a common masculine given name in countries and ethnicities with a Christian heritage (Eastern Orthodoxy, Catholicism, Protestantism) and, beyond Europe, in Christian religious communities throughout the world.
Pavlović (Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian) or Pavlovič (in Slovenian and Slovak) is a surname of South Slavic origin stemming from the male given name Pavao, Pavle or Pavel, which are all Slavic variants of Paul.
Predrag Stojaković (Предраг Стојаковић,; born June 9, 1977), also known by his nickname Peja (sr. Peđa/Pedja/Пеђа), is a Serbian professional basketball executive and former player.
Petar II Petrović-Njegoš (Петар II Петровић-Његош,; –), commonly referred to simply as Njegoš, was a Prince-Bishop (vladika) of Montenegro, poet and philosopher whose works are widely considered some of the most important in Montenegrin literature.
Petar Lubarda (Петар Лубарда; 27 July 1907 – 13 February 1974) was a Yugoslav and Serbian painter.
Peter is a common masculine given name.
Peter Bogdanovich (Serbian: Петар Богдановић, Petar Bogdanović, born July 30, 1939) is an American director, writer, actor, producer, critic and film historian.
Petrović (Петровић,; or Petrovich) is a Slavic last and second name, found in countries with Slavic populations.
Philip is a given name, derived from the Greek (Philippos, lit. "horse-loving" or "fond of horses"), from a compound of (phílos, "dear", "loved", "loving") and (hippos, "horse").
Physical Chemistry is the study of macroscopic, atomic, subatomic, and particulate phenomena in chemical systems in terms of the principles, practices, and concepts of physics such as motion, energy, force, time, thermodynamics, quantum chemistry, statistical mechanics, analytical dynamics and chemical equilibrium.
A physicist is a scientist who has specialized knowledge in the field of physics, which encompasses the interactions of matter and energy at all length and time scales in the physical universe.
Picea omorika, common name Serbian spruce (Панчићева оморика, Pančićeva omorika), is a species of coniferous tree endemic to the Drina River valley in western Serbia, and eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a total range of only about 60 ha, at altitude.
Prague (Praha, Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and also the historical capital of Bohemia.
The Premier League Player of the Season is an annual association football award presented to players in England, which recognises the most outstanding player in the Premier League each season.
The President of Serbia and Montenegro (italic) was the head of state of Serbia and Montenegro.
The Principality of Serbia (Кнежевина Србија / Kneževina Srbija) was a semi-independent state in the Balkans that came into existence as a result of the Serbian Revolution, which lasted between 1804 and 1817.
The Principality of Serbia (Кнежевина Србија / Kneževina Srbija) or Serbian Principality (Cрпска кнежевина / Srpska kneževina), was an early medieval state of the Serbs, located in western regions of Southeastern Europe.
Pristina (Prishtina or Prishtinë) or Priština (Приштина), is the capital and largest city of Kosovo.
Prizren (Prizreni; Призрен) is a city and municipality located in the Prizren District of Kosovo.
Proja (Cyrillic: Пpoja) is a Balkan dish made of corn flour, baking powder, sunflower oil, sparkling water and salt.
A psalter is a volume containing the Book of Psalms, often with other devotional material bound in as well, such as a liturgical calendar and litany of the Saints.
Psaltery 1700 – Venitian school A psaltery (or sawtry) is a stringed instrument of the zither family.
Radivoj Korać (Радивој Кораћ; 5 November 1938 – 2 June 1969), sometimes also Radivoje, was a Yugoslav professional basketball player.
Radmila is a popular given female name in Serbia.
Radomir Konstantinović (Радомир Константиновић; 1928−2011) was Serbian writer and philosopher.
Rakia or Rakija is the collective term for fruit brandy popular in the Balkans.
Realism, sometimes called naturalism, in the arts is generally the attempt to represent subject matter truthfully, without artificiality and avoiding artistic conventions, or implausible, exotic, and supernatural elements.
Regenerative medicine is a branch of translational research in tissue engineering and molecular biology which deals with the "process of replacing, engineering or regenerating human cells, tissues or organs to restore or establish normal function".
Macedonia (translit), officially the Republic of Macedonia, is a country in the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.
Republika Srpska (Република Српскa,; literally "Serb Republic") is one of two constitutional and legal entities of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the other being the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Roger Joseph Boscovich (Ruđer Josip Bošković,, Ruggiero Giuseppe Boscovich, Rodericus Iosephus Boscovicus; 18 May 1711 – 13 February 1787) was a Ragusan physicist, astronomer, mathematician, philosopher, diplomat, poet, theologian, Jesuit priest, and a polymath, Fairchild University website.
Romanticism (also known as the Romantic era) was an artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century, and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850.
Russian (rússkiy yazýk) is an East Slavic language, which is official in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, as well as being widely spoken throughout Eastern Europe, the Baltic states, the Caucasus and Central Asia.
Saint Sava (Свети Сава / Sveti Sava,, 1174 – 14 January 1236), known as The Enlightener, was a Serbian prince and Orthodox monk, the first Archbishop of the autocephalous Serbian Church, the founder of Serbian law, and a diplomat.
During the Yugoslav Wars of the 1990s and early 2000s, several rounds of international sanctions were imposed against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which from 1992 consisted only of the Yugoslav republics of Serbia and Montenegro.
The Sava (Сава) is a river in Central and Southeastern Europe, a right tributary of the Danube.
The Second Serbian Uprising (1815–1817) was the second phase of the Serbian Revolution against the Ottoman Empire, which erupted shortly after the re-annexation of the country to the Ottoman Empire in 1813.
Serb diaspora (Српска дијаспора/Srpska dijaspora) refers to the diaspora communities of ethnic Serbs.
The Serb-Catholic movement in Dubrovnik (Dubrovački srbokatolički pokret) was a pan-Serb cultural and political campaign in Dubrovnik active at various periods between the 1830s and the interwar period.
Serbia (Србија / Srbija),Pannonian Rusyn: Сербия; Szerbia; Albanian and Romanian: Serbia; Slovak and Czech: Srbsko,; Сърбия.
The Serbia men's national water polo team represents Serbia in international water polo competitions and is controlled by the Water Polo Association of Serbia.
Serbian Americans (Амерички Срби/Američki Srbi) are United States citizens of Serb ethnic ancestry.
The Serbian Army (Копнена Војска / Kopnena Vojska, lit.) is the land-based component of the Serbian Armed Forces, responsible for defending the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Serbia from foreign hostiles; participating in peacekeeping operations; and providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief.
Serbian art refers to the visual arts of the Serbs and their nation-state Serbia.
Serbian Australians are citizens of Australia who are of Serbian birth or descent.
The community of Serbian Canadians (Канадски Срби/Kanadski Srbi) includes Canadian citizens of Serb ethnicity (by birth or descent), or people born in Serbia who permanently reside in Canada.
Serbian Christmas traditions are customs and practices of the Serbs associated with Christmas and a period encompassing it, between the third Sunday before Christmas Day and Epiphany.
The Serbian cross is a national symbol of Serbia, part of the coat of arms and flag of Serbia, and of the Serbian Orthodox Church.
The Serbian Cyrillic alphabet (српска ћирилица/srpska ćirilica, pronounced) is an adaptation of the Cyrillic script for the Serbian language, developed in 1818 by Serbian linguist Vuk Karadžić.
The Serbian eagle is a double-headed heraldic eagle, a common symbol in the history of Serbian heraldry and vexillology.
The Serbian Empire (Српско царство/Srpsko carstvo) is a historiographical term for the empire in the Balkan peninsula that emerged from the medieval Serbian Kingdom.
Serbian (српски / srpski) is the standardized variety of the Serbo-Croatian language mainly used by Serbs.
Serbian literature (Српска књижевност/Srpska književnost) refers to literature written in Serbian and/or in Serbia.
The Serbian Militia (Rascianica militia; Српска Милиција or Srpska Milicija) was a military unit of the Habsburg-Austrian army consisting of Serbs, that existed in ca.
Serbia is the nation state of the Serbs, who are Serbia's dominant ethnic group.
The Serbian Orthodox Church (Српска православна црква / Srpska pravoslavna crkva) is one of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox Christian Churches.
The Serbian Revolution was a national uprising and constitutional change in Serbia that took place between 1804 and 1835, during which this territory evolved from an Ottoman province into a rebel territory, a constitutional monarchy and modern Serbia.
Serbian folk costumes (Српска народна ношња/Srpska narodna nošnja), like any traditional dress of a nation or culture, has been lost to the advent of urbanization, industrialization, and the growing market of international clothing trends.
Serbo-Croatian, also called Serbo-Croat, Serbo-Croat-Bosnian (SCB), Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian (BCS), or Bosnian-Croatian-Montenegrin-Serbian (BCMS), is a South Slavic language and the primary language of Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro.
The Serb-Montenegrin community in Albania is estimated to number ca.
The Serbs in Austria are the second largest ethnic minority group in Austria, after Germans.
Serbs in France (Serbes en France; Срби у Француској / Srbi u Francuskoj) or French Serbs (Француски Срби / Francuski Srbi), number around 120,000 according to estimations.
Serbs (Serben in Deutschland; Срби у Немачкој/Srbi u Nemačkoj) are the seventh largest group of foreigners in Germany.
The Serbs in Hungary (Magyarországi szerbek, Срби у Мађарској / Srbi u Mađarskoj) are recognized as an ethnic minority, numbering 7,210 people or 0.1% of the total population (2011 census).
Serbs in Slovenia are, by large, first or second generation immigrants from other republics of former Yugoslavia.
The Serbs of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Serbian and Bosnian: Срби у Босни и Херцеговини / Srbi u Bosni i Hercegovini) are one of the three constitutive nations (State-forming nations) of the country, predominantly residing in the political-territorial entity of Republika Srpska.
The Serbs of Croatia (Srbi u Hrvatskoj, Срби у Хрватској) or Croatian Serbs (Хрватски Срби/Hrvatski Srbi) constitute the largest national minority in Croatia.
Serbs of Montenegro (Срби у Црној Гори / Srbi u Crnoj Gori) or Montenegrin Serbs (Црногорcки Cрби / Crnogorski Srbi), compose the second largest ethnic group in Montenegro (28.7% of country's population), after the Montenegrins.
The Serbs of Romania (Sârbii din România, Срби у Румунији/Srbi u Rumuniji) are a recognized ethnic minority numbering 18,076 people (0.1%) according to the 2011 census.
There is a small number of Serbs in Slovakia, mostly located in the southern town of Komárno, where they have been living since the 17th century.
Serbs (Србите во Македонија, Срби у Македонији / Srbi u Makedoniji) are one of the constitutional peoples of the Republic of Macedonia.
Shtokavian or Štokavian (štokavski / штокавски) is the prestige dialect of the pluricentric Serbo-Croatian language, and the basis of its Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, and Montenegrin standards.
The Siege of Belgrade in 1688 was the fourth siege of that city, taking place during the Great Turkish War.
Slatko (сладко, meaning "sweet") is a thin fruit preserve made of fruit or rose petals in Serbian and Bulgarian cuisine.
The Slava ("celebration"; слава) is a Serbian Orthodox Christian tradition of the ritual glorification of one's family's patron saint.
The Slavic languages (also called Slavonic languages) are the Indo-European languages spoken by the Slavic peoples.
Given names originating from the Slavic languages are most common in Slavic countries.
Slavonia (Slavonija) is, with Dalmatia, Croatia proper and Istria, one of the four historical regions of Croatia.
Slavonic-Serbian (славяносербскій, slavyanoserbskiy), Slavo-Serbian, or Slaveno-Serbian (славено-сербскiй, slaveno-serbski; славеносрпски/slavenosrpski) was a literary language used by the Serbs in the Habsburg Empire, mostly in what is now Vojvodina, from the mid-18th century to the first decades of the 19th century.
Slobodan (Слободан) is a Serbian male given name which means "free" (Serbian: Sloboda / Слобода means "Freedom, Liberty") used among other South Slavs as well.
Slobodan "Boba" Živojinović (Слободан Живојиновић,; born on July 23, 1963) is a retired Serbian tennis player who competed for SFR Yugoslavia.
Slobodan Milošević (Слободан Милошевић; 20 August 1941 – 11 March 2006) was a Yugoslav and Serbian politician and the President of Serbia (originally the Socialist Republic of Serbia, a constituent republic within the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) from 1989 to 1997 and President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from 1997 to 2000.
The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFR Yugoslavia or SFRY) was a socialist state led by the League of Communists of Yugoslavia, that existed from its foundation in the aftermath of World War II until its dissolution in 1992 amid the Yugoslav Wars.
The sociology of law (or legal sociology) is often described as a sub-discipline of sociology or an interdisciplinary approach within legal studies.
The Sopoćani monastery (Сопоћани), an endowment of King Stefan Uroš I of Serbia, was built from 1259 to 1270, near the source of the Raška River in the region of Ras, the centre of the Serbian medieval state.
South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.
The South Slavs are a subgroup of Slavic peoples who speak the South Slavic languages.
Southeast Europe or Southeastern Europe is a geographical region of Europe, consisting primarily of the coterminous Balkan peninsula.
Southern Africa is the southernmost region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics, and including several countries.
Srđan (Serbo-Croatian Срђан/Srđan) (sometimes written as Srdan or Srdjan when the letter 'đ' is unavailable) is a Serbian, Bosnian or Croatian masculine given name.
Srdan Golubović (Срдан Голубовић; born August 24, 1972) is a Serbian film director.
Stana Katic (born 26 April 1978) is a Canadian-American film and television actress.
Stanković (Станковић) is a common surname derived from the South Slavic masculine given name Stanko.
Stećak (plural: Stećci, Стећци) is the name for monumental medieval tombstones that lie scattered across Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the border parts of Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia.
Stefan is a masculine given name related to the English name Stephen.
Stefan Arsenijević (Стефан Арсенијевић; born 11 March 1977 in Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia) is Serbian Film director.
Stefan Uroš IV Dušan (Стефан Урош IV Душан), known as Dušan the Mighty (Душан Силни/Dušan Silni; 1308 – 20 December 1355), was the King of Serbia from 8 September 1331 and Emperor of the Serbs and Greeks from 16 April 1346 until his death.
Stefan Nemanja (Serbian Cyrillic: Стефан Немања,; 1113 – 13 February 1199) was the Grand Prince (Veliki Župan) of the Serbian Grand Principality (also known as Rascia) from 1166 to 1196.
Stefan Nemanjić (Serbian Cyrillic: Стефан Немањић) or Stefan the First-Crowned (Стефан Првовенчани / Stefan Prvovenčani,; around 1165 – 24 September 1228) was Grand Prince of Serbia from 1196, and the King of Serbia from 1217 until his death in 1228.
Saint Stefan Uroš V (Свети Стефан Урош V; 13362/4 December 1371), known in historiography as Uroš the Weak (Урош Нејаки/Uroš Nejaki), was the second Emperor (Tsar) of the Serbian Empire (1355–1371), and before that he was co-regent of his father Stefan Uroš IV Dušan ''Silni'' ("The Mighty") (1346-1355).
Stem cells are biological cells that can differentiate into other types of cells and can divide to produce more of the same type of stem cells.
Stevan Stojanovic (Стеван Стојановић,; 9 January 1856 – 28 September 1914), known as Stevan Mokranjac (Мокрањац) was a Serbian composer and music educator.
Stojan Steve Tesich (Стојан Стив Тешић, Stojan Stiv Tešić; September 29, 1942 – July 1, 1996) was a Serbian American screenwriter, playwright and novelist.
Stojanović (Cтojaнoвић) is a surname derived from the South Slavic masculine given name Stojan.
The Studenica Monastery (Манастир Студеница/Manastir Studenica) is a 12th-century Serbian Orthodox monastery situated southwest of Kraljevo and east of Ivanjica, in central Serbia.
Sultan (سلطان) is a position with several historical meanings.
Surname conventions and laws vary around the world.
Surrealism is a cultural movement that began in the early 1920s, and is best known for its visual artworks and writings.
Svetislav Pešić (Светислав Пешић, born August 28, 1949), also known by his nickname Kari, is a Serbian professional basketball head coach for FC Barcelona Lassa of the Liga ACB and the EuroLeague.
Svetlana Kitić (Светлана Китић, born June 7, 1960 in Tuzla, SR Bosnia-Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia) is a retired Yugoslav and Bosnian Serb handball player who competed in the 1980 Summer Olympics and in the 1984 Summer Olympics for Yugoslavia, and was part of the Bosnian national team in the early 2000s.
Svetozar Marković (Светозар Марковић,; 9 September 1846 – 26 February 1875) was an influential Serbian political activist, literary critic and philosopher.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Serbs (Serber) began migrating to Sweden in large numbers in the 1960s, as part of the migrant work-agreement signed with the Yugoslav government to help Sweden overcome its severe labour shortage.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
Thermoregulation is the ability of an organism to keep its body temperature within certain boundaries, even when the surrounding temperature is very different.
The three-finger salute (три прста/tri prsta, "three fingers"), commonly known as the Serb salute, is a salute which originally expressed the Holy Trinity, used in oath-taking, and a symbol of Serbian Orthodoxy, that today simply is an expression, a gesture, for ethnic Serbs and Serbia, made by extending the thumb, index, and middle fingers of one or both hands.
Todor (Bulgarian, and Тодор/Todor) is a Bulgarian, Macedonian and Serbian given name, a local rendering of the name Theodore.
A tricolour or tricolor is a type of flag or banner design with a triband design which originated in the 16th century as a symbol of republicanism, liberty or indeed revolution.
A trumpet is a brass instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles.
Turkish coffee (Türk kahvesi) is a method of preparing very finely ground unfiltered coffee.
Turkish, also referred to as Istanbul Turkish, is the most widely spoken of the Turkic languages, with around 10–15 million native speakers in Southeast Europe (mostly in East and Western Thrace) and 60–65 million native speakers in Western Asia (mostly in Anatolia).
Turkish people or the Turks (Türkler), also known as Anatolian Turks (Anadolu Türkleri), are a Turkic ethnic group and nation living mainly in Turkey and speaking Turkish, the most widely spoken Turkic language.
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations (UN) program headquartered in New York City that provides humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Uroš Predić (Урош Предић,; Orlovat, 7 December 1857 – Belgrade, 12 February 1953) was a Serbian Realist painter, along with Paja Jovanović and Đorđe Krstić.
The Ustasha – Croatian Revolutionary Movement (Ustaša – Hrvatski revolucionarni pokret), commonly known as Ustashe (Ustaše), was a Croatian fascist, racist, ultranationalist and terrorist organization, active, in its original form, between 1929 and 1945.
Valtazar Bogišić (Валтазар Богишић; also known as Baltazar Bogišić; 20 December 1834 – 24 April 1908) was a SerbianVekarić/Kapetanić, Podrijetlo Balda Bogišića, Hereditas rervm croaticarvm, 2003, p. 74 Zimmermann, 1962, p. 27Martinović, Valtazar Bogišić i ujedinjena omladina sprska, ZMS 9 (1954), 26 jurist and a pioneer in sociology.
A vampire is a being from folklore that subsists by feeding on the vital force (generally in the form of blood) of the living.
Vanja Udovičić (Вања Удовичић,; born as Franjo Udovičić; born 12 September 1982) is a Serbian politician and former professional water polo player.
Vasilije (Василије) is a South Slavic masculine given name, a variant of Greek given name Vassilios (Basil).
Vesna is a popular Slavic female name derived from the name of Vesna, an ancient Slavic goddess of spring.
Via Militaris or Via Diagonalis was an ancient Roman road, starting from Singidunum (today the Serbian capital Belgrade), passing by Danube coast to Viminacium (mod. Požarevac), through Naissus (mod. Niš), Serdica (mod. Sofia), Philippopolis (mod. Plovdiv), Adrianopolis (mod. Edirne in Turkish Thrace), and reaching Constantinople (mod. Istanbul).
Visoki Dečani (Високи Дечани, Manastiri i Deçanit), or simply Dečani is a medieval Serbian Orthodox Christian monastery located near Dečani, Kosovo.
Vlade Divac (Владе Дивац,; born February 3, 1968) is a Serbian professional basketball executive and retired player, currently serving as the vice president of basketball operations and general manager of the Sacramento Kings.
Vladimir (Влади́мир, Володимѣръ, Владимир) is a male Slavic given name of Church Slavonic and Old Slavic origin, now widespread throughout all Slavic nations.
Vladimir Veličković (Владимир Величковић; born 11 August 1935) is a prominent Serbian painter.
Vladimir Vujasinović (Владимир Вујасиновић;; born 14 August 1973) is a former Serbian water polo player, who has a 2000 Summer Olympics bronze medal (FR Yugoslavia team), 2004 Summer Olympics silver medal (Serbia and Montenegro team), and numerous other titles.
The Vlastimirović (Властимировић, Vlastimirovići / Властимировићи) was the first Serbian royal dynasty, named after Prince Vlastimir (ruled c. 831–851), who was recognized by the Byzantine Empire.
The Vojislavljević (Војислављевић, pl. Vojislavljevići / Војислављевићи) was a Montenegrian medieval dynasty, named after archon Stefan Vojislav, who wrested the polities of Duklja, Travunia, Zahumlje, Rascia and Bosnia from the Byzantines in the mid-11th century.
Vuk (Вук) is a male Slavic given name, predominantly recorded among Serbs as well as Croatians, Bulgarians, Macedonians, Slovenes, Russians, and Ukrainians.
Vuk Stefanović Karadžić (Вук Стефановић Караџић; 7 November 1787 – 7 February 1864) was a Serbian philologist and linguist who was the major reformer of the Serbian language.
Vukan's Gospel is a 13th-century Serbian illuminated manuscript (Gospel Book) in Serbian recension of Church Slavonic.
West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG; Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BRD) in the period between its creation on 23 May 1949 and German reunification on 3 October 1990.
Western Europe is the region comprising the western part of Europe.
Westport is an affluent town located in Connecticut, along Long Island Sound within Connecticut's Gold Coast in Fairfield County, Connecticut.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The Yugoslav Partisans,Serbo-Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene: Partizani, Партизани or the National Liberation Army,Narodnooslobodilačka vojska (NOV), Народноослободилачка војска (НОВ); Народноослободителна војска (НОВ); Narodnoosvobodilna vojska (NOV) officially the National Liberation Army and Partisan Detachments of Yugoslavia,Narodnooslobodilačka vojska i partizanski odredi Jugoslavije (NOV i POJ), Народноослободилачка војска и партизански одреди Југославије (НОВ и ПОЈ); Народноослободителна војска и партизански одреди на Југославија (НОВ и ПОЈ); Narodnoosvobodilna vojska in partizanski odredi Jugoslavije (NOV in POJ) was the Communist-led resistance to the Axis powers (chiefly Germany) in occupied Yugoslavia during World War II.
The Yugoslav Wars were a series of ethnic conflicts, wars of independence and insurgencies fought from 1991 to 1999/2001 in the former Yugoslavia.
General elections were held in Yugoslavia on 24 September 2000.
Zachlumia or Zachumlia (Zahumlje / Захумље), also Hum, was a medieval principality located in the modern-day regions of Herzegovina and southern Dalmatia (today parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia, respectively).
Zaharije Orfelin (Захаријa Орфелин; 1726 – 19 January 1785) was a Serbian polymath who lived and worked in the Austrian Monarchy and Venice.
Zoran (Cyrillic:; Zorjan) is a common Slavic name, the masculine form of Zora, which means dawn, daybreak.
Zoran "Moka" Slavnić (born 26 October 1949) is a Serbian retired professional basketball player and coach.
The 2008 French Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts.