Kosovo was the heart of the medieval Serbian kingdom.
The Serbs lost their freedom and fell under 500 years of harsh Islam occupation
after the grand battle of Kosovo.
The Saga of Kosovo
The struggle of the Kosovo Serbs,
the moral message of their story and the beauty of Kosovo itself is hard
to put all in words. We tried...
meaning of Kosovo to the Serbs
In the old tradition the Serbian nation celebrates
the bravery of their ancestors who met the intruder on the battlefield.
The Serbs say: "Our forefathers chose death over slavery. They lost
kingdom on Earth for kingdom in the Heaven." This courage to stand
for one's own beliefs, to defend one's own way of life over the wish of
foreign powers to conquer and subdue remained the backbone of the Serbian
consciousness and pride.
happened to Kosovo Serbs?
If Kosovo was the heart of the medieval Serb kingdom
and if thus it was all Serb in 14th century - how did it get to be 90%